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Resources on Social Emotional Development

This article from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a quick read about co-regulation, which the author defines as “warm and responsive interactions that provide the support, coaching, and modeling children need to ‘understand, express, and modulate their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors’ (Murray et al. 2015, 14).” It’s part of the “Rocking and Rolling” column which appears in Young…

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The Backpack Connection Series features 25 downloadable handouts on how parents and early childhood professionals can “work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior.” The handouts provide a wide variety of tools and strategies for caregivers across four main categories: Addressing Behavior, Emotions, Routines and Schedules, and Social…

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135087515?profile=RESIZE_710xTo an adult's logical mind, the extreme reactions of toddlers to choices or situations they don't like can be baffling and frustrating. How can parents respond to their toddler's tantrums when the rationale doesn't seem to make sense? This article by Claire Lerner, LCSW-C and Senior Parenting Advisor at Zero to Three, explains that this behavior is developmentally…

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