Being a tween and figuring out how to have and be a friend is rough. Being a parent watching a tween deal with friendships is brutal. Here are tips for parents for how and when to help your tween daughter navigate tween friendships.
Your child doesn't need to hear empty praise in order to feel good - instead opt for powerful praises that prove you not only see your child, but also value their internal strengths and not just physical attributes.
Trashing Teens: Psychologist Robert Epstein argues in a provocative book, "The Case Against Adolescence," that teens are far more competent than we assume, and most of their problems stem from restrictions placed on them.