Understand Executive Functions, Emotions, and Self-Regulation

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Be Your Child’s Calm Center: Techniques to Calm the Brain

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Human beings are built to reflect each other’s emotions. When children display intense feelings and behaviors, our brains naturally reflect those. We start to feel stressed, angry, fearful, or overwhelmed, just like our kids. The most helpful thing we can do is to develop a brain calming practice and make it part of our daily routine. Participants in this class will be able to:

  • Recognize how strongly the way you handle stress affects your child’s behavior
  • Apply specific brain calming strategies to stay calm and think clearly during challenging times
  • Learn four different techniques to calm the brain to begin to pick the one that will work for you

Course Lessons

Human beings are built to reflect each other’s emotions. When children display intense feelings and behaviors, our brains naturally reflect those. We start to feel stressed, angry, fearful, or overwhelmed, just like our kids. The most helpful thing we can do is to develop a brain calming practice and make it part of our daily routine. Participants in this class will be able to:

  • Recognize how strongly the way you handle stress affects your child’s behavior
  • Apply specific brain calming strategies to stay calm and think clearly during challenging times
  • Learn four different techniques to calm the brain to begin to pick the one that will work for you

Be your child’s calm center: How your emotions affect your child’s behavior

Lesson Details

Human beings are built to reflect each other’s emotions. When children display intense feelings and behaviors, our brains naturally reflect those. We start to feel stressed, angry, fearful, or overwhelmed, just like our kids. 

Participants in this class will be able to: 

  • Recognize how strongly the way handle stress affects your child’s behavior
  • Apply specific brain calming strategies to stay calm and think clearly during challenging times
  • Identify big emotions

Course Lessons

Human beings are built to reflect each other’s emotions. When children display intense feelings and behaviors, our brains naturally reflect those. We start to feel stressed, angry, fearful, or overwhelmed, just like our kids. 

Participants in this class will be able to: 

  • Recognize how strongly the way handle stress affects your child’s behavior
  • Apply specific brain calming strategies to stay calm and think clearly during challenging times
  • Identify big emotions

Be your child’s calm center: Techniques to Calm Your Brain

Lesson Details

Human beings are built to reflect each other’s emotions. When children display intense feelings and behaviors, our brains naturally reflect those. We start to feel stressed, angry, fearful, or overwhelmed, just like our kids. You will learn to:

  • Recognize how strongly the way you handle stress affects your child’s behavior
  • Apply specific brain calming strategies to stay calm and think clearly during challenging times

Course Lessons

Human beings are built to reflect each other’s emotions. When children display intense feelings and behaviors, our brains naturally reflect those. We start to feel stressed, angry, fearful, or overwhelmed, just like our kids. You will learn to:

  • Recognize how strongly the way you handle stress affects your child’s behavior
  • Apply specific brain calming strategies to stay calm and think clearly during challenging times

How Can I Help My Young Child Feel Safe and Secure?

Lesson Details

Young children have important basic needs to feel secure and they need family life to remain pleasurable in uncertain times.  Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the unique social-emotional needs of young children during stressful times
  • Apply parenting strategies that support children to sustain feelings of optimism and security
  • Identify realistic self-care practices that are essential to effectively support young children.

Course Lessons

Young children have important basic needs to feel secure and they need family life to remain pleasurable in uncertain times.  Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the unique social-emotional needs of young children during stressful times
  • Apply parenting strategies that support children to sustain feelings of optimism and security
  • Identify realistic self-care practices that are essential to effectively support young children.