Tag: middle school

My middle school daughter’s ex-friend is jealous and mean

Published: July 14, 2016 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A mom wonders how to support her daughter whose ex-friend is mean to her.

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Middle School Friendships Can Be Trying

Published: April 27, 2016 | Last Updated: March 24, 2024 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Middle School Friendships Can Be Trying

A young woman finds that middle school friendships can be confusing and frustrating. She asks for advice.

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Is it okay to retract an invitation to a friend?

Published: April 3, 2016 | Last Updated: April 3, 2016 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Retracting an invitation is never easy but friendships and circumstances change–especially in middle school.

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What can a mom do if her daughter can’t make and keep friends?

Published: October 16, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A mom worries because her 13-year-old can’t make and keep friends.

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Making friends at school: Eighth grade girls are mean!

Published: September 15, 2015 | By | Reply Continue Reading

An eighth grade teen is upset that she has no one to sit with at lunch.

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Back to School: Strategies to Avoid Lunchroom Loneliness

Published: September 11, 2015 | Last Updated: September 11, 2015 By | Reply Continue Reading
Back to School: Strategies to Avoid Lunchroom Loneliness

If you have problems making friends (which most of us do from time to time), you may really dread the thought of lunchroom loneliness.

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After a bout with depression, a middle-schooler has friendship problems

Published: February 16, 2015 | Last Updated: February 16, 2015 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A worried mom asks how she can help build her daughter’s self-confidence.

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Worried about being separated from my friends in high school

Published: October 8, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading

The move from middle school to high school can be challenging socially and academically.

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My teenage daughter was dropped by a friend

Published: June 25, 2014 | By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

A mom wonders how she can help her teenage daughter who was unceremoniously dropped by a friend.

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Middle School Friendships: What should this mom do?

Published: August 19, 2013 | Last Updated: August 19, 2013 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Middle school friendships can be minefields for mom and their teens. A mom asks how she can get her daughter through the eight hour days of 8th grade.

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