Part One: How Parents Can Help.
1. Making Time for Friends.
2. Curbing Interests That Prevent Friendships.
3. Developing Interests That Attract Friends.
4. Using Your Neighborhood School for Friends.
5. Using Organized Activities to Find Friends.
6. Improving Your Networking Skills.
Part Two: Making Friends.
7. Joining Others at Play.
8. Becoming a Good Sport.
9. Looking for Closer Friends and Joining a Friendship Group.
10. Using the Telephone to Make Friends.
11. Using Texting and Instant Messaging to Connect with Friends.
12. Having Fun Play Dates.
13. Becoming a Better Host.
14. School Break and Vacation Activities That Promote Friendships.
Part Three: Keeping Friends.
15. Encouraging Wise Choices.
16. Discouraging Poor Choices.
17. Listening to Your Child's Worries.
18. Having Friends Stolen.
19. Losing a Close Friend.
20. Divorce and Moving Away.
Part Four: Dealing with Teasing, Bullying, and Meanness.
21. Taking the Fun out of Teasing.
22. Stopping Rumors.
23. Staying Away from Children Who Fight.
24. Dealing with Children who Bully.
Part Five: Helping Your Child Out of Trouble.
25. Working with Adults Who Have Trouble with Your Child.
26. Stopping Your Child's Fighting.
27. Overcoming Hyperactive Behavior.
28. Stopping Your Child's Bullying.
29. Not Noticed by Classmates.
30. Building Friendship Skills and Overcoming a Negative Reputation.
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