Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Ten Actions to Help Eliminate Bullying...

Written by: Mitch Zeltzer

According to
"The latest research shows that more than half of all children are, at least on occasion, directly involved in bullying as a perpetrator, victim, or both. And many of those who are not directly involved witness others being bullied on a regular basis. No child is immune - kids of every race, gender, grade and socio-economic sector are impacted. But it doesn’t have to be this way."

The link provided below will bring you to's top ten actions ALL parents can take to help address bullying with details on each item:

Here is the short version of's list:
  1. Talk with and listen to your kids - everyday.
  2. Spend time at school and recess.
  3. Be a good example of kindness and leadership.
  4. Learn the signs.
  5. Create healthy anti-bullying habits early.
  6. Help your child’s school address bullying effectively.
  7. Establish household rules about bullying.
  8. Teach your child how to be a good witness.
  9. Teach your child about cyberbullying.
  10. Spread the word that bullying should not be a normal part of childhood.
There are some great ideas there that are easy to implement. As mentioned before, click on the link provided above for more details any each of these suggestions.

Good luck!

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