Research-based ideas for parents to connect and support your kids' development

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What to do about big emotions

Children have limited ability to manage their emotions, so they need caring adults to help them "co-regulate," especially when they're very agitated or upset.

How to empower and cultivate capability

To develop the self-belief, "I am capable," kids need an optimal amount of challenge, through which they develop skills, and learn mental habits like grit and perseverance.

Connection leads to feeling lovable

To a very large extent, how well kids do depends upon how well connected to their caregivers they are.

What you're aiming for: lovable and capable

You may wish many things for your child in life, but underpinning most of them is a secure a resilient sense of self. As a parent, how do you develop this sense of self?

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