Tag: children’s friendships

The relationship between children’s friendships and those of their parents

Published: March 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

One of my closest friends for years has been claiming that her son, “D” and my son, C are “best friends.” I know that my son “C” has always had “D” close to his heart and considers him his bestie. But “D” treats my son very badly at school in front of peers.

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Helping a 10-year-old deal with bullies

Published: December 1, 2010 | Last Updated: June 11, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading


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Should A Child Be Allowed To Have A Best Friend?

Published: June 17, 2010 | Last Updated: March 9, 2023 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

An article in the New York Times challenged the notion a child should be allowed to have a best friend. In my opinion, neither school officials nor parents should be “regulating” friendships.

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