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You might watch "Inside Out" with your children. It was developed based on real psychology. The main characters are "Joy", "Fear", "Anger", "Disgust" and "Sadness"; these are little people who live inside the head of Riley, a young girl, and personify her emotions. As she goes through a difficult ...


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I purchased these emotions flashcards on Amazon. It has the emotion with the opposite feeling on the back. These are great to explain emotions as well as the opposite feeling. In the am, I ask my son how is he feeling and we put the card on the fridge so. he sees it as well as talk about the opposite emotion. I think. its helpful to show that there are ...


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I have been using this list of feelings for myself and for kids between 5 and 14. It has the advantage of classifying emotions: the list for kids has 6 categories (the four basic ones from the Transactional Analysis strand of psychology, glad, sad, mad, scared, plus shame and digust) and the one for older children or adults has 10 categories (the previous ...


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I talked with my wife and she also gave me the insight that ofcourse he knows he was behaving wrong and that a lecture or punishment will not have any positive effect. He is only 5.5! Its just the way it is that kids will favour one or the other parent, and things change as they grow. In short i should just ignore it as hes just a preschooler, simple as ...


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I think the most important thing for you and your partner is to be on the same page! My husband and I had to have a conversation about this a year ago because the same thing was happening, and now that we are on the same page about this has been that much more helpful! We made a couple of rules between us, like when my daughter is on break time (similar to ...


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Unless your child is very different from mine, I'm not sure giving a lecture is a great approach in this kind of situation. Lectures tend to turn in to what I call "Peanuts mode", referring to the classic American cartoon featuring children as the main characters, where the adults were never comprehensible - their speech is replaced by a trombone sound (in ...


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