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06 Aug 2008

son has a boelie
My son is eight years old and in the aftercare where he has only been 4 days, has now got a boelie there. The other boy has a friend who helps him loor the poor kid around the corner then hit him around a little. This is breaking my heart and I do not know what to do. My son is bigger than the average eight year old. Dad is over 2m tall and very wide (not fat!) and son takes after him. But beneath those big exteriors are very soft and gentle hearts. My son also has a problem keeping friends. He has been in his school now for 2 years and still has not been able to make a friend. He only gets teasing. Help me help him please. I cry over this most eveings (without him or hubby seeing) Thanx
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01 Jan 0001

Such behaviour should never be tolerated by the school or the teachers or whoever is responsible for the aftercare centre. Tell them about this, and ask them to keep an eye on the bully and his pal, and to discipline them, without, if possible, revealing that it was your son who complained.
Overall, though, it may help for him to see a child psychologist ( the school should be able to recommend one ) for a couple of sessions to work on the problems of being a teased victim and how to change that and to make friends
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