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Worried Mom: My Daughter Doesn’t Have A Close Friend

Published: October 7, 2021 | Last Updated: October 7, 2021 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
Worried Mom: My Daughter Doesn’t Have A Close Friend

My 7-year-old daughter, soon to be 8, seems to be having some problems, and I am not sure how concerned I should be. I have two daughters; the younger one is 6. Even while writing this I am thinking, they are babies, but I do have concerns about my older daughter.

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The Bad Friend: How Can I End My 7-Year-Old Daughter’s Friendship?

Published: August 14, 2021 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
The Bad Friend: How Can I End My 7-Year-Old Daughter’s Friendship?

Finding ways to handle the “bad friend” dilemma can be challenging but there are more options when your children are young.

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Friendship, Parenting and COVID

Published: August 13, 2021 | Last Updated: August 13, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Friendship, Parenting and COVID

The volatile mix of parenting and COVID can creates challenges to moms with different values and sensibilities.

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Mom Concerned Her Teen Is Having A Hard Time During The Pandemic

Published: August 12, 2020 | Last Updated: August 12, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Mom Concerned Her Teen Is Having A Hard Time During The Pandemic

A teen is having a hard time handling social distancing and wearing masks during this pandemic. Her mom asks for help .

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Disney Characters Offer Timeless Friendship Lessons

Published: July 30, 2020 | Last Updated: July 31, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading
Disney Characters Offer Timeless Friendship Lessons

In celebration of International Friendship Day, Disney distills some of the “behind-the-scenes” secrets that inspire long-lasting friendships. 

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Something’s wrong: My friend has lost so much weight

Published: May 15, 2017 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A young teen wonders how to help her friend whom she thinks has an eating disorder.

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Is homeschooling a solution to my 15-year-old daughter’s friendship problems at school?

Published: April 10, 2017 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A mom and daughter consider homeschooling as a solution to social difficulties at school due to the daughter’s extensive involvement in dance performance.

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My mom banned me from seeing my best friend

Published: April 2, 2017 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A 15-year-old is upset that she’s been banned from seeing someone her mom sees as a “bad friend.”

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My oldest son (a young teen) is left out by his circle of friends

Published: March 26, 2017 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom wonders how to help her son deal with being left out.

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In the Media – On parenting shy kids (Highlights Magazine)

Published: March 23, 2017 | Last Updated: March 23, 2017 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On parenting shy kids (Highlights Magazine)

Journalist Molly Lopez asked three experts about parenting shy kids in a recent article in Highlights Magazine.

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