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Back in the Classroom: Helping Students Feel Confident Making Friends This Fall

By Eric Braun, author of Make a Friend, Be a Friend New pencil box. Backpack. Bouncing through a crowd of kids, tummy full of butterflies. What’s my teacher like? When’s recess? Who’s in my class? Who do I sit by? … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids Make Friends During the Pandemic

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends With the COVID-19 pandemic going into its second year, we are starting to see the mental health of children and teens decline as they continue … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Resisting Peer Pressure and Beating Bullying on Halloween

By Eric Braun, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts As October winds down, we reach the end of another successful National Bullying Prevention Month. The national campaign to raise awareness about bullying prevention was started by PACER in … Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Child Is Being Teased

By Annie Fox, M.Ed., author of The Middle School Confidential™ series Dear Annie, My daughter has recently been teased at school about her weight. She is twelve, 5’5″, and weighs 145 pounds. She is by no means obese, but she … Continue reading

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Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Friendship

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of  The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Making and keeping friends is one of the most important skills your child will learn. Having friends helps kids learn about themselves, resolve conflict, and … Continue reading

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