It's an important topic that most people don't want to think about. Bullying.
Most parents don't want to think of their children as potential bullying victims. But it can happen to everyone. And bullying can take many different forms: physical abuse, verbal abuse, or shunning which is isolating a child from everybody else.
Being bullied or shunned like that can take a huge toll on the mental and physical well being of a child. It usually makes a child feel lonely and children may develop what is known as learned helplessness. Children may manifest their stress through physical symptoms such as headaches or tummy aches, and more.
In this episode, you will learn what does it feel like to be bullied and shunned, so that you can connect better to the experience of your child, should they ever be in that place.
You will also learn the three red flags that could help you realize that something may be wrong, and if that is the case, how to start helping your child.
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The Apparently Parent Podcast
On this show, I share with you my perspectives and experience of parenting and psychology.
Enhance your understanding of the relationship with your child and yourself by learning about attachment, mindful and playful parenting mindset and techniques.
Listen to me sharing my knowledge and experience both as a parent and a therapist, as well as interviews with parenting experts from around the world.
Your Host – Eran Katz
I’m a clinical psychologist and parenting counselor specializing in attachment theory. I’m also the father of two children who are my best parenting teachers.
I believe that parenting is one of the most important jobs we ever do. This is why I created Apparently Parent and The Parenting MAP. My goal in life is to help as many parents as possible become 21st Century Parents, moving from chaos to harmony and building an enduring, meaningful relationship with their children.