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Shyness In the School-Aged Child

We live in a culture that values social interaction and extroversion, but not everyone is wired this way. Some people, kids included, tend to hang back a bit more, and are a little more cautious by nature. Of course, there is nothing wrong with shyness, but parents can sometimes worry that being shy will lead to unhappiness or loneliness for their child, and having a shy or introverted child can seem especially challenging when you or your partner are more outgoing. But take heart rest assured many shy or introverted kids go on to lead happy and fulfilling lives! There are things that you can do to help your child come out of his or her shell and make friends along the way. Read more.

Helping Your Teen Through a Romantic Break-up

Dating and relationships are often very important to teens, and a romantic break-up or rejection can send a teen into a tailspin. Your teen may not tell you details about the break-up and might not want to hear your worldly advice on dating, but there are ways you can help your teen work through this challenging time and move forward. Read more.

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