Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

1 Aug

This is a great post because it is so critical to talk to your kids about bullying, especially since they will rarely talk to you on their own.
Beyond that, tools like MMGuardian Parental Control can help you make sure your kids are safe, even if they don’t communicate effectively with you.

CBS Los Angeles

Kids face all types academic and social challenges in school. Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

Jodie Miller, a sixth grade teacher, often coaches her students through bullying problems. Open to all reports of bullying and taking each child seriously, she has a continual conversation with her students about what bullying is. Ms. Miller asks students reflective questions such as, “Are they bugging you or bullying you?” She considers whether “a child’s emotional and/or physical well being is in jeopardy.” Another regard; “Is the incident happening over a period of time or is one kid having a bad day?” She also stresses, “The need to talk to your intermediate/pre-teen child consistently…

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