#856 What to Do About Mean Girls

Published: 25 Sep 2023
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Girls can really struggle with friendship issues, particularly when lacking the maturity and skills to properly navigate these tricky situations. These powerful ideas and practical solutions will help you support your child when they encounter friend troubles - giving them options and building resilience without trying to jump in and "fix it". (Replay)

Topics included in this episode -

  • The difference between boy & girl play
  • Boys use their bodies, girls use their words
  • Optionality equals resilience 
  • Autonomy, and feeling seen, heard and valued
  • When should the school get involved?
  • Avoidance reinforces anxiety
  • Things you can you do to help your daughter
  • Why Your Kids Need a Tribe - a Happy Families article

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