Before someone can improve their interpersonal skills, they often need to see social skills examples to understand what they should improve. Social skills represent a nuanced interpersonal skills that make it easier to understand and interact with others. People with strong social skills can comfortably enjoy being with people in a variety of different situations […]
When you want to make friends outside of school, it is importantly to look outside the box to think about all the places where you do our could interact with people. Just meeting people doesn’t equal making friends but it can be where you start. As a mom of 9 kids who stuggled with social
One of the best things to do when the snow flies is to be intentional with winter holidays to celebrate with kids. Everyone is cooped up in the house for days on end and that can start to make everyone feel a little stir crazy. Holidays are the perfect way to practice social skills and
Thanksgiving activities for kids are the PERFECT way to naturally teach social skills in a way that makes sense to kids. Holidays area easily one of my favorite way to teach both social and life skills because kids (and adults) love holidays. Everyone is willing to put in a little effort to make the day
Whether someone is preparing for a job interview, or thinking about broader life goals, knowing your strengths and weaknesses is essential to making choices. Often times, these are asked for in job interviews or scholarship applications and teens and young adults have no idea what to say that honestly represents them. As parents, we often
You may be wondering, how do I find homeschool groups in my area? After all, community is essential. They say, “It takes a village to raise a child,” but if that is the case, I want to pick my village carefully. And with a full plate of responsibilities, it can be challenging to find like-minded
Social skills for teens who want a job are important tools to navigate the work environment. These skills can make the difference between success or failure. They can make the difference between a job they love and one they want to quit.
Summer is a great time for teens (or anyone really) to improve people skills…really!! In this article, let’s talk about 10 different summer activities for teens that are perfect for meeting new people and spending time in an engaged way. In other words…you get to meet them and get to know them! Perfect! Let’s do
Here are my best tips on raising kids who learn from mistakes. Most parents want to help their kids avoid mistakes that will hurt them physically, emotionally, socially or spiritually. We all know firsthand how our own mistakes have affected our lives and we want something different for our kids. But when mistakes happen, we can choose to learn from them.