Let your teen make the decision and carry it out.
Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Encourage kids to work it out.
“Don’t reward your child for every act of helpfulness...we should expect our kids to help around the house.”
When we “model empathetic behavior” by talking through how we are interpreting and considering the perspective of others, we are helping our teens develop empathy skills.
Adolescents can be a time when teens do not appear to have empathy.
Helping our teens learn healthy ways to deal with adversity and become resilient is part of our role and responsibility as parents.
Supporting teens in taking acceptable risks and experiencing the natural consequences of their choices allows them the opportunity to learn from their mistakes and errors of judgement.
Help your teenager develop good study skills.
In order to help your Chap practice better self-regulation skills and become more self-aware, "discuss ways to prioritize and sequence" electronic communication.
"The clearest message that we get from this 75-year study is this: Good relationships keep us happier and healthier."
Children learn self-management skills and resiliency by having the opportunity to think for themselves.
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Competencies