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Emotion Words

“Speak Your Heart”

  • Label emotions as they relate to various situations.
  • Describe how you feel (e.g., happy, sad, angry) as you engage in different situations.
  • Tell your child why you are feeling the way you do (e.g., “I’m sad because _____.”).
  • Ask how your child how he feels throughout the day.  If he does not respond, give choices such as, “Are you happy?” or “Are you sad?”  Repeat your child’s response.