Self-awareness is the foundation for growth in early childhood and all throughout life. As children learn more about themselves, they are better able to understand how their thoughts and feelings affect their actions. Self-aware people have a strong understanding of
Relationship Skills Kids Need Now and for a LifetimeRelationship Skills Kids Need Now and for a Lifetime
Relationship skills, such as communication, teamwork, leadership, cultural competency, and the ability to solve problems in diverse settings are increasingly valuable 21st century skills.
Responsible decision-making happens at home, at school, and at hobbies, so it's valuable for kids to start practicing early.
Self-management is one of the most powerful skills you can teach kids when it comes to building emotional wellness skills that last a lifetime.
Stress Management for Kids — A HeyKiddo™ Parent’s GuideStress Management for Kids — A HeyKiddo™ Parent’s Guide
Managing stress is one of the most important things you can do for emotional wellbeing. That’s why we are giving away a FREE Stress Management toolkit!
COVID Confusion: Navigating Pandemic Misinformation for KidsCOVID Confusion: Navigating Pandemic Misinformation for Kids
Unfortunately, there is so much misinformation surrounding the pandemic, so it’s no surprise that it can be hard to tell what is legit and what is bogus.
Quarantine Coping Skills: Managing Social Isolation and WellbeingQuarantine Coping Skills: Managing Social Isolation and Wellbeing
Quarantine can help the community by minimizing the spread of COVID-19, and it allows symptomatic individuals to engage in proper self-care.
Gone were the days of our little scholars sleeping through Zoom lectures and scheduling FaceTime playdates. COVID had “been defeated,” and we resumed our normal lives filled with backyard barbecues and neighborhood water balloon fights.
Beyond questions and concerns about the physical health and safety of our children, this back-to-school season spotlights yet another transition from one unknown to the next.
Under Pressure: How to Help Kids Fight PerfectionismUnder Pressure: How to Help Kids Fight Perfectionism
Pressure to succeed; pressure to be brilliant, to be perfect and constantly on; pressure to keep pushing, and to immediately and unreflectively get back up- no matter how painful the fall. Does this sound familiar?
As children grow, so do their options. You can continue modeling good choices the same way, developing your child's critical thinking skills.
Here are the HeyKiddo™ team's favorite TED Talks to watch with your child this weekend.
Ask HeyKiddo: Our Family Pet Is Going to Die–What Should I Tell My Kids?Ask HeyKiddo: Our Family Pet Is Going to Die–What Should I Tell My Kids?
I don't know how to break the news to my kids about losing our family pet while I'm hurting so much. What should I tell them?
What’s Your Problem? How to Help Kids Make Responsible DecisionsWhat’s Your Problem? How to Help Kids Make Responsible Decisions
Stay present and listen to your child's experience and feelings in these moments, and then get curious about what the real problem is.