How do children learn about anger?

Anger is a strong emotion, it’s one of the first ones we experience as a baby when these adults around us don’t understand what we’re asking for.  As we grow other people don’t do what we want them to do or give us what we want and that makes us angry too. This is all …

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How do children learn about guilt?

Guilt is a complex emotion to learn, it requires a set of rules to be known, knowledge of what it means to break them, knowledge of what they should have done and then the ability to put things right.  When it’s explained like that there are a large number of composite steps involved and that’s …

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The relationship habit that works best for more than 20 seconds

Helping your child’s emotions We learn the importance of cuddling when we are infants, it helps bond us to our mother.  It’s one of the lessons we pick up in the first few weeks of our lives, that when we are upset or emotionally aroused in some way that we can be reassured by a …

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