Listen Up, Parents! How To Survive Your Kid's First Crush [VIDEO]


The key is to remember that it's more than just puppy love.

It's safe to say that we've all been there. Even though it may have been a long time ago, those days we spent on the playground, trying to get our crush to notice us still feel so fresh to us. Not going to lie; we totally had it bad. We can't be the only ones who remember being excited whenever our crush would look our way, or just how down we'd get if he decided to hang out with someone else that week. It's funny how when you're a kid, things like that really get to you.

And now that you're a parent this time around, knowing how to approach this topic with your kids is SUPER important. Hearing Psychologist Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein stress ways that we can make sure that their first crush doesn't end up crushing them puts everything into perspective. Because we've all had our first major crush before, we know how it feels to be told that it's just puppy love. It may not seem like it, but it is real. After hearing Barbara Becker Holstein's sound advice, treading carefully and watching how you react are definitely your best bet.

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