Posts Tagged: new skills

Is Your Child a Quitter?

Do you wonder if your child is a quitter? Does it seem like your son or daughter begin something gung ho and then loses interest?  Parents can help prevent children from quitting by teaching their children decision making skills and follow through. When our six-year-old daughter wanted to play soccer, we discussed with her what…

How About Some Positive Peer Pressure?

by Dr. Marian C. Fritzemeier, Ed.D. © 2013 Although the last five blogs highlighted parenting tips to help their school age children resist negative peer pressure, it is essential to remember that peer pressure isn’t always negative. Positive peer pressure assists school age children with reinforcing skills. An important example is demonstrating appropriate social behaviors….