Calming kids in an environment filled with stressors and triggers requires proven-strategies. This week, Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore joins Host, Mike Domitrz, to share her insights about how she helps parents have a more compassionate view of their children and themselves through her work and books. Dr. Kennedy-Moore is a Clinical Psychologist in New Jersey who focuses on children's feelings and friendships. Her latest book, Growing Friendships: A Kid’s Guide to Making and Keeping Friends is available everywhere books are sold.
[1:49] Eileen describes Emergency Calming Strategies and when to use them.
[10:34] Equipping kids with the skills needed understand emotions without expecting miracles.
[18:53] A sneak peek at Eileen's new book, Growing Friendships.
[21:07] Should kids Speak Up or Stand Up?
[26:00] How-to use soft critcism as discipline.
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Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD, is a psychologist, author, and mom of four, based in Princeton, NJ. Her newest book is Growing Friendships: A Kid’s Guide to Making and Keeping Friends. She has also written two books for parents, Smart Parenting for Smart Kids and The Unwritten Rules of Friendship, plus an audio-video series from The Great Courses®, called Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids.
A trusted expert on parenting and child development, Dr. Kennedy-Moore serves on the advisory board for Parents magazine, blogs for Psychology Today, and US News & World Report, and offers fun and practical
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