Managing Your Own Emotions

Feb 16, 2017

As parents, we often talk about how to help our little ones manage their emotions. It is a task that we help them practice when they have big feelings or encounter difficult situations. However, we sometimes forget that the way we handle our own emotions is just as important. "Research shows that when parents react harshly and with emotional intensity, children’s distress tends to escalate, and the problem is less likely to get resolved." Click the link below to find helpful strategies on managing your own emotions, while deescalating your little one's big feelings!

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/521-managing-your-own-emotions-the-key-to-positive-effective-parenting



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Category: Parenting Topics