- Ep. 114 Teaching Social/Emotional Friendship Truths for Toddlers & Teenagers with Jessica Speer Cara Tyrrell Founder of Core4Parenting & The Collaborative Parenting Methodology 38:46
In this episode Jessica and Cara discuss social, emotional learning for young people. They emphasize the importance of regulating one’s own emotions in order to effectively help children manage theirs. The conversation touches on the idea that toddlers and teenagers are essentially the same person, with the same skills applied throughout both age groups. They also stress the importance of repairing relationships with children when parents make mistakes, and the need to allow children to experience difficult emotions and navigate through them.
Jessica Speer is the author of books for kids and teens, unpacking tricky stuff that surfaces during childhood and adolescence. Join her free monthly newsletter here!
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About Your Host:
Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.
While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t — their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach.
Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.
Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?
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