Parenting - Behaviour | 3-10 yrs

How To Make A Friend

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Other than writing down a few characteristics to broadly define friendship, it’s not possible to express in words this wonderful bond. Friendship is a relationship in which there is compassion, mutual support, cooperation, affection and love, inspiration and criticism and so much more.

Read our ClipBook to explore this bond and help your child understand the importance of friends and friendship.

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How Kids Make Friends — And Why It Matters

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Is Your Child Not Making Friends? Tips For Socializing Shy Kids

You want your child to have an active, happy social life that's filled with friends, but it looks like your little one might not be up for the task. He shies away from social situations and has trouble making friends. It's heartbreaking and frustr...

5 Ways To Help Your Child With Autism Make Friends

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