RSSCategory: Helping children deal with friendship problems

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

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)

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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Mom feels helpless as her daughter sabotages her friendships

November 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

What can a mom do when a teenager sabotages one friendship after another?

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Six-year-old struggling socially at school

August 31, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading

A mother worries that her six-year-old isn’t making friends.

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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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Lost my temper with my 10-year-old’s friends

July 26, 2016 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A mom feels mortified after she loses her temper with mean girls and their moms.

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Concerned mom worries about her lonely 7-year-old

June 4, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How can I help my 7-year-old son feel better about school and his friendships?

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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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Sixth grader in new school has trouble making friends

March 21, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading

A mom worries that her sixth grader in new school is having trouble making friends.

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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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