Tag Archives: friendship

Helping Kids Resolve Friendship Conflicts

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A best friend is one of life’s greatest joys. Having somebody to hang out, talk over problems, play video games, or compete on the sports … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Trustworthiness

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. This past May, I shared a list of books that enrich different core character education values. My next few posts will suggest … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids Stay Connected with Peers (Not Electronics!) in the Summer

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Most kids look forward to summer vacation. After all, they’ve been working all year, and they’re ready for a break from getting up early, doing … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of Growing Up Gifted

by Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle, authors of When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers If you want to know what kids think and feel about growing up gifted, just ask them. We have—thousands of times—and are amazed that … 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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