Samewise: Dealing with difficult kids (and dealing with myself)

One thing that I say to children’s workers who are struggling to manage the behaviour of their groups is that you should never take it personally. Kids tend not to play up because they hate you and want to make your life horrible; there tends to be a whole host of issues going on which have nothing to do with you.

This is fine, until you have a week where one child seems to make it their ambition to destroy everything you’ve loving prepared (or thrown together the...

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