Start the School Year Right! No More Mean Girls Tip #8

12 Tips to Maximize Friendships & Minimize Friendship Drama   Help Newcomers Fit In & Make Friends It takes 3-6 months for a new kid to feel that they fit in. Introduce yourself, introduce your friends, be kind, show them around, and include new kids at lunch and after school. ************* Join Us Daily on GirlsRespectGroups.com and …

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Start the School Year Right! No More Mean Girls – Tip #7

12 Tips to Maximize Friendships & Minimize Friendship Drama   Have Both Face-To-Face & Online Friendships Use extra self-control with online friendships – it’s sooo tempting to gossip behind someone’s back. Do your best to solve, not escalate, conflicts. Control yourself – the online record lasts forever. ************* Join Us Daily on GirlsRespectGroups.com and Facebook.com/GirlsRespectGroups …

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Start the School Year Right! No More Mean Girls Tip #6

12 Tips to Maximize Friendships & Minimize Friendship Drama   Smile – With Your Mouth & Your Eyes It shows people you’re approachable. Smiling helps you keep your cool and hides your butterflies on the 1st day of school. Fun fact: Smiling actually controls stress, by prompting your brain to make happy chemicals (serotonin and …

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Start the School Year Right! No More Mean Girls Tip #5

12 Tips to Maximize Friendships & Minimize Friendship Drama   Don’t Be Afraid To Make The First Move The more you reach out first in friendship, the easier it gets. Even a shy person can (and needs to) learn the social skills of breaking the ice and making friends.   ************* Join Us Daily on …

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Start the School Year Right! No More Mean Girls Tip #4

12 Tips to Maximize Friendships & Minimize Friendship Drama   Make Friends From Many Social Groups Friendships do have ups and downs. Be prepared. Have friends in several groups and slide to another group when 1 set of friends is having conflicts.   ************* Join Us Daily on GirlsRespectGroups.com and Facebook.com/GirlsRespectGroups For Tips To Maximize Friendships …

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