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Embarrassed to have no friends at school

September 4, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman is embarrassed when she’s asked to choose partner.

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Guest Post: Helping kids build the right kind of friendships

August 11, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Guest Post: Helping kids build the right kind of friendships

It’s important to help your kids build the right kind of friendships with the right kinds of kids.

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Is it normal for a child to have an imaginary friend?

July 17, 2016 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Worried about your child’s imaginary friend? Psychologist and author Susan Newman, PhD offers advice and reassurance to worried parents.

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How should a mom handle her 8-year-old daughter’s problem with mean girls?

May 25, 2016 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

How a mom should help address her 8-year-old daughter’s friendship problems depends on the situation.

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Poached: Two friends who have found each other

December 1, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

The poster isn’t upset about her two friends who have found each other but is sick of listening to the poacher who feels the need to constantly remind her.

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My daughter has no friends at a new school

October 20, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A mom worries that her daughter hasn’t gotten involved with classmates at a new school.

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What do you do when an online friendship begins to feel creepy?

September 26, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A student feels uncomfortable with an awkward online friendship.

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My 10-year-old daughter and the kid of my close friend constantly bicker

September 1, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A mom wonders whether she should cut all ties with a close friend because their kids don’t play well together.

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My 10-year-old son has no friends

January 21, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A mom asks how to help her 10-year-old son get along with schoolmates.

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Family friendships: When a spat between families spills over to the kids

July 24, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

When family friendships break up, children’s friendships can often be a casualty.

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