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Childrens Emotional Health

Inspired by Moments of Emotional Brilliance -- Tender and Tuned In: Part 3

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 12.20.2014 | Parents
Miriam Mason Martineau

Even as we all know that there are many stumbles along the way to emotional intelligence and wisdom (the journey to developing emotional intelligence is a long and windy one), it is so helpful to get a fuller sense of what is possible and what emotional health looks like in action.

Inspired by Moments of Emotional Brilliance -- Tender and Tuned In: Part 1

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 12.08.2014 | Parents
Miriam Mason Martineau

Over the past few months I have witnessed a few of those and find myself heartened every time I ponder them. I'd like to share some of them with you in a three-part blog series.

'Why Can't You Be More Like Steven?' When Teachers Compare Siblings

Varda Epstein | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents
Varda Epstein

What happens when teachers compare students in the classroom? It's not something you'd ever do at home. You'd never compare your children. Out loud that is.

Mindful Parenting

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 11.17.2013 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

What if we consider our role of parenting as an opportunity to not only raise happy, healthy children, but also to gain knowledge of ourselves and how we interact with the world?

6 Steps To Co-Parenting Success

Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz

Helping kids stay loyal to both parents might be the single most important thing divorcing parents can do.

5 Ways To Help Your Kids Cope With Divorce

Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz | Posted 09.09.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz

Divorce creates challenges for everyone in the family. It involves loss and significant change. It can create uncertainty and stress. At times like this, there is often less emotional flexibility and more emotional reactivity.

"When Young People Are Able to Process Their Emotions They Have More Time for Learning" - Principal Sporleder

Michael Jascz | Posted 07.10.2012 | New York
Michael Jascz

This is a story of empowerment. This is a story of how kids in even the worst of situations can still turn their lives around, if we as the adults can make emotional safety a part of a school's culture.

How to Raise an Emotionally Healthy Child

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

From the moment our children are born and the doctor takes them to be weighed, measured and bundled, their health becomes one of our very highest pr...