Ever find yourself asking children these questions:
“Why’d you do that?”
“What are you feeling?”
And the most common answer to these questions, one you’ve probably heard a million times, is…drum roll please…
“I don’t know.”
Are you getting too many frustrating “I don’t knows” from your growing person when trying to talk about emotional experiences?
Creating a mutually shared emotional language is an important step to guiding children through big emotions.
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