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Avoiding the accommodation trap with anxious children.
The power of vulnerability when we’re treated unkindly.
Tuning in to emotions promotes self-esteem and healing.
Naming painful emotions activates the healing.
Supporting their ability to face life’s challenges.
The power of our example when we offer amends.
Honoring agreements is a building block of trust.
Teaching the importance of making room for pain.
Helping them see things through the eyes of others.
Letting emotions settle so that reason can arrive.
Acceptable emotions versus unacceptable behaviors.

Talking to Kids You Love is written and created by Aaron Cooper, Ph.D., in collaboration with Marina Eovaldi, Ph.D., and Benjamin Rosen, Ph.D. The project is made possible by a generous grant from The Golub Family Foundation.