fbpx

Familius.com Shop

Talk Together

Behind the Book: BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)

Author, Jessica Speer, shares what inspired her to write her newest book BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends) read along to learn about her work as a social scientist and friendship expert. Preteen and Teen Years Friendships can be challenging, especially during the preteen and teen years. Most girls and women have uncomfortable or painful […]

Behind the Book: BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends) Read More »

Why Girls’ Social Struggles Intensify During Adolescence

Friendships can be challenging, especially during adolescence. When you ask women to recall their preteen and teen social lives, a consistent pattern emerges. There are stories of enduring friendships but also uncomfortable social memories. Women share stories of exclusion, drama, loneliness, fitting in, and friendships lost. And this rings true for girls today. A UCLA

Why Girls’ Social Struggles Intensify During Adolescence Read More »

Back-to-School, Back-to-Friendship

Friendship Truths to Guide Kids as They Head Back to Classrooms Making and maintaining friendships can be challenging, especially during the preteen and teen years. Given the wide range of social-emotional skills in a single classroom, it’s no wonder that friendship struggles unfold. Throw in a pandemic, social distancing, and school closures and it’s no

Back-to-School, Back-to-Friendship Read More »

Twelve Ways a Father Can Become a “Dad”

We’ve heard it before, “Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” But what makes a father successful enough to be a “Dad”? Yes, most children call their father “dad,” but let’s make a distinction here. Let’s capitalize “Dad” when he is more than just a father. After all,

Twelve Ways a Father Can Become a “Dad” Read More »

Scroll to Top