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Managing Emotions

Lifelong Skills

Skill Sets for Success

Lifelong Skills

Two skills a toddler needs to know

Lifelong Skills

If toddlers don’t learn how to cope with their emotions and express their feelings, it can create challenges, as they become adolescents and adults. Scientists have proven that when toddlers learn how to control their emotions and problem solve, they do much better at home, school and on the playground. These skills pay off significantly later in life, too.

Tips for promoting essential skills

Lifelong Skills

Discover these insightful tips from Mind in the Making.

Skill Building

Lifelong Skills

Disover the information that Mind in the Making has put together for pediatricians on how they can help parents turn behavioral issues into opportunities to promote life skills in their children.

Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence

Lifelong Skills

Discover this 16-page guide (available for download), which describes a variety of activities and games that represent age-appropriate ways for adults to support and strengthen various components of Executive Function and Self Regulation in children.

What is Executive Function?

Lifelong Skills

As essential as they are, we aren’t born with the skills that enable us to control impulses, make plans, and stay focused. We are born with the potential to develop these capacities—or not—depending on our experiences during infancy, throughout childhood, and into adolescence. Our genes provide the blueprint, but the early environments in which children live leave a lasting signature on those genes.

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