Information For Teachers & Researchers
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Children’s Behavior - Other Factors Affecting Behavior
Effects of Maternal Prenatal Stress on Infant Outcomes: A Synthesis of the Literature
How to deal with Conflict
Coping – Parents
Modeling Appropriate Behavior
How can parents model and thereby teach their kids healthy coping skills?
Parents are a child’s first coping teacher by the way they, as adults, deal with upsets and stress. This website contains information and resources that can be helpful for parents and other adults seeking to learn more about coping in their own lives as well as helping pre-teens in their care to develop these skills.
While we all have life experiences that lead to stress, anger or sadness, parents need to know basics about our human coping brain and how it processes emotional experiences. The first rule for parents and educators is to honor children by validating their feelings as well as your own.
Having conversations leads to more mutual respect between children and their parents. Parents can help their children by discussing their common challenging experiences openly and using coping brain function terms described in the following website.
Please visit: 10 ways for parents to relax- From TLC a Discovery Company, http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/family/10-ways-parents-relax.htm.