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Making Friends11922​​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 1688
Cleanliness11855Is 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 944
Relieving Holiday Stress12017The 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 1262
Apologizing11766Most 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 1219
Teach Your Grandkids: It’s All in the Ask11906Your 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 1356
Just Say "No!"11910By 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 1252
13-Year-Old Boy Is Angry and Disobedient14165 Question: My son is 13 and is very disrespectful. He doesn't like going to school, has anger issues and is disobedient. I don't know what ...10/17/2018 1:00:23 AMlist includes doing chores, using social skills, going to school and keeping his grades up small improvements toward the behaviors you want to see and attempts at using new skills 23419
What Every Parent Needs to Know about Helping Young Children and Teens Build Their Own Coping Skills Toolbox11805Coping 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 6295
Teen Brothers Are a Handful at Home14535 Question: I have two boys, 13 and 15. It is a constant challenge and battle to get them to do daily chores and to respect their father and...9/15/2017 9:15:40 PMI have two boys, 13 and 15 Be sure this includes chores, social skills and academic performance in the behavior you want to see; and your children’s attempts at using new skills 462
Communication Skills13355Communication 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 6775