Tag: adolescence

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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I’m nice to people but they don’t like my appearance

Published: August 17, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A teen feels that her appearance my be interfering with her friendships at school.

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My daughter has been singled out as the “bad friend”

Published: May 5, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

It can be heartbreaking when your child is singled out as the bad friend.

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Finishing school online without friends

Published: April 19, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A high school student completing her school online misses seeing teens at school

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Should a teen switch schools when she is having friendship problems?

Published: November 3, 2013 | Last Updated: November 3, 2013 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

The decision to switch schools is a tough one that shouldn’t be rushed or taken lightly.

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SF Gate: Friendship Problems, When Your Child is Fighting with her Best Friend

Published: November 14, 2012 | Last Updated: November 14, 2012 By | Reply Continue Reading
SF Gate: Friendship Problems, When Your Child is Fighting with her Best Friend

In this article, which previously appeared in Good Housekeeping, the journalist provides tips for parents whose children are having friendship problems.

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No Friends In High School: What Am I Doing Wrong?

Published: November 10, 2012 | Last Updated: May 29, 2022 By | 338 Replies Continue Reading
No Friends In High School: What Am I Doing Wrong?

A woman write: I’m nice, enthusiastic and inclusive but have no friends in high school. She asks for insights from others in this situation.

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My Daughter Is Friendless, Depressed, And Wants To Move

Published: August 31, 2012 | Last Updated: August 30, 2022 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
My Daughter Is Friendless, Depressed, And Wants To Move

My daughter is friendless where we live and wants to move to this other town. She says she will never be happy as long as she is here.

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The Bad Friend: What’s a mom to do?

Published: December 5, 2009 | Last Updated: May 27, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Most parents have the unsettling experience of their children bringing home a “bad friend.” Here’s some advice for moms facing this dilemma.

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Can stepparents be friends? An interview with Erin Munroe

Published: November 20, 2009 | Last Updated: November 20, 2009 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

The role of being a stepparent can be challenging. So I was pleased to interview Erin Munroe, author of The Everything Guide to Stepparenting: Practical, reassuring advice for creating healthy, long-lasting relationships, about some of the boundary issues between the roles of stepparent and friend.   Can a stepparent be a "friend" with a birth […]

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