Nourishing The Mother

NTM 335: Parenting in connection when your child is the bully

Episode 335
23, Nov, 2021
}37 Minutes

Show Notes

Following on from a listener’s request, we explore navigating yourself and your child through social dynamics that include teasing, meanness and isolation. We centre our conversation around maintaining connection with your child as you lead them toward greater social literacy.

In this podcast we discuss:
– Moving beyond anxiety in meanness
– Being clear is being kind
– Holding family values of respect whilst communicating your own needs
– Respectfully building boundaries with self and others
– Easeful ways to balance power dynamics
– Including other caregivers and schools in supporting your child
– Helping your child recognise alignment within themselves
– Leaning into the awkwardness that exists for them and you

Other podcast episodes to explore this topic are:
48 How kids get their needs met
94 Dealing with a bad attitude in our kids
142 How to stay open in the face of discomfort
168 When we hold our kids to a higher standard than we hold ourselves
170 When we’re coaching our children we’re coaching ourselves
172 Whatever you condemn, you breed, attract or become
181 When your parenting toolkit is asking for more
188 The power of conflict – why you shouldn’t seek peace
247 what if the parts you find hard in your child are the parts you reject in you
258 You are who you become through the process of raising yourself to raise your children
270 Raising kids who know body safety with Caroline Ellen

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