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FACEBOOK POST REVIEW - July 10 - 16 2017 [In case you missed a few.]

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Summer fun includes trips to the playground. Is this an area where your kids have encountered bullying? Encourage your kids to walk away, move to another piece of equipment, or stick with friends when they feel threatened. Remind them that telling an adult is not tattling. #ANTI-BULLYINGTIPSFORKIDS #SOCIALSKILLSFORKIDS #BECOOLKINDKIDS


Hello from Tanner. Here's another of Rosie's Restaurant Rules. Wait until everyone else is served before starting to eat. If someone at your table ordered something hot or cold, such as soup or a salad, which others did not order, tell them to go ahead and eat it. That makes sense, don't you agree? #TANNERSTUESDAYTIPS #STOPBULLYING #BECOOLKINDKIDS


Cool Kind Kid Challengers…Respect public property and help keep their community clean. #BECOOLKINDKIDS #SOCIALSKILLSFORKIDS #ANTIBULLYING 


This is a new toy that I got for my birthday. Ice cream is a big deal in my family because Mommy grew up on a dairy farm where they made great ice cream. Do you like ice cream? What color sprinkles do you like? #SOCIALSKILLSFORKIDS #OLIVERSTIPSFORKIDS #ANTIBULLYING


41% of teens have friends who have been cyber bullied.

Cool Kind Kid Series - 1 - What is a Cool Kind Kid?

What is a “Cool Kind Kid?”Hi, boys and girls! My name is Barbara Gilmour, and this story is about being a Cool Kind Kid. Do you know what a Cool Kind Kid is? Would you like to find out? The Cool Kind Kid story starts with my grandson, Tanner. When Tanner was nine, he talked [...]

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FACEBOOK POST REVIEW - July 3 - July 9, 2017 [In case you missed a few.]

ANTI-BULLYING TIPS BY BARBARA Are your kids enjoying summer sports? These activities are supposed to be fun. Help your kids learn that playing fair, taking turns, practicing to do their best, and being kind, caring, and respectful to other players and coaches will insure that everyone has a [...]

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FACEBOOK POST REVIEW - June 26 - July 2, 2017 [In cased you missed a few.]

SOCIAL SKILLS TIPS BY BARBARAThough kids can't be happy-go-lucky all of the time, there is a line where being miserable and disagreeable is going to influence friendships in a negative way. Encourage your kids to work through problems with peers. At Cool Kind Kid we call this: [...]

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Create a summer to remember Summer is a state of mind.Before you blink and it’s over, create a summer to remember!There are 31 days in July and August – here are 62 ideas. Spoiler alert – none require tech gadgets! Make smoresHave a bike decorating contest for July 4th.Fina a drive-in movie theatre near you.Plant a [...]

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FACEBOOK POST REVIEW - June 19 - June 25, 2017 [In cased you missed a few.]

ANTI-BULLYING TIPS FROM BARBARA Acceptance and tolerance begin at home. Our kids aren't born with prejudices. Help them to learn that all people are equal and to see the positive qualities in everyone, especially those who are different from them. #SOCIALSKILLSFORKIDS #BECOOLKINDKIDS  #ANTIBULLYINGTANNER'S TUESDAY TIPS [...]

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Getting Along with Friends

In my last blog post, I wrote about bullying and how it affects friendships.  I introduced one of our fun characters, Fabulously Fun Friend Francie and her Friendship Facts.  Francie is a character that everyone loves because she is kind, caring, and respectful.  She stands up for friends who are being teased, picked on, or [...]

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FACEBOOK POST REVIEW - June 11 - June 18, 2017 [In case you missed some posts.]

SOCIAL SKILLS TIPS FROM BARBARAAn easy introduction for kids to learn is, "Hello, I'm Blake, what's your name?" The other responds with, "I'm Jake, it's nice to meet you." Then they can start talking by asking how they are, what class they're in, or what sports [...]

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Bullying and How it Affects Friendships

With bullying being the #2 epidemic in the US today, I'm wondering what affect it has had on friendships. Are kids getting along better or worse?  Are they more tolerant of others and their behavior or not?  Are they aware of the need for kindness and empathy in their relationships with peers?  These are questions [...]

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