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My Boy is Finding Friendships Tough

Season 5, Ep. 10

This week Stef and Bethan help a mum whose 9 year old boy is finding some friends tough-going. It can bring up all kinds of emotions for us parents too when our child is hurt or excluded and we need to keep our emotions in check when helping our kids navigate these tricky friendships.


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Stef McSherry is a mum of 2 and a pre-school activity and behaviour specialist. Stef is also the creator of the award - winning, multi - activity programme Kinderama. If you're looking for active classes for your pre-schooler in school, at events or online, check out Kinderama here www.kinderama.com.

 

Bethan O'Riordan is a mum of 3, a psychotherapist and the creator of the online support for parents, The Calm Parenting Community here at www.bethanoriordan.com.

If you are looking for emotional support for yourself or your child then get your free 5 Steps to Calmer Parenting and be the change your child needs.

 

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