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Dr Maryhan’s Childhood Story
Episode 148th September 2021 • How Not to Screw Up Your Kids • Dr Maryhan
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This is a very personal episode where I share my childhood story. Whilst I have very fond memories of growing up, I never quite felt comfortable or confident in who I was. I am convinced this is why I do what I do, and why I do it the way I do it.  

I hope this episode will help you as a parent see things from the viewpoint of a child, and how they experience the world. It’s also a reminder that you cannot judge a book by its cover. 

Here are the highlights: 

{4:00} A typical middle child 

{5:35} Coping with tragedy 

{10:02} I just had to get on with it 

{14:55} It's important to understand our child's perspective 

{18:20} I felt uncomfortable in my own skin 

{21:13} Where was the support? 

{24:53} It's crucial to keep talking about emotions 

{28:46} Trust parental instincts 

To access the free resources mentioned in this episode visit  

Join our campaign One Million Moments to reduce the number of children struggling with mental health challenges from 17% to 10% by 2025.

To purchase your ticket for my next online talk visit 'Managing Tech & Digital Devices' 8-9pm on 7th June 2023.

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