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Friendship & Social Skills

How can I help my child make friends?

Coach Kids to Better Friendships  Sunshine Lunch Chat on Tuesday, August 31!  Join Sunshine as she talks about practical strategies for coaching kids on the social skills they need to make and keep friends! ...

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How can I help my child make friends?

36 Questions to Get Closer to Someone You Love

The art of asking good questions, and listening carefully to the person’s response, is an important skill for forming and maintaining positive, close relationships. Our social connections are the most important predictor of life-long happiness ...

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36 Questions to Get Closer to Someone You Love

7 Simple Steps to Teach Kids to Introduce Themselves

Hi! I’m Audrey Monke. Thanks for visiting my little corner of the internet here at Sunshine Parenting! Watch this 1-minute video to learn why I wrote this post about the importance of teaching kids how to ...

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7 Simple Steps to Teach Kids to Introduce Themselves

10 Fun Ways Teachers Can Help Kids Connect with Other Kids

2020 Update: Educators who are interested in access to my ongoing webinars, chats, and resources related to creating connection, celebrating strengths, and cultivating character in students, check out GATA (Gold Arrow Teacher Academy) for community, ...

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10 Fun Ways Teachers Can Help Kids Connect with Other Kids

4 Friendship Concepts to Share with Girls

In researching and planning for a talk I gave a few weeks ago about girls’ friendships, I read through some excellent resources, including these books. I also wrote this post about ways to help your ...

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4 Friendship Concepts to Share with Girls