• Month: October 2014

    Bullying: What Parents Can Do About It

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    Not all parents are parents of emotionally smart and aware children. When bullying occurs, it becomes clear that teaching emotional intelligence makes a difference. Conflict erupts when one child behaves in ways that exert power and control over his peers while the other has been taught to express his feelings with words. So, what can parents...

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  • Month: October 2014

    Bullying Pains

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    When it comes to bullying, everyone is hurting—parents, teachers, children, including the bully, believe it or not. It’s a stressful problem that needs to be regulated and identified in children—both in young targets and young oppressors. Typically, when a child is being bullied, parents might notice some irregular behaviors including a...

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  • Month: October 2014

    Bullying Prevention Month

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    This month, schools nationwide are joining forces in a big fight—a fight against bullying. It’s an important issue for parents, caregivers, and teachers to anticipate; that's why I have been raising awareness about the problem for about 30 years. One troubling trend is that bullying behavior can start in a child as young as three years old....

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