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Kids Social Skills: Quick Guide for Parents

Teaching your child to talk is just part of the deal. Apart from making words into sentences, you should also explain to them what effect their communication and behavior can cast on others. In essence, that's what good social skills are all about. So What are Social Skills? Social skills stand for a group of abilities we use to communicate and interact with others, both verbally and non-verbally. Nonverbal communication includes our body language, gestures, and little personal mannerisms we use for...

What Parents Should Know About Executive Function Development

All of us have acted on impulse every once in a while. Perhaps we made a clothing purchase on a whim – something that we never ended up wearing. Maybe we made a quick hurtful comment to someone without thinking. But for the most part, we control our impulses pretty well. That’s because as adults we have a well-developed executive function, and impulse control is a part of that. As a parent, you will also need to help your child develop...