Friends forever : how parents can help their kids make and keep good friends / Fred Frankel.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Schricker Main Library||649.7 FRA (Text)||30032010508858||ADULT NON-FICTION||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780470624500 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 0470624507 (pbk.) :
- Physical Description: xv, 299 p. ; 23 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| "The author presents a systematic plan for parents helping kids make and sustain friendships including: *Making time for friends by not overscheduling *Developing interests that attract friends. Dancing and sports are in; solitary video games out. *Finding friends in the neighborhood. * The potential for a positive role with internet social networking as a way to meet and stay connected -- including instant messsaging, web sites, blogs, MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter. Addiction can become a problem but the correct and supervised use of internet and social networking is now an essential part of kids' friendship. * Dealing with Teasing & Bullying * Learning social and emotional intelligence skills like listening, empathy, compassion, recreational conversation. * Modeling friendships in your own life, at work, in the neighborhood, and at home. * Helping kids deal with and survive stormy friendships. The author's philosophy is that parents can take on the important role as model, advocate, champion, and facilitator, in a highly effective and important way. Kids must have friends, it's essential, and we can help"-- Provided by publisher.
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