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Lists the different facial emotions that infants begin to exhibit at different age from birth to six months. Some emotions are social smile, anger, fear,
Children's moral and emotional development is largely affected by the support of  environments full of emotional warmth and fairness.
Describes the importance and characteristics of an emotionally safe school in which a child's interpersonal intelligence can be developed.
A parent's emotional avoidance, avoiding thoughts of a traumatic event, can affect her child. Learn about emotional avoidance and become emotionally supportive!
Many parents hope their child grows into an emotionally healthy adult. Here are seven keys for developing your child's emotional well-being and resilience.
Examines the progression of emotional development in children ages 3-5, including the expression of extreme emotions.
In addition to an awareness of their own emotions, children need the ability to recognize the cues reflecting the emotions of others.
Lists examples of responsive care and education practices that focus on supporting the emotional needs of infants and toddlers.
If you thought the end of kindergarten meant the end of all the arguments, tantrums, crying, ups, downs and in-betweens, we've got bad news for you. Children in first grade are bound to endure a storm of emotional whirlwinds. Some of it makes sense and some of it doesn't, but how you react can help your child through this stage of life. Check out this slideshow to find out what your first grader will do and what you should do.
Is it really possible that a mom's bad mood can rub off on her kid? Research says yes.
This article looks in depth at he biological issues related to emotional/behavioral disorders, including genetics, psychoneurology, and environmental factors.
Social relationships begin at birth.  Here is a discussion of attachment and healthy social behaviors among infants.
Here's what to look for if you suspect your student might be emotionally disturbed.
Examines three general areas that can contribute to emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD): biology, home and community, and school as well as steps to
An introduction to emotional disturbance and some strategies to use in the classroom with these students.
Examines the relationship of theory to social play including cognitive-developmental theory, psychosocial theory, and sociocultural theory.
During play, children increase their social competence and emotional maturity. This article outlines other chief reasons why play is so vital for kids.
Along with the astonishing physical growth, the impressive new mental abilities and the heightened focus on friendships, third grade brings new emotional milestones for children. Some are welcome elements to the life of parents; some will drive you up the wall. The important thing is to know what's coming and how to react. Read this slideshow to learn what to expect from your child in this interesting, challenging, wonderful year.
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