How Parents can Help
As your child is making new friends and spending more time with them, you can:
Get to know these friends and their parents.
Communicate expectations about friendships in a clear and open way.
Help your child connect to school and the larger community.
Friendships are important, but your guidance and monitoring of activities are needed for your child to be safe and successful.
Friends will become more important to your child during this time. Friends help teach: