Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 178
How to Raise an Emotionally Intelligent Child
with guest Alyssa Blask Campbell
Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | September 20, 2022 | 41:12 min
Alyssa Blask Campbell is the founder and CEO of Seed & Sew, an organization committed to giving parents, teachers and caregivers the tools to raise emotionally intelligent humans. An emotional development expert with a master’s degree in early education, Alyssa co-created the Collaborative EmotionProcessing (CEP) method with Lauren Stauble and researched it across the United States.
She hosts the Voices of Your Village podcast and has been featured as an emotional development expert in publications including The Washington Post, Kids VT, and Family Education. Alyssa is deeply passionate about building emotional intelligence in children and creating a shame-free, judgment-free community of people interested in doing the same at Seed & Sew.
DR. MEG MEEKER with guests ALYSSA BLASK CAMPBELL
“Emotional Intelligence” has become somewhat of a buzzword in today’s culture. In this episode, Alyssa breaks things down to describe how emotional intelligence is based on five components: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills. “In terms of raising emotionally intelligent humans: We’re not talking about changing who kids are, but shifting how adults experience kids’ emotions.”
Topics discussed in this episode include:
- Finding a pause between reaction and response
- Learning to regulate and choose words and actions wisely
- Intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation: What is driving us?
- Why are the birth-to-age 5 years so important?
- Why our nervous system is like a battery; it drains throughout the day & needs to be recharged
- And more!
FROM THE PRODUCER
Thanks for listening to Episode #178, How to Raise an Emotionally Intelligent Child, and for helping Dr. Meg’s parenting revolution reach more than FIVE MILLION downloads!
View More Episodes
Impossible To Keep Your Kids Off Social Media? Think Again.
Episode 201 | Nate Randle, CEO of Gabb Wireless, shares how to protect our kids from the negative effects of social media through kid-safe tech.
A Look Back at the Best of 200 Episodes
Episode 200 I Dr. Meeker has picked out some of her favorite shows from the past 7 years of podcasting. We will be playing clips of six episodes as we go down memory lane.
Episode 199 | Sarah Moore’s book, Peaceful Discipline: Story Teaching, Brain Science, & Better Behavior helps mitigate adults’ very real struggles, and gives them specific strategies that increase cooperation and connection with the children in their lives.
How to Build Trust Between You and Your Kids
Episode 198 | Dr. Henry Cloud is a clinical psychologist, pastor to pastors, and New York Times best-selling author. His 45 books, including the iconic Boundaries, have sold nearly 15 million copies worldwide.
Trading Our Fears for God’s Unshakeable Peace
Episode 197 | Katie Davis Majors is the bestselling author of Kisses from Katie and Daring to Hope. Katie is the founder of Amazima Ministries, an organization that desires to empower people in Uganda through authentic relationships, education, community strengthening, vocational training, and spiritual disciples
Helping Young Adults Launch
Episode 196 | Bruce Sheridan talks about how he is passionate about helping young adults plan and live an intentional and fulfilling life. Bruce coaches young adults to take responsibility for their relationships with God and their family/friends, what career to pursue and managing their money.