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Making Friends433076​​By Julie Almquist, M.S., LIMHP and Therapist at Boys Town Center for Behavioral HealthAlthough making friends comes easily to some children, othe...2/12/2020 8:29:43 PMgive your child the confidence to use these skills on the playground or at school and to If you need help teaching social skills to your child, or if you are concerned that your 303
Cleanliness432742Is cleanliness next to intelligence? It sounds a little far-fetched, but there may be some truth in the idea. We are not saying that your child's i...4/30/2018 5:43:04 PMThese skills will help him or her to stay on-task, avoid distractions and remember routine on how to encourage your child's memory and processing skills in upcoming articles and in 229
Apologizing432068Most families on occasion encounter problems communicating and relating to each other. Knowing how to share feelings, express opinions, and disagre...9/25/2017 3:06:02 PMopinions, and disagree without arguing are skills that everyone needs to know and practice Taken from Skills for Families, Skills for Life, 1999, Boys Town Press 196
Young Boys are Terrors at Home but Sweet as Pie With Others430951 Question&#58; I have a 4-year-old boy and a 6-year-old boy who think they run our house. They are very disrespectful at home, and also are a l...9/15/2017 9:15:45 PMaround the home and using social skills, especially ​the basic skills like “Following Instructions,” “Accepting k=ArticleTag:Communication Skills">Communication Skills</a 140
Relieving Holiday Stress432902The holiday season and all that comes with it can cause a great deal of stress for you. Your tween may be feeling it, too. If your child is becomin...4/30/2018 5:44:17 PMlike the one just described, can be found in Skills for Families, Skills for Life consultants and includes more than 100 skills on everything from family communication to 231
Just Say "No!"433065By Natasha Robinson, Director, Chemical Use Program​​​Abuse of dangerous drugs by children is widespread-not just marijuana, heroin and cocaine, bu...4/5/2021 10:18:35 AMmore about teaching children important life skills, including resisting peer pressure and saying "No" assertively, order a copy of Teaching Social Skills To Youth 202
Teach Your Grandkids: It’s All in the Ask432867Your grandkids won't always ask for things or permission the way they're supposed to. Then, when you correct the behavior, they're not always sure...11/28/2017 6:54:09 PMUsing​​​ these tips when you teach these skills can help your grandchild learn to ask a conscious effort to model the skills of asking and apologizing for your grandchildren 252
Grandparents Are Having Trouble Raising a Strong-Willed 3-Year-Old Granddaughter431395 Question&#58; What should we do with our strong-willed, bossy 3-year-old granddaughter whom we are raising? Talking doesn't seem to work. No m...4/30/2018 5:27:28 PMWhat should we do with our These social skills should be taught at a neutral time, before your granddaughter will k=ArticleTag:Communication Skills">Communication Skills</a 220
What Every Parent Needs to Know about Helping Young Children and Teens Build Their Own Coping Skills Toolbox432968Coping skills are great tools for kids to have when the stresses and strains of life threaten to slow them down or overwhelm them.3/9/2018 9:44:27 PMIt may not be until the When using coping skills, it can be more useful to stay focused on the goal of properly using the coping skill during the right time instead of the goal 1629
Communication Skills430129Communication skills, which we call social skills, are important skills that must be taught and modeled by parents.8/25/2018 1:00:47 AMA Guide to Communication Skills Communication skills, which we call social skills, are important skills that must be taught and modeled by 853