In this second part of a two-part special, expert guest, Lauren Seager-Smith, discusses bullying related to gender, gender identity and sexuality. Lauren discusses creating safe spaces for conversations, bullying in gaming sites and chat groups, and how to help your child celebrate their differences.
Lauren is CEO of bullying prevention charity Kidscape. She has worked with children and families for over twenty years and is a passionate campaigner for children's rights.
Lauren recommends the book You Are Awesome by Michael Syed.
Lauren shares three tips during these two episodes:
- Support young people to be confident in themselves as individuals.
- Celebrate difference and see it as a positive.
- Be advocates of healthy relationships by having a diverse network of lots of friends.
The My Family Coach podcasts covers every aspect of children’s behaviour, all in handy 15 minute (ish) bite-sized chunks. Each episode features a new guest chatting about a different aspect of behaviour and leaves you with three handy tips to use at home.