29 of the best social skills books to read to encourage development

Looking for social skills books to read with your kids?

Social skills books that highlight healthy friendships and positive social skills traits are a great (and super easy) way to work on social skills development with your kids.  Whether you homeschool or not, whether or not they have special needs, all kids should be intentionally taught pro-social behaviors and social skills!

If you need social skills worksheets and activities to add, stop by the store.  Otherwise, just read on for 29 great social skills books for children young and old!

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Can homeschooling help my kids get along better?

Will my kids get along better if we homeschool?

Or are they destined for constant squabbles because they’ll be sick of being around each other all day?  Will my kids get along?  This was my number one fear.  Or maybe one of my several number one fears…   Was there anything I could do to help my kids get along?!

It started at day one.  The day I brought baby D home from the hospital, K took a nice sized chunk out of D’s rosy little cheek.  Now, I think I know a bit more about what was at the root and will share that in just a bit.

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4 important reasons your child should know they’re autistic

Have you ever wondered when to tell your child about their autism?

Sometimes parents have a choice about when to tell the kids about their disability or disorder.  Other times, it’s really obvious.  If they’re in a wheelchair that’s not something you can hide; or anything else like that for that matter.  But when it comes to some neurological disorders, that’s really easy to hide.  It’s not just autism obviously, but ADHD, OCD, you name it.

My experience not knowing…

I grew up without any official diagnosis of anything. I was always just a quirky kid.  Some people love me for it, others were frustrated by it.  I’m betting it depended more on the moment than the person. I always struggled with friendships and life in general and it was devastating at times.

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Is homeschooling better for Social Skills development?

If you've been wondering about homeschooling and socialization... is it going to make social skills development worse, I've got some encouragement for you! | Autism | Special Needs | homeschool encouragement

Is homeschooling better for Social Skills development?

Yes.

For us at least, I think it is so much better. At first, the decision to homeschool was hard for us. I mostly worried about whether my son would get enough practice with his social skills. That was his biggest problem, so I didn’t make any sense to me to keep him home. When my son started taking a turn for the worse in public school, it really became the only option for us. I was terrified of him blaming me someday for making him a “weird unsocialized homeschooler”.

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Halloween Decorations for Kids

Looking for Halloween decorations for kids? I’ve got a Halloween decoration idea that will help you talk with your children about their feelings!

Halloween decorations for kids…with a purpose.

If you saw my post about the Fall Wreaths, then you’re aware that I love to decorate, but I also love to decorate with a purpose! I’ve got a Halloween decoration to share with you today that will help you talk with your children about their feelings.

Feelings ghosts from the dollar tree

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