How to Respond When Children Say Hurtful Words To Us?

How to Respond When Children Say Hurtful Words To Us?

By Martha Deiros Collado

Talking Sense with Dr Martha

Monday, 14 November

If your child has ever said “I hate you!” or “you are the worst mummy/daddy ever!” it might have shaken you to the core and made you wonder if there was something wrong with your child (or you as their parent!). Dr Martha talks through what is really happening in these moments, how you can be most effective in your response, and strategies that will support your child in changing their words to something more respectful when big feelings show up.


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