that kids are being mean & bossy what do you say? my dd is 6 and there are 2 girls in her class that are bossy & sometimes mean to her.....this kills me inside to hear this....I tell her don't let them boss you around & stick up for yourself, it pains me inside to see her hurt when she is so kind & so sweet that kids are mean? she is the new girl this year and I think this has something to do with it. I tell ya I need tougher skin myself, how do you handle things when your child is sad or bothered?
Answer by m-avi at 2:18 PM on May. 6, 2013
IME, girls that age are rather emotional and tend to not communicate things very well among each other. DD has said those things about girls in her class and even neighbor friends of hers. She would tell me that they boss her around and get mad at her when she doesn't want to do what they say. I would tell her (and still do) that she doesn't have to listen to what others are telling her to do. If she doesn't want to play what they want to play, then she should go find someone else to play with. She does that more now than she did last year and the year before. I think it's a maturity thing and learning to stand up for yourself. It does take a thick skin for us parents to get through their early years. Just tell her that those two girls aren't the only ones she can play with and she should find some more friends. They will get it eventually.
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