Is Moving a Lot Bad for Kids?

Drs. Oishi and Schimmack published an interesting article this month in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology concerning the long-term impact of children who moved frequently. This study found that introverted children were at greater risk of having more difficulties developing quality social relationships, while extroverted children tended...

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The End of the Best Friend

A recent article in the New York Times discussed an interesting trend of school officials discouraging best-friend bonds in an effort to curb exclusivity and bullying. While some may see the benefits of encouraging children to develop multiple relationships, nothing compares to the social and emotional benefits of a...

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