Skills for Kids

Peer pressure

It used to be something that we worried about with teens. But it seems that younger children need to learn how to deal with peer pressure these days. There is a lot of peer conflict in primary school and sometimes… Read More ›

All feelings are OK

All feelings are OK. Some parents tell their children that strong emotions such as anger, frustration, excitement are unacceptable. Strong emotions are OK. They are normal and all of us will feel them at some time in the day or… Read More ›

Dealing with disappointment

Guest post by Professor Matt Sanders Despite what certain sport shoe commercials might have you believe, life isn’t always about winning. It is equally important for the development of healthy self-esteem that children learn how to deal with disappointment. As… Read More ›

Problem Solving

Before you can teach your child Problem Solving, you will need to teach him/her how to Calm Down. Children don’t learn skills in a vacuum. Although there is a huge amount of pressure for children to learn a vast array… Read More ›