DOES HOMESCHOOLING MEAN LESS FRIENDSHIPS? I THINK NOT - JENNIFER BORGET
Who was your childhood friend? Hear from Jennifer Borget, author of Cherish 365, as she reminisces on her childhood relationships, and how she is eager to watch her kids form their own friendships.
SUMMER FRIENDS CAN BE REAL FRIENDS TOO - JENNIFER KINDHOUSE
Encourage your kids to be themselves no matter who they’re with. Hear from Jennifer Kindhouse, author of Life In Italics, on how even the shortest encounter can begin a lifelong friendship.
FRIENDS, FOURTH GRADE, AND BEING THE NEW KID - JENNIFER KINDHOUSE
Change can be a scary time for kids, especially when they are “the new kid.” Jennifer Kindhouse, author of Life In Italics, explains how she helped her son transition into fourth grade as the new kid in his class.
THE SYMPTOMS OF BAD INFLUENCE-ITIS - ANDY HERALD
Kids are like sponges, and it's hard to monitor what they absorb when they’re out of your care. Hear from Andy Herald, author of How To Be A Dad, on how you can stay connected with your kids and teach them methods for combating peer pressure.
WE HAVE A TWEEN AND WE CAN’T PARENT ON CRUISE CONTROL - JILL KRAUSE
As a tween, kids, crave more and more independence. Hear from Jill Krause, author of Baby Rabies, on how she is balancing independence, online exposure, peer pressure, and hands-on parenting with her tween.
YOUR CHILD DOESN’T NEED A LOT OF FRIENDS, JUST ONE GOOD ONE - JILL KRAUSE
When it comes to friendships, quality matters. Hear from Jill Krause, author of Baby Rabies, on how she is helping her kids navigate long distance friendships and talking to them early about the meaning of quality over quantity.
HOW MY FRIENDSHIPS BUILD UP MY CHILD - SILI RECIO
Parents, your friendships are important when it comes to your kids. Hear from Sili Recio, author of My Mamihood, on how she maintains the friendships that help uplift her and her daughter and how quality over quantity matters when it comes to navigating peer pressure.
FRIENDSHIP IS A DISH BEST SERVED HOWEVER YOU WANT - WHIT HONEA
However your kids make friends, make sure to teach them that quality friendships should be nurtured. Hear from Whit Honea, author of Dads4Change, on how he is teaching his kids that there is no wrong way to make lifelong friends.
SUPER PEER DOESN’T WEAR A CAPE - WHIT HONEA
Everyone has to battle through peer pressure. Hear from Whit Honea, author of Dads4Change, on the easiest ways for parents to get involved and help their kids navigate peer pressure.
TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT FRIENDSHIPS - LIZ STANLEY
“Having one close friend serves as a protective factor against bullying.” Hear from Liz Stanley, author of Say Yes, as she offers tips on how she is raising her kids to cultivate positive friendships and work through peer pressure.
DO MIXED KIDS NEED FRIENDS WHO LOOK LIKE THEM? - VANESSA BELL
Bullying and finding an identity are two of the big hills kids will have to climb during childhood. Hear from Vanessa Bell, author of De Su Mama, on how she is teaching her kids about identity and exposing them to their culture through positive friendships and teaching them how to stop or prevent bullying.
HOW TO SPOT (AND STOP) SOURCES OF ONLINE PEER PRESSURE - GALIT BREN
Having open conversations about what your kids see and do on the internet is important. Hear from Galit Breen on the different kinds of peer pressure online, where it’s most likely to happen, and what you can do to help protect and prepare your kids.