How many times have you felt emotionally exhausted this year?! I think I've lost track at this point. Our emotions have been tested to the limits, and a lot of our own difficulties in coping with emotions have come to light. But what about our children? Imagine feeling the wide range of emotions you already do, but not being able to control them at all; that would be extremely overwhelming! I think we often forget that children are not born with the ability to regulate their emotions, and they often feel overwhelmed by them. Intellectually, many of us know this, but when our child is throwing a tantrum because we didn't put the peanut butter on bread "the right way", it's kind of hard to ... Read the Post
The DBSA mood crew is a free workbook curriculum for ages 4-10 that contains games, activities, and fun educational materials that teach children about emotions. The curriculum has 10 different emotions: happy, sad, lonely, scared, angry, worried, calm, embarrassed, excited, and confident.