Christmas has once again come and gone and many of us, myself included, are feeling full of chocolate, sweets, or other Christmas goodies, not to mention those that may have had more than the usual amount of alcohol.
In order to keep children safe you must set them rules. Many children don’t understand that they need rules but after just a short while are happy enough to follow them. Rules like no internet access without parental supervision or having their emails/text message linked to your phone.
In the first blog I mentioned that not all children will report bullying to their parents. In fact 2 out of 3 children don’t report bullying to their parents. In this blog we will discuss some ways to spot a potential bullying situation without being told.
Burkhardt says you, as a parent, have a responsibility to “increase life exposures and experiences so the child can develop confidence in coping with a larger world.” Exposing children to new things teaches them that no matter how scary and different something seems, they can conquer it.