increase social confidence. Find other readers’ observations below and share your child’s experience with making friends in the Comments section below.“My son has just turned 12 and is about a year behind his peers in maturity.
He has a great group of friends that are mixed ages. He also has a few younger brothers and two younger cousins with whom he plays regularly.
As his mom, I see the difference in his interactions with all groups. At times, he wants to be just like everyone else his age and to feel confident and independent, but he ends up covering his inability to understand social cues by being the group clown.Read more on additudemag.com