How to Stop a Child Becoming a ‘Pushover’?

When children show empathy and kindness how do we make sure we also instill assertiveness in them? What helps children stand up for themselves and speak up? And what is our role as parents and adults in children’s lives? Dr Martha answers these questions on todays podcast. Dr Martha holds a list of favourite reads on useful topics including friendships and social skills. Find the reading list and further resources including sensory toys for soothing here: Want to be part of the podcast? Email Dr Martha an audio recording of your question: Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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Come and join Dr Martha Deiros Collado, clinical psychologist and mother, every Monday to get your parenting questions answered. Get a thought provoking lens on child behaviour that all parents witness and see every day and find ideas to support you and your child. Make sense of children’s behaviours, quirks, and communication, and notice how Talking Sense brings you closer to other parents and helps you feel that little bit less alone through this messy, yet beautiful, chapter we call childhood. Subscribe now and don’t miss an episode! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.