The longer I’m a parent, the more I realize that a big part of my job is to help my kids deal with their big emotions - sometimes very big emotions.
While as adults, these strong emotions about an itchy sock or spilled water bottle might seem silly or overdramatic to us... to kids, these emotions are very real and can feel scary, overwhelming and often, too much to handle.
The truth is, kids aren't born with the ability to control their emotions any more than they are born knowing how to feed themselves or tie their shoes.
That's why they need parents to help them sort it all out.
Come on in and explore what's really going on behind the tantrum and tears, and let's see if we can figure this out together...