The nature of children's peer interactions and friendships changes as they develop and grow. Read on for expert articles and useful information on the evolving nature of young friendships and tips for facilitating your child's social success.

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  • 21.

    Caring and Sharing

    Learning to care for or share with others can be difficult for young children because they are so focused on themselves....

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • 22.

    Should Your Child Skip a Grade?

    It's a frustrating scenario: you know your son is bright - so smart, in fact, that you are embarrassed to brag about him...

  • 23.

    When You Can't Stand Your Kid's Friend's Parents

    Here's what you can do when you can't stand the parents of your child's friend.

  • 24.

    Diagnosing Autism: One Family's Story

    Over the last 15 years, autism has gone from being a little known condition, to a disorder of epidemic proportions. The...

  • 25.

    The Work of Abraham Maslow

    Psychologist Abraham Maslow described a hierarchy of needs that he argued provides a model for understanding the need...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Making Friends in a New City

    Moving your family and children to a new school or new town can be a difficult change, especially for the children. Here...

  • 27.

    Do Kids Need Friends?

    Introduction Human beings are social beings. Responsiveness is built in; we come into the world programmed to respond...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
  • 28.

    Moving On

    In our highly mobile society, families move across state lines all the time. Psychologists say relocating is one of the...

  • 29.

    Conflict Resolution For Kids

    We hear them shouting and we come running. Then, we hear, “He said, he did” or “She said, she did.” How can we...

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Tips for Helping Young Kids Make Friends

    Got a young kid at home who seems like they just can't make friends? Here are some ways to help them develop and...