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As preschoolers start to make friends, they're practicing important social skills such as sharing and taking turns. These activities and videos will help your child discover the ingredients for healthy, lasting friendships.
- Because Charlotte feels passionately about her friends, she sometimes takes the disappointment or frustration that comes along with friendships very hard. If a friend doesn't listen to her or she can't seem to communicate what she's thinking, a play date can turn into an emotional rollercoaster. As her mom, I'm right beside her, riding these hair-raising dips and turns. But I also know that it's my role to stop the "rollercoaster," soothe the crying friend, and remind their eyebrow-raising parent that it could just as easily be their child next time. —Vivien Mazlen Levy