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In the Media – When your kid breaks up with a close friend (Chicago Tribune)

August 5, 2016 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – When your kid breaks up with a close friend (Chicago Tribune)

When a kid breaks ups up with a close friend, not only is it tough on the child but it’s tough on the parent watching it happen.

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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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In the Media – Mean girls at school: How to talk to your daughters about friendship

April 8, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Mean girls at school: How to talk to your daughters about friendship

Every mother worries that her teenage daughter may become the target of mean girls at school.

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Friends who complain and don’t really want advice

January 3, 2016 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

When friends are in turmoil, they may snap at those who offer advice—even good friends.

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A mom worries that her 13-year-old daughter can’t keep friends

December 15, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

The daughter can’t keep friends because they wind up losing respecting for her.

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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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A mom worries that her teenage daughter who only has friends outside of school

November 16, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

An excellent figure skater with friends outside of school, the 16-year-old daughter is reluctant to make friends at school.

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What can a mom do if her daughter can’t make and keep friends?

October 16, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A mom worries because her 13-year-old can’t make and keep friends.

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Mom worries when her teen daughter has a falling out with a best friend

September 24, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Regardless of age and circumstances, have a falling out with a close friend is always painful.

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