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10 Tips to Increase Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can take a hit among children & teens who have social challenges. What can be done to increase their self-esteem? Check out these 10 tips.
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Small Steps Lead to Big Progress

Kids can become “locked” by anxiety and an inability to connect with others. Here is a true story of a 9 year old boy who took small steps to make [...]
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When Bluster Goes Badly

Blustering can happen when kids feel uncomfortable socially. These same kids can’t read social cues and they send unintended negative messaging to potential friends.
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Join Our Team!

Job Openings: Social Coaches and Social Coach Assistants Needed Our program is looking for qualified social coaches and social coach assistants for our in-person groups (Tyngsboro, MA).
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Let’s Chat About ADHD

Join us for a casual discussion about ADHD from a college senior who will share his journey from age 10 – 21. Nadine and Trent Briggs of Simply Social Kids [...]
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Read Social Cues

Basics of How to Read Social Cues in 2024

The topic of reading social cues is extensive, with numerous books dedicated to it. This video aims to provide fundamental tips to help you begin understanding social cues. We cover [...]
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Navigating Friendships through the Phases

Much like the moon momentarily obscuring the sun, friendships go through phases of light and shadow, growth and retreat. Let's embark on a journey through these phases, drawing parallels between [...]
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“Why don’t they care about me?!”

Kids with social challenges do not understand what friendship is at its core. Once they learn that friendship is reciprocal, they can begin to modify the way they interact and [...]
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Why Teens Need Other Teens

Kids with social challenges do not understand what friendship is at its core. Once they learn that friendship is reciprocal, they can begin to modify the way they interact and [...]
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How to Create Social Goals with Teens

Setting goals can help teens focus on what they want to achieve socially. Setting goals can help teens focus on what they want to achieve socially. Otherwise teens might flounder [...]
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How to Shred Negativity

Ruminating on the bad things can lead to bitterness but choosing to focus on what is going well, can help build resiliency. Help your child choose resiliency.
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The Specialness of this Space

Simply Social Kids has been deep cleaned, an air filtering system is in place, plenty of hand sanitizer available, and we are ready for action. Join us beginning July 6th. [...]
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Two Tales of Timmy

The Two Tales of Timmy By Nadine Briggs This story is about a teenage boy who we will call Timmy. I first met when Timmy came to Simply Social Kids [...]
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Small Talk and Sharing Interests

Many kids don’t understand the value of small talk. They would rather not talk about things that are obvious because they don’t see the point. If it recently snowed, for [...]
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two teenagers sitting together reading body language

Reading Social Cues

Reading social cues can be tricky for many because of all the subtle ways that we express ourselves. We communicate with the words we choose, but also the position of [...]
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Overthinking Social Responses

Most children and teens with social challenges also have issues with anxiety. The anxiety can lead to an overabundance of “what if…” thoughts. Kids who have an opportunity to socialize [...]
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Kids Who Crave Control

One of the most common issues that we hear from parents when they contact us for friendship coaching is that their child or teen tries to control social interactions. They [...]
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Our Program is Now Online

All of our social resiliency groups have transitioned online! We hope to be back at our center soon but in the meantime, friendship will not be canceled.  Contact us if [...]
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