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teen: 12-18 yrs.

School is where your child hones skills that are every bit as essential to his all-around development and future success as English, math, science, and social studies, even if they don't appear on a report card. These include critical thinking, problem solving, respecting authority (and, when appropriate, challenging it), asking questions, defending positions and learning to get along with one's peers.

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Making Friends in High School

When a youngster lacks friends, parents should be concerned regardless of whether she complains about her situation. Here are some ways you can help your child if they have trouble making friends in high school.