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2020
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Ways to Get Your Kids Back to Their Pre-Lockdown Routines Without Tantrums.

Childhood is an amazing time of discovery. Nearly every moment of a child’s life offers the opportunities to learn important emotional intelligence skills such as caring, listening, patience, empathy, problem-solving, self-regulation and resilience. The most important thing you can do to help kids deal with the disruption and uncertainty of the pandemic is to help them get back to their normal routines as quickly as possible, while closely observing their behavior and paying attention to what’s going on emotionally with your child.

06Jul
2020
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50 Kindergarten Books to Help Foster a Love of Reading.

Wrangling your energetic kindergartener for quiet reading time at home every day can be…rough. But it’s worth doing. Why? “Be reading to your kindergartener as much as possible will increase the probability of your child’s school success,” says Denise Daniels, RN, MS, child development expert and creator of the Moodsters. “It helps children’s brain development and builds key language and social skills

06Jul
2020
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How Should I Prepare My Child For A New Sibling?

Adding to a new baby to a child’s life is a significant change to the world they know. It requires time and patience from parents for their child to adjust to the news, and it’s important to ensure they feel included every step of the way. Here, parenting experts share their advice with us for making this as easy a transition as possible.

07Jun
2020
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First Lady Melania Trump And Betsy DeVos Discuss The Mental And Emotional Toll COVID-19 Takes On Children

On June 5th, First Lady Melania Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos received a briefing from Karen Baicker and Denise Daniels over Zoom about Social Emotional Learning Techniques (SEL) and how COVID-19 affects the mental health of children and families. Mrs. Trump’s “Be Best” initiative includes a well-being pillar, in which SEL highly contributes to.

14May
2020
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Ongoing Stress Of Pandemic Taking Its Toll On Children

Denise Daniels provided parents with tips on how to spot mental and emotional signs their kids are struggling with the pandemic in addition to sharing suggestions on how to talk to kids about how summer camp, sports, vacations, etc. will be different this summer. Denise also shared teaching strategies for parents that are found in her new First Aid for Feelings workbook.

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