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10 Strategies for Helping Grade-schoolers Cope with Bullying


It's one thing to see bullying on TV, but quite another when it's your little ones getting picked on.
It's one thing to see bullying on TV, but quite another when it's your little ones getting picked on.
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Most parents probably carry memories of being bullied when they were kids. If not, they have at least formed notions from movies and other media of how bullying generally manifests. But when it comes to the experiences of your own children, bullying can be complicated and painful for them and for you, especially if you don't have the proper tools to handle it.

If you have grade-schoolers who may be having trouble with a bully, these 10 steps can help guide your course of action.