Many children bully others while they are growing up. Most grow out of it with the right guidance, support and education about some of the effects of bullying.
Here are some things that you can do if your child is bullying other children:
Many schools now use restorative approaches rather than punishment, where students involved in the bullying situation reflect on the issues. The student who has been bullying then has to confront the person they have bullied and look for ways to repair the effects of their bullying and restore their relationship.
Look candidly at behaviour within your family. Children copy their role models and those they spend a lot of time with.
While the definition of bullying is broad and can occur in a variety of environments, it usually is a relationship problem and requires relationship-based solutions.Read More >
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