friendship

Give Your Child the Confidence to Combat Teasing

Give Your Child the Confidence to Combat Teasing

There are many ways to empower your child and yourself to combat teasing and maltreatment. If you are a parent whose child is suffering from teasing, you should remember that there are options. Teach your child that there are different ways to deal with teasing, and encourage them to choose the one that will make […]

5 Ways To Teach About Peer Pressure (EXPERT)

5 Ways To Teach About Peer Pressure (EXPERT)

5 Ways To Teach About Peer Pressure (EXPERT) Parents have much less influence than we think we do. It is important to talk often about how to handle peer pressure and to use critical thinking skills in making decisions. Keeping your child safe is a matter of teaching them how to navigate in a sometimes negative world.

Friendship and Community

Friendship and Community

Friendship and Community Friendship has been described as the springboard to every other love and relationship in life. Communication and interaction skills learned with friends spill over into all connections in life. Those who have few friends or support networks also tend to have a diminished capacity for sustaining marriages, work, and neighborhood relationships. How adults manage […]

Some Will Like You, Some Will Hate You, Don’t Be People Pleaser

Some Will Like You, Some Will Hate You, Don’t Be People Pleaser

Out of every 10 people you meet, 4 will immediately like and accept you. 4 will be on the fence and withhold judgment until you have proven yourself and your intentions, and 2 will dislike you no matter what you do, say or offer.