One of the behaviors that we often see in children with big feelings is that they react quickly and strongly, usually in a way that seems disproportionate to the situation. Trying to convince them not to get so upset, or using logic to explain why they shouldn’t be so reactive…only makes the situation worse. In this episode, you’ll learn why it makes sense that children with big feelings act so “dramatic” and how you can help them in the short run and foster more resilience in the long run.

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Why it makes sense that children with big feelings act so “dramatic”
  • How you can help them in the short run
  • How you can foster resilience in the long run

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Why Children With Big Feelings Act So Dramatic