A woman asks, "My daughter is being bullied by some other girls at recess. I had no idea that this kind of "mean girl" behavior started at such an early age. What can I do to help?" Ann Douglas has some answers.
dealing with bullies
Bullies are, without a doubt, the bane of the social world of childhood. Alas, they're everywhere, and not always where you would expect. They may be the stereotypical big, mean kids with short tempers and quick fists, or they may be quiet loners.
The new school year is upon us and bullies are hot in the neighborhoods, childcare facilities and camps! How can we prepare our kids to handle these hot heads? Here's some tips and advice...