Tag: children

Is it normal for a child to have an imaginary friend?

Published: July 17, 2016 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Worried about your child’s imaginary friend? Psychologist and author Susan Newman, PhD offers advice and reassurance to worried parents.

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How should a mom handle her 8-year-old daughter’s problem with mean girls?

Published: 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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Poached: Two friends who have found each other

Published: December 1, 2015 | Last Updated: December 1, 2015 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

The poster isn’t upset about her two friends who have found each other but is sick of listening to the poacher who feels the need to constantly remind her.

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My daughter has no friends at a new school

Published: 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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My 10-year-old daughter and the kid of my close friend constantly bicker

Published: September 1, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A mom wonders whether she should cut all ties with a close friend because their kids don’t play well together.

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My 10-year-old son has no friends

Published: January 21, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A mom asks how to help her 10-year-old son get along with schoolmates.

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Family friendships: When a spat between families spills over to the kids

Published: July 24, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

When family friendships break up, children’s friendships can often be a casualty.

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Children’s friendships after moms break up

Published: June 4, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Is it possible to salvage a daughter’s friendship after the moms break up?

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I’m having problems making friends at a small school

Published: April 8, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Because there are limited choices, making friends at a small school can be very challenging.

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My 8-Year-Old Son Has No Friends At School

Published: April 2, 2014 | Last Updated: November 2, 2021 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A mom worries that her 8-year-old son has no friends at school and wonders how she can intervene. It may depend on his level of discomfort.

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