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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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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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Talking to Kids About Friendships as They Return to School

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends The return to school is just around the corner. Many kids, despite the sadness that comes as summer ends, look forward to seeing friends they … Continue reading

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