Returning User? Login Here | Bookmark this site | Contests | Sitemap
dad dads
Toilet training
Sleeping
How to
Shopping
Baby names
Sex
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Calculator
Mother's Day
Favorites
 
 
 
 
Tell a Friend
 
Subscribe via RSS
Enter your email



 
   RSS Feed
 XML Sitemap
 greatdad/sitemap
 
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to Google

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Stand up to bullies! 3 ways to help your kid overcome bullying at school

Be the first to rate this article:

By GreatDad Writers   Print
Subscribe to Newsletters

Stand up to bullies! 3 ways to help your kid overcome bullying at school

The summer season is nearly over, and for kids, that means one thing: Time to hit the books and head back to school!

As a father, helping your son or daughter prepare for the school season can take up most of your time over the next few weeks, but before your child returns to the classroom, there are a few key lessons you should impart on preventing bullying.

Bullying can be a serious issue at school, and whether your son or daughter is the object of abuse and harassment from a fellow youngster or merely witnesses it, with these three tips, he or she can learn how to stand up to bullies.

1. Don't be a bystander
Those who bully others look for an audience, which can make a victim feel more vulnerable and exposed. If your son or daughter witnesses abuse or harassment at school, he or she should not be a bystander, but instead should stand up for the other person.

2. Never ignore it
Children should never ignore a person who bullies, even if they think it's the best way to prevent a person from targeting them further. Instead, the best way to put an end to bullying can be to make others aware of it!

3. Encourage communication
Bullying can leave lasting emotional damage on children, but by letting your child know you're there to talk about issues that come up, you may be able to help in better ways. Sit your child down for a father and son or father and daughter heart-to-heart and encourage him or her to talk about potential bullying episodes.

Subscribe to the pregnancy newsletter or 4-8 year olds newsletter.
Login with Facebook
 
 
 
 
Post a Comment
 
 
 
First Name:  
City:
Email Address:
Comments:
Total Words:
(400 words*)

Enter the characters you see in the image. They are case sensitive.

 
   
     
     
 
 
Shopping
 
 
 
 
Article List
5 Things I Learned in the First Month of Parenting
3 Things I Wish I Knew in the Delivery Room
When do most kids get a cell phone or start dating?
What's the risk you'll be falsely accused of shaken baby syndrome?
3 things to do when mom's away
5 apps to delete from your kids' phones
10 reasons you should enroll your kid in music class today
Are you secretly ashamed your child might be gay?
Know when to intervene against overzealous grandparents
3 common warning signs of child abuse and neglect
Manage risky teen behavior with a level head on your shoulders
Handle toddler punishments without the stress
Spanking vs. not spanking: How do you handle discipline?

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 NEXT
 
Tell a Friend
Subscribe to Newsletters
Forum Topics
   
Most Popular Articles
When is a child ready to be potty-trained?
Nine reasons to delay toilet training
21 Potty Training Tips
How to potty train your child in one day
Top tips to prepare your child for toilet training (even though it may be months away)
Eight Tips on Buying a Potty Chair
The NAKED CHILD APPROACH to toilet training
 
 
See more articles...