Christine Carter: When your child says “Nobody likes me!”

Parenting expert and Raising Happiness author Christine Carter says parents shouldn't rush in to reassure their child.

Here’s how 4 other parenting experts say to respond…


Madeline Levine
“Don’t jump in too fast!” warns Madeline Levine, author of Teach Your Children Well. Instead, take this approach so your child learns to navigate friendships. Format: Video (1:33)

Betsy Brown Braun
The author of parenting books Just Tell Me What to Say and You’re Not the Boss of Me says to listen and help your child step up his social interactions. Format: Article

Sh*tty Moms
“Aww, suck it up,” says Alicia Ybarbo. “It’s your fault,” says Mary Ann Zoellner. The co-authors of Sh*tty Mom agree that with this complaint, tough love is in order. Format: Video (1:28)

Heidi Allen Garvin
The Mormon Moms founder and mother of three teens advises taking action — and fast. Format: Article

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