It’s a question all mums face at some stage – what do you do if another child is being naughty at the playground and the mother doesn’t seem to notice or care? Do you step in and scold the child? Or do you leave it and hope the mother takes notice? Do you tell the mother that her child is misbehaving? Or do you simply walk away?
For every situation, the right response will vary and that is perfectly okay. But this question got us thinking – what are some of the things that you really shouldn’t say to someone else’s child, no matter what the circumstances? Here are a few gems that we came up with.
"Did you get invited to so-and-so’s birthday party?”
You may be just trying to figure out if your kid was the only one left off the classmate’s invite list, but still not the best form. If the child hasn’t, then you may be causing him to feel upset and isolated. And if he has, he may feel like he is being put on the spot and this is an awful feeling as well.
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