All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go: Making Friends

True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. Charles Caleb Colton.

How children interact with their peers influences how much their peers like them, and how much they like themselves. Some children do not get along with their peers. Typically they are aggressive, dominating, selfish, and tend to cheat when they start losing a game. Peers usually do not want to play with them, which contributes to their already low self-esteem. Here are some strategies for two of the biggest peer relationship problems, aggression and rejection, as well as ideas on how you can elevate children’s self-esteem amongst their peers.