Here’s how you can help your kid take a stand against bullying.
We all know what it was like being a kid. Managing play and homework along with classes at school. Many of us that were unfortunate enough to be bullied in school or after may remember that very well. What if your kid is going through the same? It can get worse if you do not take a stand against bullying, even if your child won’t.
Why is Standing up Important?
It isn't a surprise to find out that bullying has become almost an epidemic in today's world. It has become so much easier to become a bully because of the ease of access to people's weaknesses or differences through social media.
If you read this and you do not fully understand the effects of bullying you might want to check out those first, so that way you have a fully grasp on why this topic of Taking a Stand Against Bullying is so important.
I want to take the time to break down a few things you should keep in mind when trying to stand up to bullying and the importance of each one. Being a bystander and just "accepting" that bullying is "normal" is not going to cut it, and you should know that being a bystander can be just as harmful as being the bully themselves...it is your and our responsibly to inform our kids about the different Types Of Bullying and how we can Take a Stand!
Ditch the Phone to be Aware
Know When to Back Out
Lastly, tell them that they can take a stand against bullying when they step away from a bad situation going worse. They often don’t realize that stepping away from a fight is the right thing to do most of the times. They think it is cowardice to turn away, so remind them that it takes a lot of courage just to step out of a bullying situation when it’s becoming worse.
The Anti- Bullying - Zombie Squirts books are a fun way to open up the conversation of bullying with your child!