Helping Kids Deal with Big Feelings

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Not so long ago, when as a young parent, I felt my kids had feelings that seemed totally irrational.

Once when a party ended, my then little guy begged everyone not to leave. He kept holding each one’s hand to make them stay, saying, “no no.” Everyone felt so bad. And then, when his dad started putting on his shoes, he lost it crying and screaming to not be left out from all the “supposed” fun everyone…