Making friends can be harder for some kids than others but there are ways you can help develop your child's social skills to ensure they can build healthy friendships now and in the future.
Helping children understand why their grandparent can no longer remember their name is a hard conversation to have, but here are ten practical tips to help guide you.
I've grown attached!
Something happens when your child turn ten-years-old.
I always saw myself having three children. I don't really know why exactly, but I do know that as the younger of two, I always wished there was an extra option to play with when I was growing up. My brother and I didn't always get on, and I yearned for a sister to gossip and share clothes with. My mythical sister would be my best friend, and even though she never existed, I missed her.
It becomes a tug on your heart strings so severe it feels like there's a cello in your rib cage.
A pediatric psychologist has some good advice on how to broach this difficult topic with children.
Think that little white lie won't hurt? Might be time for a rethink.
Mix Halloween with the relentless horrors of headline news, and it's no wonder our kids wake us in the dead of night with riveting questions.
It's only what I knew all along.
They've decided to instead, walk away.
Now I like to maximise my time.
There is no need to save it - it's become a part of you.