Your 5-year-old is playing with a toy. Your 1-year-old takes it. Your 5-year-old, surrounded by a minimum of 47 other toys, begins to shriek. You say, "Don't be angry, he's a baby. Take this other toy."
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Children become resilient by living through loss and disappointment. Help your little boy use his words to express upset while providing him the opportunity to get his feelings out.
It is our misconception and misunderstanding of what emotions truly are that create the majority of the distress and dis-ease that we experience. So what are emotions anyway?
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