Positive Friends Make a Positive Impact

Most of us have seen how a desire to fit in can change a child’s behavior or attitudes. Kids influence each other’s likes and dislikes in music… clothes… activities. Sometimes this is harmless. But in some cases it can be a problem. If one student goofs off in school, his or her friends also may goof off and become less likely to study or finish assignments.

Fortunately the influence of friends can be good thing too. For example, did you know that certain kids actually may help your child learn better in school?