If they need the stylish clothes and the hairspray and the contact lenses to feel okay about themselves for now, so be it. It’s not about wimping out; it’s about your child’s self-esteem and emotional survival in some very difficult years, where fitting in (and therefore “blending” in) is of primary importance.
For more information on elementary education v Bystanders play a huge role in the bullying dynamic, remember there’s a bullying child, there’s the target of bullying and then there’s the rest of the kids who watch. Bystanders are so important because they see more bullying than any adults do. Kids who do bully, are not […]
Bullying in schools, especially middle school and high school is a growing problem in the United States. Schools students from 6th grade through 10th grade are the prime ages for them to be participating in bullying activities. Nearly 30% of all students in grades 6-10 are involved with bullying as a bully or a victim […]