My six year old son came home really upset today because someone in his class is making fun of him for having a little sister. I'm not sure if i should speak to his mum or maybe the school? What would you do?
When our son who is four has situations like this we always explain that usually when people are mean or teasing you it has nothing to do with you and they’re probably being mean for another reason. Hurt people hurt people.
In this case I would explain that there is literally nothing wrong with having a little sister and maybe ask him if he thinks it’s something to be made fun of about?
Because my husband and I constantly explain this to him, while his feelings will be initially hurt he’ll say things like 'they must feel bad' and know it’s not personal.