One of the best ways for us to learn is to practice. One way to do this is through role-plays. Whether you pretend to be different characters or use dolls/action figures, this can help your kids try out different friendship
Another great way to teach kids about being a good friend is to watch TV shows/movies and read books about friendship. This can help them see different scenarios, teaching them the difference between healthy and unhealthy friendships. After watching the
It’s important to talk to your kids about the characteristics that make a good friend. Not only will this help them shape their behavior and treat others well, but it will also help them understand what to look for in
Being a good friend is an important life skill, but it’s one that we have to learn. As adults and parents, it’s important for us to teach kids how to be a good friend. How exactly do we do that?
While we may not be able to be physically close to our friends, know that we are still connected through love and friendship.
By Taylor Gabbey, HRI Graduate Assistant Valentine’s Day is a time of affection. Romantic partners spend additional time together, and friends and family exchange small gifts to show their appreciation. While the season is full of fun ways to show
In healthy relationships, both people feel comfortable to be themselves! When you feel like you’re free to be your authentic self, you can develop a stronger, more genuine connection in your relationships.
Validation means recognizing and accepting your loved ones’ thoughts, feelings, and experiences. You don’t have to agree or even completely understand where someone is coming from to provide validation. Instead, validation communicates to others, “I see you, hear you, and
A healthy relationship is a safe space for openness and honesty! Both people feel comfortable sharing their truths and communicating openly and honestly without fear of how the other person will respond.
Show someone you love that you are thinking of them by doing something special for them today! When we express our love for our partners, friends, and family, we show them that we value our relationship with them. Doing something