Madeline Levine: when your kid says “Nobody likes me!”

"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.

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

 

Christine Carter
Parenting expert and Raising Happiness author Christine Carter says parents shouldn’t rush in to reassure their child. Format: Video (1:56)
 


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)
 


Erica Reischer
We desperately want to fix it, says parent coach and psychologist Erica Reischer, but take care not to hinder your child’s emotional growth. Format: Article
 



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