Rebecca Kammerer from Parents "R" Talking and Patch.com talks about what to do if you discover that your child is being a bully on the playground.
It could be a parent's most embarrassing nightmare: it's a lovely afternoon and you and your child(ren) are at the playground having a wonderful time when, suddenly, your little one is not-kind in some way to someone else's child. How do you handle this?
Parents with whom I have spoken admit to being embarrassed and defensive. They said they would quickly apologize to the other parent and then make excuses for their child's behavior. Some have admitted to over-reacting to their own child for the negative behavior, and others confessed to ignoring the other parent and child because they simply did not know what to do.
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Rebecca Kammerer, a wife, mom, parenting coach and writer, provides witty, engaging, parent-to-parent advice.
Richard Kammerer, is a husband and dad, with a career focus in technology/financial markets, and keen interests in parenting and early childhood development.
Together Rebecca & Richard offer parenting workshops that cover both parents' perspectives through their company Parents"R" Talking. They keep parents talking about the important, challenging and, often times, whimsical aspects of enlightened parenting.
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