Does this sound familiar? Your new nanny is showing a special interest in one of your children. Your other child(ren), feeling left out, acts out in order to garner some of the extra attention that your other child is so happily receiving.
First, let’s try to understand why this happens.
Let’s look at the landscape. It’s usually the youngest of the bunch that receives the most attention and appears to be the favourite. There are 3 reasons for this;
The important thing to understand is that this is an unintentional act on your nanny’s part, but one that needs to be addressed and the sooner the better. Your nanny isn’t behaving this way out of spite or malice. She is just taking the path of least resistance and will need your help to rectify this behavior.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one our Diamond’s Consultants.
July 1, 2015
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