A mother has received praise online for sharing the method she uses to teach her children that bullying is wrong – as people say she is sending an ‘important’ message
Solving the root of the problem can be difficult, but please TikTok is doing her best to make sure her children fully understand the impact their words can have on others, so they don’t feel inclined to bully other kids at school.
The mother teaches her children an important lesson by asking them to say “bad things” on a piece of paper, and she will jot down any negative comments they make.
In one video, the woman’s children can be heard saying things like “you’re ugly” and “your breath smells bad” at the paper until it’s twisted into a ball. small ball.
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Mom, who posts on TikTok under the username @__simikaurthen ask the children to say “sorry” to the piece of paper, and when they do, she opens it to show all the wrinkles and marks she left behind.
Then she asked her children: “Is this paper fixed?”
When they said no, she added: “This is why we don’t bully.”
The lesson is designed to teach children that even if they apologize for something they said or hurt someone, the damage has already been done – and it’s better not to say malicious things in the first place.
Commenters on the video were quick to praise the mother for teaching her children to be kind, with many saying she was sending a “very important message” by sharing the clip. online.
One said: “Now that’s smart parenting.”
While another added: “Well done, that’s a very important lesson. Thank you.”
And a third wrote: “That was a great lesson.”
Another mother also left a comment explaining how she used an apple to express the same idea and banged it on the table to prove that although things may be fine from the outside, the Cruel actions may cause internal damage.
She said: “We did this with an apple. Every time we said something we smashed it on the table, then watched the outside of the apple.
“Then we open it up and look at the real damage done to abuse and bullying. Sometimes we can’t see the damage.”
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