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Make up a story that's related to your own past. Sit her down and talk to her about your own childhood. Tell her while laughing(not too much.she must take you seriously) that "I was just awful when i was little."IF i had a friend like you I would have turned out to become what you are now.You are perfect.But there is no hope for me now(laugh)" Compare ...


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Ask her why she said that. I agree with (and upvoted) all of Erica's thoughts as good advice generally in this situation, but I think the first thing to do is ask her why she said those things. I like Erica's advice in how to do it, too, but make sure you stick with it and make her feel safe about answering the question. My daughter did something similar ...


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Suicidal thoughts and suicidal comments are always a significant sign for concern. In England: make an appointment with your GP. Ask for an appointment with your local CYPS (Children and Young People's) mental health services. (Or they might be CAMHS - Child & Adolescent MH Services). Your child is six, and so they are unlikely to know what suicide ...


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It's possible that she is just being dramatic and doesn't actually intend to hurt herself. If so, great, but there's likely still some truth to what she said: she feels like she isn't getting attention, and/or she feels like she isn't valued and loved. The fact that she's been increasingly sensitive to criticism indicates this if nothing else. However, it's ...


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I was a depressed child. I didn't like myself much until I was in college. Childhood depression is often ignored and marginalized but it is still real depression (people often minimize it- suggesting that children never have anything to feel depressed about as they have few responsibilities and are given a lot of indulgences). What I would do if I were in ...


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my approach to this would be to talk to her every day. Ask her about her day, classmates and friends, problems in kindergarden etc. and take her seriously. It doesn't necessarily have to be about problems. Maybe you could recreated the day with her dolls, so it is more a game than a serious conversation. Over time this could be a way to help her to express ...


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Having aggressive or hostile behavior.It is extremely important that you take this seriously and help her develop a positive attitude towards life. usually Children will have a better understanding as they grow older. Help her to focus on doing things which she loves doing. You must work upon your child’s confidence in every way possible. Motivate your ...



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