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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 Friendship Skills Every Kid Needs

As parents and adults who work with youth, we can positively impact kids’ lives through helping them build good social skills, which are, I believe, more important than academic or athletic skills. At school, very ...

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10 Friendship Skills Every Kid Needs

Happy Campers is on AUDIBLE!

Happy Campers is now available on Audible!   ...

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Happy Campers is on AUDIBLE!

Camp Secret #1: Connection Comes First

If you enjoyed listening to Camp Secret #1: Connection Comes First (the first chapter of my book), consider purchasing Happy Campers at Audible & Apple Books.   ...

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Camp Secret #1: Connection Comes First

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

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