"Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master their emotions. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is a guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world. And as acclaimed psychologist and researcher John Gottman shows, once they master this important life skill, emotionally intelligent children will enjoy increased self-confidence, greater physical health, better performance in school, and healthier social relationships. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child will equip parents with a five-step “emotion coaching” process that teaches how to:
-Be aware of a child's emotions
-Recognize emotional expression as an opportunity for intimacy and teaching
-Listen empathetically and validate a child's feelings
-Label emotions in words a child can understand
-Help a child come up with an appropriate way to solve a problem or deal with an upsetting issue or situation
Written for parents of children of all ages, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child will enrich the bonds between parent and child and contribute immeasurably to the development of a generation of emotionally healthy adults."
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Your Teen Might be watching...
"Parents need to know that Heartbreak High is a reboot of a 1990s Australian teenage drama; however, it contains adult content and mature themes. One of the main conflicts involves raucous sexual behavior of high school students, and there are sexual scenes and some nudity. Additionally, strong language is used, and there is a fight scene. Aside from that, there are relevant topics for teens to identify with, like friendship, identity, fitting in, and growing up."
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HIGH SCHOOL WELLNESS INFORMATION
- Reminder of Snack Shak: for families of high school students experiencing food insecurity. Your student will receive a bag of food items each week. To sign up, please CLICK HERE
SUBSTANCE USE info
informational session for all parents
Erin Van De Walle, Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Texas and
Thomas Mangiamele, Supervisory Special Agent from the Drug Enforcement Administration
This crisis is happening everywhere. You don't have to have concerns for your child in order to attend. Knowledge is power. So the more you know, the more you can protect your child.
Parents of any age child can attend.
Tuesday, February 28 @ 6 pm in the Alamo Heights High School Auditorium Foyer
5 basic principles for raising drug-free children
1) Spend time with your children
2) Use a democratic approach to discipline
3) Accept your children's emotions
4) Be a good role model
5) Give your children age-appropriate information
Dr. Aletha Solter
WELLNESS for you
Here are the 8 areas
- HOME ENVIRONMENT
- WORK, SCHOOL, CAREGIVING, OR OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
Take a look at each one and focus time, energy and effort on the areas that are lacking.
It's a brand new year!! This is the perfect time to try out some new things, like optimism. Here is a month's worth of ways to find happiness this month
For More Information
Wellness Website: http://tinyurl.com/AHISDWellness
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