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Helping Toddlers Manage Their Big Emotions Using Emotional Intelligence

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I'm going to share an approach with you

that has completely changed the way I

help my son

manage his big emotions not only has

this approach changed the way that I

relate to my son but it has also become

a way that I help to defuse situations

from turning into something bigger so

this approach comes from the clinical

psychologist named Daniel Siegel who has

written multiple titles about the

development of the brain his pioneering

approach really focuses on the cognitive

function of the brain as a way to help

children regulate their emotions so it's

based on a lot of scientific facts

versus just opinion or philosophies his

approach is called connect and redirect

what I'll share with you is something

that actually got caught on camera when

I was filming something completely