Helping Children Talk About Feelings

Helping children label their feelings is the first step in developing the skills of understand their feelings and learning how to express their feelings in positive and healthy ways.  When children are able to identify their feelings, calming themselves is easier. See @raisingwichildren for more parenting tips.  

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New School Year Jitters?

The transition back to school can be emotional for children.  Here’s a strategy to help your child with their feelings as they prepare for the new school year. Go to @raisingwichildren on Instagram for more parenting tips.

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Educación para padres – Otoño 2021

Programas virtuales (en Zoom) Soluciones Positivas – Los padres de niños pequeños aprenden estrategias para promover el comportamiento positivo al enseñar habilidades sociales, establecer expectativas y ayudar a los niños a afrontar sentimientos fuertes. 6 sesiones – Miércoles: 13, 20, 27 de octubre, 3, 10 y 17 de noviembre 6: 30-7: 30 PM Establecer Expectativas […]

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Fall 2021 Parenting Programs

Our fall schedule of programs for parents is now available.  All programs will be remote, using Zoom. Positive Solutions for Families (6 sessions).  This is a comprehensive program providing many strategies parents can use to help their children learn important social skills, understand what is expected of them, and manage their feelings.  Wednesdays:  Oct 13, 20, […]

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Summer Parenting Programs

       Extension continues to offer a variety of FREE remote workshops.  Our summer schedule includes the popular Emotion Coaching along with new workshops. Programs include: Emotion Coaching – helping children manage strong feelings Creating Consistent Routines – explore a method to maintain routines Discipline vs Punishment – ways to teach our children to […]

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Addressing Children’s Strong Feelings

The strong emotions of kids (and the strong (or “attention-getting) behaviors that sometimes come with these emotions) can be difficult to understand and even harder to deal with as parents. Strong Feelings is a 6-part video series designed to help adults understand and respond to children’s strong feelings using emotion coaching. Supporting children’s emotions helps them feel […]

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Reading with Your Baby or Toddler – Taller de lectura interactiva

How can you help your child develop language skills? How can you increase your child’s brain development? What are some fun ways to strengthen your bond with your child? Join in this discussion about how your child learns and ways you are teaching them from the moment they are born!  Use your laptop, tablet, or smartphone […]

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February Workshop – Equity and Equality through the Lens of Early Childhood Leadership and Development (Online)

Equity and Equality through the Lens of Early Childhood Leadership and Development Early care and education providers are invited to attend this workshop that will explore the important topic of equity and equality. The workshop will discuss how equity and equality shows up in the workplace for early childhood educators. Participants will understand the difference […]

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