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Transforming Children's Anger

Transforming Children's Anger

Transforming Children's Anger

  • Media type: Article
  • Time Investment: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Date Published: 11/16/2021

What parent hasn't experienced a surge of protectiveness when your child hurts their sibling? Our cultural training calls us to immediately take two roles: the judge, determining who was wrong and what the consequences will be, and the police, enforcing the consequences. These thankless jobs often result in frustration, resentment, pain, for all. Read on for an example of how empathy transformed a child's impulse to hit another child.

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