School is back in session, and it means getting yourself and your kids back into a normal routine. A survey taken said that 59 percent of parents are glad their kids are learning and 41 percent said they were glad their kids were out of the house. The first few weeks of school are always difficult because it is hard to get back into a routine after three months of being lazy.
With school just starting and bullying on the increase I thought I would start this year off with a few tips.
Although schools are constantly fighting the battle of bullying it still happens. Bullying can be physical, verbal or social. It can happen at school, playground, school bus or the internet. Help your child to respond to a bully by teaching them to look a bully in the eye. Stand tall and keep calm.
A study was taken by high school students who were asked to list ways to handle angry situations, avoid a fight and “cool off.” Here are only a few of them:
• Stay away from people you are angry with
• Be yourself
• Mind your own business
• Don’t e-mail or post embarrassing photos
• Start a club against violence
• Write down your feelings
• Love one another
• Let a teacher know if someone is acting violent
• Talk to your school counselor
But most of all remember you can report it to the school officials and work with them for a solution.
Always remember: “Hugs are a universal medicine” that help any situation.
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