8 Steps to nurture Emotional Intelligence in your child. Step 2.

Now after we’ve made the first step towards raising emotionally intelligent children, what is next? Step 2: Encourage conversation.“Have mandatory family-talk time,” advises Tom Kersting, licensed psychotherapist and author of Disconnected: How To Reconnect Our Digitally Distracted Kids. “The average parent spends three and a half minutes per week in meaningful conversation with their children….

8 Steps to nurture Emotional Intelligence in your child. Step 1.

Step 1. You teach kids to pause. “Kids are impulsive by nature and when unchecked they can become impulsive adults,” shares Aleasa Word, certified emotional intelligence coach. “Impulsivity undermines emotional intelligence, so teach children to stop and think about how they feel before they act.” She suggests using visual cues, like a special bracelet or…

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