Everyone pretty much agrees on the importance of emotional literacy, at least in theory.
As a society, we want children to learn how to deal with difficult feelings, both their own and others’.
But how exactly do we teach them that? Especially if we ourselves aren’t sure we’ve got a handle on our own emotions?
Emotional intelligence can easily be developed in children because most kids are naturally emotionally intelligent. At least, they’ve got the basics down; kids know an emotion when they feel one, and they’re not ashamed of their own humanity. Read More