Wild Emotions


Gain new tools for coping with young children’s BIG feelings, especially difficult emotions like anger, fear, jealousy, and sorrow. Based on the premise that “All Feelings are OK, All Behaviour Isn’t,” Heather Shumaker gives practical ideas for accepting big feelings while still setting limits. The foundation of working with young children, helping children with their emotions may help you, too!

Heather Shumaker is an author and early childhood speaker. Her renegade parenting books, It’s OK Not to Share and It’s OK to Go Up the Slide, promote play, risk-taking, and emotional and social learning and have been translated into French, Chinese, Korean, Arabic, and other languages. Heather is also a children’s fiction author. The Griffins of Castle Cary is an award-winning adventure for kids ages 8-12. Find her Fiction Friday videos on YouTube and weekly podcast Renegade Rules. Learn more at www.heathershumaker.com.


Note: The session qualifies as approved Nebraska Department Of Education Office Of Early Childhood Automatically Accepted ECE In-Service Training


Learning Goals

Attendees will:

  • Confront difficult emotions children experience with a focus on anger, sadness and fear
  • Learn practical ways adults can help guide children to express these difficult feelings without hurting others
  • Examine their own relationship to these feelings

Competency Areas

Relationships And Social Emotional Guidance


60 Minutes


  • 9:00 PM Atlantic
  • 8:00 PM Eastern
  • 7:00 PM Central
  • 6:00 PM Mountain
  • 5:00 PM Pacific
  • 10:00 AM July 22, 2020 Sydney, Australia

Additional information


The pricing for this session is in Australian Dollars. $24.00 AUD is approximately $16.50 USD.

Event Details

This is a collaborative live online learning event cohosted by Inspired EC and Explorations Early Learning. Registration is handled through the Inspired EC website. The listed price of $24 is in Australian dollars. That's approximately $15.50 in US dollars.

Date: July 21, 2020

Start time: 07:00 p.m. CDT

End time: 08:00 p.m. CDT

Venue: ZOOM

Directions: Log on for the event 5 minutes before start time at the link provided in the email you'll receive after registering.

Email: Jeff@explorationsearlylearning.com