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? Well, one of the best ways is to lead by example. Kids are extremely perceptive and pick up on adults’ behavior, so it’s crucial to treat your friends and family members with kindness and respect. It’s also important to model conflict resolution and disagreements in a healthy way. This will help kids learn how to treat others and be a good friend, helping them build the skills necessary to have healthy friendships throughout life!
Stay tuned throughout the rest of this week for more tips on teaching kids how to be a good friend!