How to Stop a Child Becoming a ‘Pushover’?

How to Stop a Child Becoming a ‘Pushover’?

By Martha Deiros Collado

Talking Sense with Dr Martha

Monday, 12 September

When children show empathy and kindness how do we make sure we also instill assertiveness in them? What helps children stand up for themselves and speak up? And what is our role as parents and adults in children’s lives? Dr Martha answers these questions on todays podcast.


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