Happiness in Progress, Podcast

#35 Suzanne Tucker, Teaching Kids Emotional Resilience

*This post includes affiliate links. All opinions are my own*

It seems more and more kids are having trouble regulating their emotions. They’re flying off the handle. Schools are reporting more kids throwing objects and yelling at teachers.

Enter – Generation Mindful.

I am so excited to introduce you to the founder, Suzanne Tucker. Generation Mindful helps teach children – and even their parents – about emotional regulation and resilence. She’s put together fun and colorful charts and games – to make up the Time In toolkit and the Peacemakers game.

In this episode of Happiness in Progress, Suzanne talks about the long road she traveled to get to Generation Mindful. You’ll hear about what she learned from several miscarraiges.

Plus, she talked about how she shifted her goals for her children and why it’s important to reframe “bad” or “wrong” behavior… to seeing it as a challenge.

We also talked about time-outs. I know many of you use time-outs. She gave me some great ideas to shift time-outs from a shaming practice teaching our kid they ARE bad rather than they did something they shouldn’t have. I’ve been using her ideas on my 3 year old – and you know what – it’s working.

If you want to hear more (and trust me you do) just click play on the top of this post. You can also check out the episode on your iPhone or Android phone. You can also listen here.

Check out Generation Mindful here

You can check out the Time-In Toolkit here, the Peacemakers Game here, and get Suzanne’s Free Positive Parenting Class here.

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You can read my Girl, Wash Your Face book review here.

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