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Things to talk to your kids about - Molly Potter

How Are You Feeling Today?

 
Tips, topics, ideas, advice and food for thought to prompt discussions and different interactions between your child and you that will help them navigate life a little better.

December 3rd, 2021

So emotional literacy seems to be my niche. I have written books about it, deliver ...

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November 27th, 2021

Professor Marc Brackett is clearly an advocate of emotional literacy. He certainly...

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November 19th, 2021

What is emotional literacy and why it is important? seem like simple questions to...

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October 30th, 2021

In our somewhat over-rational world that I suspect would happily obliterate...

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October 22nd, 2021

My latest video: What can we say...

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October 18th, 2021

You can find an interview on the Reading Zone website about my latest book: The Same...

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October 18th, 2021

Quite a few years ago now, I came across EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique when a...

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October 4th, 2021

A video about the emotion or experience of being hurt can be found here:...

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September 21st, 2021

My latest video explores both the emotion of joy and the kind of happiness that's...

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August 28th, 2021

I made the video: What...

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August 19th, 2021

To support the video I made: ...

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August 18th, 2021

I made this video: Top ten tips...

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August 17th, 2021

I made this video about worry:...

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July 9th, 2021

I made this video about anger: ...

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June 25th, 2021

I have mentioned in a previous...

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June 25th, 2021

For empathy day, which was a while ago now, I was inspired by the...

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June 23rd, 2021

This book is due out this October. I have seen the PDF of it and Sarah Jenning’s...

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May 25th, 2021

I wrote this post for another blog as it is aimed at adults. However, I think there is...

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May 20th, 2021

I created this worry machine a while ago for World Book Day, setting children the task...

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April 30th, 2021

SCROLL DOWN FOR THE VIDEOS....



Despite being very new to film...

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April 21st, 2021

My How are you feeling today? - activity and sticker book...

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April 21st, 2021

Revelling in the titles of some of my books.....



....the books about feelings...

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April 12th, 2021

The teachers of Year 6 of Hampton Junior School contacted me about an exciting project...

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March 26th, 2021

In a pupil referral unit, point blank refusal from a child is such a regular event...

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March 21st, 2021

For an absolutely wonderful local independent book shop and for World Book Day, I made...

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March 18th, 2021

We all know the many wisdoms said about making mistakes that tell us about them being...

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February 23rd, 2021

It’s been a weird time for all of us. And soon for many children,  it’s time to return...

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February 16th, 2021

It is really important that we never label emotions 'good' or 'bad' with our children...

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February 4th, 2021

I wrote, ‘What’s going on inside my head?’ as a tool to help parents/carers...

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January 14th, 2021

We all know what ‘moods’ are but we don’t often give them a lot of thought. Such...

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January 6th, 2021

I have uploaded some more unusual activities from my books to keep your younguns...

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November 29th, 2020
As I have said in earlier posts, healthy emotions arrive and leave. In other words:...
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November 18th, 2020

This is a short post to introduce the idea of taking an emotion at a time and...

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November 12th, 2020

You can download a free activity pack that is great to use alongside my book, 'It's OK...

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November 10th, 2020

I remember whining ‘I’m bored’ with some regularity when I was a child. Although I...

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October 19th, 2020

Anxiety seems to be very much on the up. I don’t think this is overly surprising. The...

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September 11th, 2020

I often marvel at how the emotions of situations are so rarely acknowledged despite...

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July 9th, 2020

I read an article recently that said many people were finding coming out of lockdown...

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July 2nd, 2020

I honestly think it would be impossible to get out of childhood unscathed. Our parents...

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