Positive Parenting

Dr. Taniesha Burke Parenting Expert.

Developing Good Listening Skills in Young Children

LISTENING REFERS to children’s ability to pay attention to and separate both environmental and speech sounds from one another. When children have good listening skills, they are better able to select, remember, and process information, which has a significant impact on their academic success. Listening is one of the most important skills children will need …

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Do You Want Emotionally Intelligent Children? Practice Emotion Coaching

Emotional intelligence refers to our capacity to be aware of, understand, express, and effectively manage our emotions. Emotional intelligence is an important life skill that children need to control their daily stressors, build healthy relationships with people in their environment, and communicate their emotional states. Although children’s emotional intelligence is partly determined by their temperament …

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We are doing more harm to our children with our overbearing and overprotective parenting

The recent scandal in the US about parents bribing elite universities to gain admission for their children has increased our awareness of the great lengths some parents are willing to go to protect or give their children anything they want.  Researchers have classified these parents as (1) Helicopter parents – are parents who take an …

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