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You may have heard that when your child is distressed you should be responsive: responding in a compassionate and caring way.  You may also have heard that you should reflect back to your child their feelings or their desire (‘you are feeling sad’ or ‘you’d really like that ice-cream’) and problem-solving the situation with your […]

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Toddlers are busy learning all about their world, including learning about their internal, emotional world.  Emotional development is just as important as cognitive, motor or language development.  Children who have a better understanding of emotion are better able to succeed in the classroom and in the playground.  As parents, we can support our children’s emotional […]

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