Tag: kids

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

December 20, 2016 | 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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In the Media – How Being a New Mom Changes Old Friendships (Toronto Star)

June 8, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – How Being a New Mom Changes Old Friendships (Toronto Star)

Becoming a new mom dramatically changes someone’s life and relationships—including her friendships.

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What do you do when an online friendship begins to feel creepy?

September 26, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A student feels uncomfortable with an awkward online friendship.

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Parenting: Dealing with unreliable moms

July 30, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom says her kids are disappointed when their friends are no-shows because they have unreliable moms.

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

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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Ending a friendship nicely

June 12, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

I am writing for help with ending a friendship nicely. I met a friend at a playground three years ago and the friendship started because she was moving to the area and we both had sons the same age.

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The Bad Friend: How can I end my 7-year-old daughter’s friendship?

Finding ways to handle the “bad friend” dilemma can be challenging but there are more options when your children are young.

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Can parents be friends if the kids don’t get along?

September 12, 2011 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Problems with kids’ friendships often spill over to their parents   QUESTION Dear Irene, My son and another couple’s son don’t get along. The other kid has some issues and has tried to hurt my son either verbally or physically several times over the past few years (put his hands around his neck a few […]

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Helping a 10-year-old deal with bullies

December 1, 2010 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

http://www.girlshealth.gov/bullying/

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What do you consider a ‘friendship-killer’?

November 29, 2010 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

It isn’t easy to know when to draw the line and give up on a friendship. There’s a natural tendency to overlook and ignore little signs that something’s awry until that your patience is worn thin by that proverbial last straw: Your frenemy has done something really hurtful that you can’t forget or forgive.   […]

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