Whenever your child displays insensitivity, stop her in her tracks, and call her on it. Explain in no uncertain terms why you consider the child's attitude to be unacceptable.This is the moment to make sure she clearly understands what is wrong about the attitude and why you disapprove.Your timely intervention helps your child shift her focus from herself to considering the impact of her actions on other people—for example:
"That was insensitive. I expect you to treat your friends the same way you'd want to be treated." "I'm very concerned when I see you treating your friends without considering their feelings.You may not treat people unkindly."
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