Some people tend to give others the benefit of the doubt, while other people tend to assign blame and assume bad intent. Which style has more positive relationships and overall happiness?
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Validation means letting kids share their thoughts and feelings without judging or criticizing them. It means that you understand what your child feels is real to her. And it’ a powerful parenting too.
Imagine being a tween or teenager today. Every day you’re bombarded with selfies and images that are edited to perfection.
It takes Herculean inner-strength not to constantly compare yourself to others!
As parents, it’s hard to see our kids experience friendship problems. This article shares steps to help your child develop healthy relational skills.
Do you and your kids understand the difference between mean and bullying behavior? Understanding the difference helps kids know how to navigate each situation.
Research finds that girl boy friendships are important because they give kids a chance to explore themselves outside of gender scripts an more.
Mean girl behavior, or relational aggression isn’t just for girls. Boys experience these painful interactions and may not realize it’s a form of bullying.
Friendships can be confusing, especially for kids. Here are five hidden truths about friendship that kids find especially helpful.
Let’s face it, friendships can be challenging. Most girls, as well as their mothers, aunts, friends and teachers have strong memories of social struggles. BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)? Girls Guide to Happy Friendships tackles friendship struggles head-on, leaving readers (ages 8-12) informed and empowered as they navigate the tricky world of friendship.… Continue reading Books