Parenting - Emotions | 0-18 yrs

How To Raise An Emotionally Intelligent Child


Emotional intelligence is a part of social intelligence. It is emotional intelligence which gives us the ability to understand our own feelings as well as that of others. It helps us understand situations and act accordingly, and to adapt to the situation prevailing around us.

Individuals with a high level of emotional intelligence usually come across as considerate and caring, having the ability to listen patiently, accepting of criticism and knowing what to do to improve themselves.

How emotionally intelligent an individual is depends on his upbringing to a very large degree. So, the way you nurture your child can greatly affect his emotional intelligence. 

Childhood is the best time to begin working on developing your child's emotional intelligence. Helping her become more self-aware, developing her social skills, and motivating her are a few things you can do.

Go through your ClipBook to understand what else you should do to help boost your child's emotional intelligence.


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