Author: Dori J. Mages, MSW, LCSW

Shutterstock Girl left out 15807379Halloween: Help Your Child Include Others

Halloween: A time for trick-or-treating, group costumes, pictures posted on social media. Inevitably, someone is left out. Below is advice on teaching your child to include others. We tell our kids all the time, and especially on Halloween- "Don't leave kids out.  It's not nice.  How would you feel if kids did this to you?"  It seems innate.  But, what about the kids who, let's just say, aren't very likeable?  The kid who eats glue, the kid who teases others, the kid who...I'm just going to say it..learned his bad behaviors from his mother!  Oh yeah, I said it!  I have heard this line from so many parents over the years, "Just stay away from him!"  Is this