Friends and Socializing

Show BAND-AID® Your Child's Star Power! (Sponsored)

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Which Social Media Are Most Popular with Kids and Are They Healthy?

Do you know how popular Facebook or other social networking sites are among school-age kids? Consider these surprising statistics: More than 1 billion registered users are on Facebook, with 11 percent aged 13 – 17, and 29 percent aged 18 - 29.
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The Popularity Game: Teaching Kids How To Cope

By Sally Sacks www.sallysacks.com
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Shy Kids: How to Help Kids Make Friends

By Armin Brott, www.mrdad.com

Dear Mr. Dad: Our daughter is very shy and seems to have very few friends. My wife and I worry that there’s something wrong with her and we want to help her make more friends. What can we do?
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Quick & Dirty Tips for Choosing the Best Summer Camp

By Laura Carlson

Summertime, and the pickin’ is easy—for a summer camp, that is. Whether you’re looking for a camp where your child can enjoy outdoor adventure, or one where he or she can play rock ‘n roll music, pickin’ the right one should be stress-free. Yet, many parents are puzzled about which summer camps are “best” for their child. Not sponsored content
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Get your Summer Camp Labels! (Sponsored)

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Rejoice, parents! Summer time is just around the corner. The warm weather is coming and school will soon end which means…summer camp. If you have young kids that spend a week or so at summer camp, then you are well aware of the pain it can be to get them prepared and organized. Is Sponsored Content
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Physical Symptoms of Bullying

We all know what a bully is? And as parents we worry about our children being bullied. Bullying not only has effects on children's mental well-being, it can also cause physical symptoms. If you've noticed a change in your child's mood or behavior or suspect that he might be being bullied, the first thing you should do is talk to your child.
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How to Find a Summer Camp Your Child Will Love

For kids, summer means getting a break from school. While they usually enjoy the break at first, they may soon get bored of having nothing to do. Keeping your kids active during the summer months may be a challenge, but one thing you could do to break up the summer and make it more exciting for your kids is to send them on a summer camp adventure.
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Social Challenges in Grade School: How You Can Help

By JustMommies

The elementary school years are crucial to a child’s social development—it’s when he or she finds a “best friend,” learns to play well with other kids, and is exposed to other cultures or religions.
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Do Electronics Prevent Your Child from Learning Real Social Skills?

When summer vacation rolls around, many kids start spending more free time playing electronic games, posting on social networks and texting (not to mention watching more TV). More than half are connecting to electronics instead of linking with friends—in person.
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