- Bonnie feels strongly about what parents discuss in front of their children
- The actress highlighted that discussing sensitive topics around your kids can harm them, but being too secretive can harm them too
- As adults and parents, we need to lead by example
Young children are very impressionable and according to Bonnie Mbuli it is advisable for parents to serious think before they speak in front of their children.
The South African actress, author and media personality told parents on Twitter not to involve their children in discussion and gossip that possible could compromise or alienate them.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Bonnie says consideration should be taken when parents speak about other parents and teachers in the company of children as this could have a negative impact on kids.
Bonnie said that parents that gossip about fellow parents at schools should not involve the children. In most cases the children will relay what has been said to the children of the parents that have gossiped about.
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She went on to say that it is unfair that children are placed in that predicament and for them to try and process the information they have been given. It always puts the child in a difficult situation and is totally irresponsible of parents as it could cause so much pain. Not only that, it alienates your own child!
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