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Authored by Dr. Michelle Murray on August 17, 2021
Dear Dr. Michelle:

My ten-year-old daughter hangs out with a group of girls whose parents I actually don’t care for. I think we just have different values in our family. With this parent group, there is a lot of gossiping, worrying about what others think or getting into their business, or talking down about other families. I am hearing the girls have the same kind of conversations and it is starting to worry me. What do I do as a parent? These are her friends.



Dear Wesley: 

Jaelyn Arndt sits down with Dr. Michelle K. Murray to answer your question via video this week!

Dr. Michelle K. Murray starts off by advising the need to support your child having friends. She recommends having an open conversation with your child, giving other solutions on how to handle the situation, and how to interact with her friends.

Check out the full conversation in the video below.


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Dr. Michelle Murray