Tag: emotions

A parent comforting their adolescent child

Helping Our Kids Understand Their Emotions’

Understanding emotions can be difficult at any age; however, learning to identify what they’re feeling can be calming. Here are some techniques to start a dialogue at home. Additionally, we’re providing tips for parents to manage their own emotions.

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An adolescent girl sleeps on a couch.

The Importance of Adequate Sleep for Adolescents

Getting adequate sleep is of the utmost importance. Statistics show that adolescents are not getting enough of it. Lack of sleep can have serious consequences. Prioritizing sleep can improve daily activities and physical/emotional health.

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A little boy playing baseball.

There’s No Crying in Baseball!

Learning to talk about our feelings can help us cope and understand situations. Anger, a secondary emotion, can result in aggression though it might be sadness or frustration. Teaching your child to voice their feelings can reveal underlying emotions. Encouraging this type of expression can help calm your child and allow them to process their feelings.

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Mother and young daughter do Yoga.

Managing Big Emotions in Little Kids

They may be small, but children can have big emotions. It is natural for children to experience deep feelings. Parents can react in a myriad of ways. One way is to take these moments as opportunities to teach. Taking deep breaths and counting are ways to help children cope.

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