How To Act If You Are Worried About Peer Pressure On Your Child
What does peer reference mean?
Peer pressure is definitely going to be around for any child, particularly as they get older. As they become teenagers, they become much more peer-referenced. The kinds of peer pressure that your child is exposed to in many respects are out of your hand, that's part of the learning opportunity that school makes available. It brings your child into contact with a much wider range and variety of people and different backgrounds. The most important thing you can do is give them a strong sense of self, one that's respectful of self and ensures that they make the choices that are good for them, to keep their well-being high and keep them learning and developing.