Parenting - Relationships | 0-18 yrs

Celebrating Friendship

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Friends are an important part of our lives. As young children, friends are those with whom we share our possessions; during teenage, they help us explore our identity; and when we become adults, friends support and help us navigate through the ups and downs of life. Having good friends helps us lead a life that is filled with happy moments and memories.

Given the significant role friends play in our lives, as a parent, you would want your child to have meaningful, loving and supportive friends. But, while it is easy to make friends, it isn't easy to nurture friendship and turn it into a lifelong relationship. For, like every relationship, the relation between friends also go through tough times and complications. 

To help you guide your child make friends and help him understand how to keep friendships intact, flip through the pages of our ClipBook.

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The Importance Of Childhood Friendships

Reaching out and connecting with those around comes naturally to most of us. We begin to do this from a very early age when we start making friends. The friends we make early in our lives play a very important role in the mental and physical devel...

Friendships In The Digital Age

We usually make friends when we step outside our home and meet people. However, the advent of the digital age has made it possible for us to make friends in the virtual world. Some of those with whom we become friends through social media may even...

How Well Do You Know Your Child’S Friends?

Friends have the most influence over an individual after family members. Friends help shape our choices and the decisions we make. Therefore, it is very important for parents to know their child's friends. But, as parents, how many of us really ca...

Your Child's Friendship: To Interfere Or Not To Interfere?

As a parent, it is our duty to guide our children and help them understand how to lead a good life. However, sometimes, we take things too far and begin to control every aspect of our children's lives, which also includes their friendships. But, s...

When You Don’T Like Your Child’S Friends

Our children make both good and bad choices. And, this applies to the friends they make as well. Some of the friends they make help them develop into better individuals, while some friends cast a bad influence. How would you wean your child away f...

How To Help Your Child Deal With Mean Friends

It might turn out that your child’s friends are mean to her. In such a case it’s important to first figure out if their behaviour was really mean, or was it misunderstood. Once you know what it was, you would be in a better position to help your c...

When Friendships Turn Sour

Every relationship goes through good and bad phases, and friendships are no different. Sometimes, friendships will break and there’s not much that can be done about it. All there’s left is to learn from the mistakes and move on. Wondering how you ...

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