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Personally, I never bothered with the neighbors. I always have my own life, and they theirs.
I agree wholeheartedly with Applejuice. When we first moved into this neighborhood, we introduced ourselves to the neighbors, brought over homegrown vegetables from our garden, and made it a point to be the best neighbors we could. Some neighborhoods are friendly, and others are just too busy to care, it seems. People here get up early and drive to work or school. When they get home, they invite their friends or family over, and want to be left alone by the neighbors. I learned that the hard way.

It's just the way it is. I used to wonder what was wrong with me, but I got tired of doing that. Now there's school, work, and sporting events where we meet friends. Our home is our castle surrounded by our imaginary mote. We leave the neighbors alone, and (for the most part) they leave us alone. The only way for us to change that would be to find a new neighborhood. In the mean time, I enjoy our privacy at home.
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Girls are so mean! Sorry I didn't read all the replies so I apoligize if this is a repeat...

Your daughter might just have to learn that the girls are mean on her own...I think it is great that you are telling her that she doesn't need to be part of a group but she might still just have to hang out with them to find that out for herself.

Just keep introducing her to new girls, the homeschool group, etc. so she can see that the girls are truly not her "real friends".

Oh and I am a big advocate of parent networking. Get to know the other girls parents. Maybe do a block party or something this summer.
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