5 Signs Your Child is Being Bullied

5 Signs Your Child is Being Bullied
  It's not uncommon for a child to remain silent about being picked on at school. It's embarrassing. You may want to look for signs that can cue you in to a bullying issue. My son was bullied in sixth grade. The boy using the locker next to his assigned one punched him in the stomach every morning for months before I found out. I was surprised he didn't tell me as we talked about this type of situation before school started and the importance of...

How A Young Bully Is Born

How A Young Bully Is Born
  There's a fine line between thoughtless or selfish actions and true bullying among young children. If your child is a preschooler, their overly assertive actions may simply be a way of testing the boundaries of what's acceptable. They are still learning basic social skills and figuring out how to manage their own emotions. To some extent, easing and grabbing are part of every little kid's development. At this age, a kid acts less deliberately ...