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How Do Children Learn to Regulate Their Emotions?

Emotional Intelligence

How Do Children Learn to Regulate Their Emotions?

HuffPost - Kenneth Barish, Ph.D., Contributor

We want children totheir feelings, but not be overwhelmed by them -- to feel discouraged but not give up; to feel anxious but not stay home; and to be excited but not get so carried away in their enthusiasm that they use poor judgment in making decisions. As a child therapist, I am often asked, "Why …

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