Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence, or people’s ways of expressing, controlling, and recognizing the emotional experience, is extremely important in development. Some even hold that it is MORE important than IQ! Raising emotionally-intelligent children can help lessen power struggles and negative relationships. See this article for strategies and explanations!

http://www.positiveparentingconnection.net/how-to-raise-an-emotionally-intelligent-child/

Mindfulness: Try it out!

I speak highly of the practice of mindfulness, whether that be mindful eating, speaking, or relaxing. This is a really interesting activity to remind yourself of the sincere need to “detach” sometimes:

http://www.donothingfor2minutes.com