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Valentines Day Dinner Etiquette Essentials

Valentine’s Day Dining Heading out this Valentine’s Day for dinner?  Don’t forget to take these 5 valuables with you. 1/ always eat from the outside, in meaning start with the utensils on the outside and work your way in, course … Continue reading

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5 Things to Never Say to a Pregnant Woman

Know someone who’s pregnant? Here are my top 5 conversation topics to avoid and what you should ask instead!  1. “Are you tired? You look tired.” Of course she is tired.  Pregnancy knocks your socks off! Not only is her … Continue reading

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diningsklz:-) for the holidays!

In  advance of the holiday season, teach your child valuable dining do’s and don’t, instead of expecting them to be perfect guests at the table, using these simple tips.  For more information see chapter 7 in socialsklz:-) for SUCCESS: How to … Continue reading

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socialsklz:-) 5th anniversary!

Hello Parents and Friends, It seems like yesterday that I opened up my public relations (PR) business conference room and had my first 4 students for what would later become a bona fide business.  The idea for the program came … Continue reading

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sportsmanshipsklz:-)

Win or Lose, It’s How You Play the Game Looking back on the 2011 US Open Women’s Final, I’d like to take a moment to discuss Serena Williams’ sportsmanship, which lends a valuable lesson for players at large. Her outburst … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Interview Success!

1/FIRST IMPRESSION– It takes 3-5 seconds to make a first impression. Studies show that your non-verbal first impression has more of an impact than anything you say.  Ask your child how he or she wants to come across and then … Continue reading

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Back-2-School Tips For Parents

It’s back-to-school time and you probably have your child’s first day outfit and backpack purchased and ready.  But, are your children equipped with the vital social and emotional skills to get the year kicked off on the right foot?  Social … Continue reading

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socialsklz:-) digital contract

I won’t sign-up for any apps, email accounts, or social media without asking first. I’ll share with my parents the things I am doing on the Internet. I’ll think before I post and ask myself if I would be comfortable … Continue reading

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The Cure to the “Winter Blues”

Worried that your kids might suffer from the Winter Blues? As temperatures drop, days remain short and outdoor time is at a minimum, ensure that your kids’ grades, attitude, and motivation don’t with the five tips below. The combination of post-holiday … Continue reading

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Ten Vital Social and Emotional Skills to Instill in Children

How to: 1. make a good first impression both verbally and non-verbally 2. start, maintain, and close a conversation 3. be safe and savvy online and mind our digital first impression 4. express gratitude in a meaningful way, on a … Continue reading

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