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You’re not alone if public meltdowns make you feel embarrassed or self-conscious. Unfortunately, feeling judged is pretty common among parents. And these out-of-control moments naturally throw parents for a loop, leaving you feeling upset or angry at your child. Here are some things to keep in mind during these stressful situations:

Public Meltdowns: Managing Your Child's Emotions -- And Yours

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There's a big, important difference between thinking we "can't" and thinking we "can't yet."

Perspective | Teaching our kids, and ourselves, that ‘if you think you can’t, you’ll be right’

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03/22/2017 at 16:54. Facebook
There's nothing wrong with a movie marathon on a sick day. But what if that sick day turns into two, or three, or four? Here are some restful ideas you can use when even TV time gets boring:

Perspective | Screen-free alternatives for sick days

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03/22/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
Whether we intend to or not, adults teach children how to act and react to their world from a very early age. Kids may absorb our mannerisms, our fear of snakes or our annoying habit of slurping cereal, but one of the most significant skills children learn from us is emotional regulation -- the ability to manage their emotions.

Perspective | Teaching children self-compassion by modeling it ourselves

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03/22/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
“We fall into this trap that if kids are at their desks with their heads down and are silent and writing, we think they are learning. But what we have found is that the active time used to energize your brain makes all those still moments better."

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

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03/21/2017 at 19:03. Facebook
This week, we're celebrating the life of Fred Rogers by sharing your stories. Tell us how Fred impacted your life in the comments. #BeMyNeighbor #ILovePBS
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03/20/2017 at 18:40. Facebook
The character Julia makes her television debut April 10 on Sesame Street on various platforms where the show's programs can be found, including PBS KIDS, HBO and YouTube.

Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

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03/20/2017 at 14:50. Facebook
"... Sesame Street taught me to read, and Mister Rogers taught me to hope.”

The Timeless Teachings of Mister Rogers

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03/18/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
Research shows that kids who watched PEG + CAT and Odd Squad significantly improved performance on critical early math skills.

Learning Critical Math Skills With Your Child's Favorite Shows

Fred Rogers impacted so many of our lives. As we approach his birthday on March 20th, we want to celebrate his life by sharing your stories. What did he teach you? What did he mean to you? Tell us how he was your neighbor in the comments below. #BeMyNeighbor #ILovePBS
For the past 20 years, Arthur has offered kids (and parents!) advice and comfort, along with laughs and adventure.

How Media Can Build Empathy in Young Children

A recent study showed that children who watched Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood had higher levels of empathy, were better at recognizing emotions, and were more confident in social situations.

How Daniel Tiger Helps Teach Social Skills to Preschoolers

PBS KIDS helped open worlds of possibilities for Karen and her daughter. Do you have a PBS story? Make your voice heard at pbs.org/value or share with the hashtag #ILovePBS.
Is your child learning about sharing? Struggling with trying a new food? Working on what to do with mad feelings? The new Daniel Tiger for Parents app has a song for these important skills – and many more of life’s little lessons!

Free App: Daniel Tiger Songs and Videos Available When You Need Them

It all started last summer, when Edith surprised her parents by spelling "restaurant" correctly.

At 5, Girl Becomes Youngest To Qualify For National Spelling Bee

"Powerful girls grow up feeling secure in themselves. They learn to take action, making positive choices about their own lives and doing positive things for others. They think critically about the world around them."

How to Raise a Powerful Girl

It’s perfectly natural to feel a little bit scared -- and a little bit of empathy can help your child feel safe and understood. #EverydayLearning
Empathy "could be one of the most important qualities to develop in young citizens who will go on to be successful actors in a complicated world."

Empathy Is Tough to Teach, But Is One Of the Most Important Life Lessons

"Our emotions can give us valuable information about the world, but we’re often taught or socialized not to listen to them."

Should emotions be taught in schools?