Validation means letting kids share their thoughts and feelings without judging or criticizing them. It means that you understand what your child feels is real to her. And it’ a powerful parenting too.
There’s scientific evidence that healthy relationships are foundational to a healthy life. This article shares four skills that support healthy relationships and help families thrive.
Big emotions like anger are uncomfortable for kids and adults. This article shares ways to help kids learn to manage anger in healthy ways.
When my kids were babies, I realized I had a lot to learn to help my family (and myself) develop emotional intelligence.