Thursday, August 23, 2007

Teaching your child skills for success

Your child is going to learn a lot at school - English, Math, Geography and much more. But there are a lot of SOFT SKILLS that don't get taught very much - or in some cases at all - in any structured way at schools.

Some of these include:

Goal setting
Problem solving
Visualizing Goals
Managing their emotions and emotional state
Using their Imagination

... I'm sure you can think of others. All of these soft skills are extremely useful and can be learned much more successfully by a young child than if they wait until they are adults.

The KidsGoals website is all about helping you teach your children skills for success. If these kind of topics interest you, please consider signing up for our Parenting Newsletter in which we address many of these topics.

Happy Parenting,


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