Listen earnestly to anything [your children] want to tell you, no matter what. If you don't listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won't tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.

-Catherine M. Wallace

LISTENING FROM THE HEART PROVIDES PARENTING TOOLS TO SUPPORT SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING AT HOME BASED ON YOUR CHILD'S AGE RANGE.

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Ages 4-11

Connecting to your child by experiencing their big emotions and feelings alongside them.

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Ages 10-12

Empathizing and relating with the changes that your tween goes through on daily basis. 

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Ages 13-18

Listening and dialoguing with your teen in a way that they can receive and accept. 

 Disclaimer: The resources and ideas found on this website are all research-based and vetted with a parent and educator lens. The tools listed have worked for our children; however, each child is different. This list is not exhaustive and is a compilation of ideas and strategies to try at home.  No information on this website should be used as medical advice. We are not clinical psychologists, but we do work alongside them as thought partners in this journey.