Understanding the difference between friendships and cliques

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We are several weeks into the school year and your child is probably getting accustomed to their new schedule and making new friends.

When developing new friendships and spending time with more people, parents need to know the dangers that come along with cliques.

FOX8's Cindy Farmer and Melissa Painter has several easy tips to help your child understand the difference between a friendship and a clique.

  • Friendships center around shared beliefs and common likes
  • Cliques are restrictive and focus on status and popularity

Kids want to feel loved and like they belong, but parents have a job to keep them safe.

Learn more in today's Mommy Matters.

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