This is the last post in my series about bullying. As someone who has worked with children and teens for years, this is a subject that I have been passionate about exposing and educating my readers about. I have learned a lot in my research for these posts and I hope you have learned from them. Today I tackle cyber bullying. This may be the newest form of bullying
What if Your Child is the Bully?
The phone rings, you answer it, and on the other end is your child’s school principal. She requests that you come to the school immediately, there’s been an incident involving your son Timmy. He has been bullying a student on the playground. You agree to come right down. You grab your keys and purse and head to the car. As you drive to the school thoughts start swirling, “Did she
What to Do If Your Child is Bullied
Bullying is rampant in our schools. Believe it or not it can start as early as kindergarten. We’ve discussed What is Bullying? and How to be Proactive About Bullying. Now we are going to talk about what you and your child need to know if your child is being bullied.Parents, your primary job is to listen. If at all possible, record your child telling his account the
A Proactive Approach to Bullying
This is part two in my series on bullying. I want to state up front that I am not a professional in the field of bullying. I am a former teacher who has done a lot of research in this area. Every case of bullying is different just as every family is different but, there are some things every parent should do to teach their child
What is Bullying?
Bullying is rampant amongst children and teens in America. It can happen at school, the park, church-anywhere people gather. This is the first in a multi-part series of posts about bullying. Studies show that the effects of bullying on both the bully and the victim can be far reaching. Approximately 1 out of every 3 US school children are involved in bullying either as the victim or the