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Text bubble bullies: the latest in cyberbullying

Recently, there has been an uptick in cyberbullying based on which smartphone kids use and whether they have iMessage or SMS capabilities.

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Helping your child support a friend with mental health challenges

Here are some tips for helping your child support a friend with mental health challenges and knowing when to bring in outside help.

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My toddler does not understand that her friends shouldn’t hit her. Help!

For young children, the best way to stop a behavior that you do not like is to provide positive attention and praise for the opposite of that behavior.

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Coping with quarantine: Boys versus girls

Many girls are still communicating with their friends by phone, video calls or social media and sharing their feelings and emotions, but many boys are turning to video games

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Q&A: How do I get my child to play with their older friends?

Psychologist Eleanor Mackey answers a reader’s question about helping her daughter play with her friends.