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How To Teach Kids To Stand Up For Themselves

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In light of the recent #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, the importance of standing up for oneself has been made abundantly clear. We want to teach our children the same lesson; that our voices are important and need to be heard. Unfortunately, the social norms embedded in our culture often tell us the opposite.


That is why, as parents, we are tasked with the important job of motivating and encouraging our children to stand up for themselves.


Check out my article for HuffPost Parents Canada, Or listen to my interview with Angela Kokott for Calgary Today, for tips on how we can accomplish just that!

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Alyson has been blogging parenting advice for over 15 years. She has been a panelist at BlogWest, Blissdom, #140NYC and more. Her content appears on sites across Canada and the US, but you can read all her own blog posts right here.

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