Looking through our children’s eyes, and how they see things from where they stand, is one of the best things we can do as parents. Empathy helps us to understand why our children behave as they do. Are they tired, sick, hungry, fed-up?

Using empathy in our parenting doesn’t mean that our children are going to get everything they want, or that everything will go their way, but we can at least acknowledge what they are saying and how they are feeling.

Here is what Dr Brene Brown says about empathy…




Categories: Managing Emotions, Skills for Kids


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