Bullying and Your Role as a Parent

Image source The terms “bully” and “bullying” have been getting more attention recently, but do we know what the words “bully” and “bullying” really mean? Bullying is different from normal teasing and/or disagreement between children. According to the American Psychological Association, bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Bullying can take the form of physical contact, words or more subtle actions. The bullied individual typically has trouble defending him or herself and does nothing to “cause” the bullying. … Continue reading Bullying and Your Role as a Parent