We all want our kids to develop in the various areas of life (mentally, emotionally, socially) and we hope to prepare them to become well-rounded individuals. Some parents make the mistake of believing that attending school will give their little ones the social skills they need to thrive, but this is not always the case. Some children require additional assistance and encouragement in this area. Social skills are not often a high priority for parents, but they are just as important as the other skills your child is learning. If you don’t know where to start, here are a few simple things you can do to support your child’s social development.