LET'S PUT FEELINGS FIRST

Now more than ever, it’s vital for all of us to familiarize ourselves with the important role of social and emotional development in the early years.

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It feels good to talk about feelings.

Learning to express and process emotions helps children grow into emotionally healthy adults.

Discussing emotions can be hard for both adults and children, but it is important. Paying attention to your child’s feelings from birth is key to helping them develop their own understanding of emotions, as well as the emotions they see in others. As children grow older, mealtimes and bed times are a great opportunity to ask them about how they’re feeling and how their day went.

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TALKING WITH PRESCHOOLERS ABOUT EMOTIONS

Just like adults, children need to develop strategies for managing their emotions so they can build social-emotional skills.

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SELF-REGULATION STRATEGIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

Learn 3 steps and 12 strategies to help young children manage (and talk about) their own challenging feelings.

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"LLAMA LLAMA" EMOTIONAL CODE WORDS

Help your young or school-aged child express their feelings and self-regulation needs by share an emotional code word.

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