Check In Tuesdays: Teaching Your Child How to Ask for Help
Some kids seem to be born with a character that isn’t shy about asking for help. However, these kids often paint themselves into a corner when they realize they should’ve asked for help, but now they don’t know how. While others may stay silent and wait things out, over the dreaded option of asking for help. When children begin school it’s difficult to predict which kids are prepared in their new environment and which ones aren’t. So it’s good to brush up on the artful, and important skill, of learning to ask for help.
In this article from Magination Press, they review the key fundamentals of teaching your child to ask for help including the importance of help seeking, what you can do, identify potential helpers, model help-seeking, and encourage empathy.