Tag: childhood friendships

When a friend starts fibbing

Published: September 8, 2013 | Last Updated: February 4, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A young reader laments a classmate’s new tendency to stretch the truth.

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Best friends: Should children in preschool be separated from their friends?

Published: April 3, 2013 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
Best friends: Should children in preschool be separated from their friends?

A preschool teacher separates a child from her best friends, which leads to problems in the classroom and at home.

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How can I help my daughter with ADHD mend a broken friendship?

Published: January 25, 2013 | Last Updated: January 25, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A mother of a daughter with ADHD is concerned about the impact of her daughter’s diagnosis on her friendships—and asks how to mend one she’s messed up.

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A Q & A with Susan Newman: Friendship and The Only Child

Published: June 7, 2011 | Last Updated: June 17, 2024 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
A Q & A with Susan Newman: Friendship and The Only Child

What do parents need to know about friendship and the only child? Does it have an impact on making and keeping friends?

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Why do some women have such a hard time making friends: Nature or nurture?

Published: June 4, 2010 | Last Updated: December 17, 2013 By | 1,454 Replies Continue Reading

Is it nature or nurture that makes it hard for some people to form friendships?

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Friendship by the Book – The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women & a Forty-Year Friendship

Published: April 29, 2009 | Last Updated: January 29, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book – The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women & a Forty-Year Friendship

The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women & a Forty-Year Friendship by Jeffrey Zaslow tells the remarkable story of the 40-year friendship of a circle of eleven female friends.

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Is My Childhood Friendship Worth Saving?

Published: October 22, 2008 | Last Updated: March 22, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Is My Childhood Friendship Worth Saving?

A reader questions whether a childhood friendship is worth saving. The relationship has gone through a lot of turmoil in the past.

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The need for friendship is elementary

Published: November 11, 2007 | Last Updated: November 11, 2007 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Transitioning from one school to another is always nerve-wracking for children and their parents but friendships can help ease the way. A new study of 600 children and 80 parents in the UK suggests that children who are separated from their friends as they move from elementary to secondary schools are “inherently more vulnerable.” These […]

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