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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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In the Media – Helping Your Teen Build Healthy Friendships (Your Teen Magazine)

Published: March 1, 2017 | Last Updated: April 15, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Helping Your Teen Build Healthy Friendships (Your Teen Magazine)

Writing in Your Teen Magazine, Cathie Ericson poses a question that might be in the mind of many parents, “What does a healthy teenage social life look like?”

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Handling an intrusive friend

Published: February 17, 2017 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Two young friends find a third girl to be intrusive and clingy.

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Losing friends because I don’t have a smartphone

Published: February 7, 2017 | Last Updated: February 7, 2017 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Losing friends because I don’t have a smartphone

Because she is the only one without a smartphone in her group, a pre-teen feels left out.

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Child and Adolescent Friendships: My friend doesn’t like me making other friends

Published: January 30, 2017 | Last Updated: January 31, 2017 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A young woman’s friends doesn’t like her making other friends and wonders how to handle the situation.

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In the Media – For teens: Unfollowing friends in real life

Published: January 25, 2017 | Last Updated: January 25, 2017 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – For teens: Unfollowing friends in real life

As tricky as unfollowing friends can be online, it’s far more complicated and risky to do “in real life.”

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My friend says I’m following her around too much

Published: January 15, 2017 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A young teen is following her friend around school, annoying her friend in the process.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY – Too Shy? A Resource for Children and their Parents (contest ended)

Published: December 20, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 25 Replies Continue Reading
BOOK GIVEAWAY – Too Shy? A Resource for Children and their Parents (contest ended)

Is your child too shy? Many parents worry because their children lack confidence and seem self-conscious.

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Teen struggling to find friends

Published: November 26, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A teen with a history of bullying is struggling to find friends. She thinks the ones she has are using her to be close to her attractive brother.

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Feeling like a friendship failure

Published: November 21, 2016 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A young teen feels like a friendship failure because several friendships are falling apart.

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