Bullying

As we all know too well, name–calling, cruel taunts, cyber-bullying and physical bullying happen every day to kids across the country. Bullying is about kids using power to control other kids, sometimes with the intention to cause harm.

Being bullied is hurtful and humiliating. When your child is being bullied, it’s hard to concentrate on anything else—all you want to do is make it stop immediately. There are things that you can do as a parent if you find out your child is being bullied – or is bullying others.

Boy bullying his classmate

What to Do If Your Child Is Bullying Other Kids

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What do you do if you find out that your child is a bully? Perhaps you received a phone call from your child's school. Or maybe from another parent. Either way, if you think your child is bullying others, it’s very important to start working with him or her now. This behavior is already hurting... Read more »

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My Child is Being Bullied—What Should I Do?

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Empowering Parents caught up with Peggy Moss, a nationally known expert on bullying and a tireless advocate for the prevention of hate violence, to discuss bullying and what parents can do when they suspect their child is being bullied. And what they can do—together—to try to stop it. Q. Are name-calling and teasing just part of... Read more »

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