When you have kids, you seem to spend a lot of time teaching them lessons. You teach them how to walk, how to talk, how to ride a bike and sometimes, you give them tools that will help set them up for the rest of their lives.
I have a few friends in my life and we have been close for a long time. We can go a while without seeing each other, which happens due to busy lives, but once we re-connect it’s like we had never been apart. I want that for my kids and I also want them to grow and have healthy relationships around them when they’re older — both friendships and romances. It’s not something many think they have to take the time to teach, but teaching your child how to be a good friend will give them the best tools for creating healthy relationships that last long-term.
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