Tag: teens

Parenting and friendship: Teaching kids to do the right thing

Published: July 22, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom worries that her daughter isn’t doing the right thing by disappointing a friend on her birthday.

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My friend is doing something dangerous

Published: June 21, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading

A friend is doing something dangerous but a teen isn’t sure how to respond.

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Should I worry about my grandchildren making friends after a move?

Published: May 31, 2014 | Last Updated: May 31, 2014 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

With another upcoming move, a woman worries about her grandchildren making friends.

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When teenage friends become coupled

Published: April 24, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A young girl asks what to do: Her friends have become coupled and she feels like a third wheel.

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A teen feels she is being dropped by a group of friends

Published: January 3, 2014 | Last Updated: December 7, 2014 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

She’s been blocked on social media and excluded from invitations. She asks what to do when you feel you’re being dropped by a group of friends.

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Reader Wisdom: When your teen feels like an outcast

Published: November 22, 2013 | Last Updated: May 10, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A young reader shares her experience of feeling like an outcast and offers advice to parents of teens.

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Making friends in high school

Published: November 7, 2013 | Last Updated: November 7, 2013 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A teen feels very frustrated and alone because she’s having trouble making friends in high school.

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When teen friends talk about sex

Published: November 6, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading

How do you handle it when your friends talk about sex and you feel awkward?

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Should a teen switch schools when she is having friendship problems?

Published: November 3, 2013 | Last Updated: November 3, 2013 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

The decision to switch schools is a tough one that shouldn’t be rushed or taken lightly.

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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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