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Dealing with Defiance in Tweens and Teens

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 3190
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 1456
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 2288
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 2261
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 1857
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 2388
Young Boys are Terrors at Home but Sweet as Pie With Others14581 Question: 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 Communication Skills 815
Teaching Manners and Good Social Etiquette53183Whether it’s the shopper who runs into you and doesn’t say, “excuse me,” or the clerk who never looks up from their cell phone when you are trying to talk to them.1/31/2023 10:08:31 PMrespect and that's why it's so important to teach our children these vital social skills At the Table Character Child Development Communication Skills Good Sportsmanship 42
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 13233
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 36404