Talking connects. Sharing deepens bonds. Discussing hard hitting topics with your child shows them they can talk to you about anything and everything.
Because we want our kids to bend, not break
25 BIG cards, 25 BIG social emotional conceptsEach card falls into a color-coded category: Body, Mind, Heart, World, or Spirit. Card topics are listed in black.
Patience & Goals
Courage to Lead
Cycle of Life
The pressures of social media. Academic demands. Viruses and global pandemics. Schoolyard bullying and cyber-bullying. Fiercely competitive athletic programs. Racial bias. Cut-throat school admissions. Depression. Anxiety. Learning disabilities. Eating disorders. Sex. The teen suicide rate that keeps ticking up. Life on speed. Speed itself and other illegal substances. Hyper-schedules and sleep deficits. Too much freedom to get lost in the world wide web. Too little freedom to just be a kid.
As good as we try to make it for our youngsters, we can’tprotect them from life’s challenges because, well, that’s life.
But you can help them develop RESILIENCE.
The BiGgiEs Formula for Resilience.
The 25 social emotional topics included with the deck will help grow your child’s:
Formulating answers to thoughtful questions hones your child’s critical reasoning muscle and ability to express themselves. When children are able to articulate their hopes, fears, and ideas, they connect to themselves and others.