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What to Say When Your Child is Being Excluded at School: Tips and Advice

your child excluded at school

Understanding Exclusion The feeling of exclusion can profoundly impact a child’s self-esteem and overall well-being. As parents, witnessing your children go through such experiences can be equally distressing. It is crucial to address this issue and find ways to support your children during these challenging times. What is Exclusion? Exclusion at school is when a child […]

My Child Eats Lunch Alone at School: Strategies for Helping Kids Make Friends

my child eats lunch alone

As a parent, it can be absolutely devastating when you find out your child eats lunch at school alone. When you picture your child at school, you imagine them laughing and chatting with friends, especially during those lively lunch breaks, right? It’s a scene filled with warmth, companionship, and shared giggles over sandwiches.  But what […]

Why do kids hate school? Understanding the root causes

Why do kids hate school

Most common reasons kids don’t like school As parents, we may be upset and very concerned if your child announces, “I hate school!” Parents think that school is going to to be this great place with they enjoy learning and hanging out with their friends. But you must understand that it’s natural for kids to […]

How social media impacts bullying: a close look

social media impacts bullying

Understanding bullying Bullying is an aggressive action done to intentionally harm someone. It creates a dangerous power shift between the bully and their victim, where the latter repeatedly experiences physical, emotional, or psychological trauma. It takes several forms, including:  1. Physical bullyingIntimidating or harming the victim using physical force. 2. Verbal bullyingUsing words to cause […]

My friend’s kid is mean to my child

my friends kid is mean to my child

When your friend’s kid is mean to your child it can come as a shock. All of us know that our child’s behavior can be unpredictable at times. Children can be happy one minute, and half an hour later they are acting out or having a tantrum. We need to remember that behavior is a […]

The three levels of bullying

The three levels of bullying

There are three levels of bullying and all of them can be hard for the parent and for the child. You want to take stock of this situation and assess what’s been going on with the bullying and your child. And the level of action you take will be determined by how serious the bullying […]

Is your child being  bullied, stressing you out?

When your are stressed out by your child being bullied

When your child’s teased or picked on at school, as a parent, truthfully it is stressful, it can be really hard to think about anything else. It  could be a shock, it may be one of your child’s close friends that is the leader of the bullying. Anais was telling me that she kept replaying […]

Bullied children need their parents to be their advocate

Kids need their parents to be advocates when they are going through a  bullying situation. Your child isn’t going to figure this out or resolve the issue on their own. It can be incredibly stressful for parents trying to help with bullying, but it’s even more stressful for your child and they need your support. […]

Why do parents often refuse to believe that their own child is a bully?

When parents refuse to believe that their child is a bully

It can be difficult for parents to believe that their own child could bully someone else, but there are many signs to look out for. If you find yourself asking “Why won’t parents believe that their child is a bully?” then this blog post will help answer your questions and give you advice on how […]