My brother picks on me by calling me fat. I’m not fat at all. I told mum and she says he’s winding me up and does nothing about it.
CG: Dear Kellie-Anne, calling you names won’t mean much to your brother; it’s just a bit of teasing his sister, but I appreciate just how upsetting it must be for you. You need to approach your mum when she isn’t busy and tell her exactly what he is saying and why you are upset, so that she takes the matter seriously. You can also tell your brother that you find his comments upsetting as he is unlikely to be aware of the impact his words are having. Your mother may find reading my book Happy Kids useful, there is a lot of advice on siblings. Have that chat with your mum and let me know how you get on.