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Teaching Your Child About Personal Space

One of the most common social problems among children is establishing or maintaining the so-called “Personal Space” (others refer to as “space bubble”). It is defined as “the distance from another person at which one feels comfortable when talking to or being next to that other person” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). Sustaining a good personal space is a very important social skill that helps children to engage in daily interactions and conversations, and keeping healthy personal relationships with peers and other people more effectively. Children need to learn and understand the value of “personal space”, and to practice this skill every day. This way, people around them will feel more relaxed, respected, and safe.

Read the article below to find out ways to help your child build a “personal space” in any given situation…

How to teach kids about personal space


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