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Building a bully-less environment in schools

Schools are the temples of knowledge where children bloom under the love, care and guidance of teachers. While these temples of knowledge are still abode to the wealth of knowledge that we have witnessed over time, these are also places that are cropping up as places for children to bully on one another. Bullying has become one of the common social evil that is being witnessed by children in schools. From simple ragging to teasing and calling names, parents get to hear everything from their children. Children often find themselves in a fix while trying to communicate the same to their elders (teachers or parents), as such people just happen to turn a blind eye to such events. With schools being the forefront of such activities, it is important that schools add up to their existing efforts of making it … Continue reading

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Problems faced by children

A child’s growth involves him/her to come across various challenges as a part of growing up. Parents need to help them deal with the issues making it one of the main objectives of parenting. Every parent tries to keep the child away from any issues/trouble, though it may not be possible always. It is for this reason that a parent must try to identify and understand the various problems faced by the child at every stage of his/her growth and help the child deal with it appropriately. Here are some commonly seen problems faced by children during their growth. Bullying – bullying is commonly seen in schools and places of play. Depending on the intensity of bullying, parents must intervene to put a stop to this evil. Teaching a child to identify bullying, react and deal it at their level … Continue reading

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Being a bully – how to stop being one

Bullying is a very common form of abuse which one can see around us. Be it schools, parks, offices, colleges, any place, one is sure to find some form of bullying. One can find many articles and information on how to tackle bullying, but not many to help the bully to curtail the habit. This article aims at providing information to the bully to help him/her get rid of the habit and also the guilt feeling which engulfs thereof. Realizing that being a bully is not good and turning on a new leaf is a very courageous task. Once a person realizes his/her folly, the time comes to undo the damage that has been done. Here are some tips to help you stop bullying and also overcoming the guilt feeling. Make a list of reasons for ‘why you bully’ – … Continue reading

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Talking to a teen about bullying

Children find it difficult to talk to their parents or teachers about being bullied. Understanding teens can be difficult and a little step can go a long way in helping them. This article is targeted at teens and their parents to help communicate about bullying. Continue reading

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School violence – the new face of Bullying

Violence that surpasses various degrees of severity in the educational institutions is termed as “School Violence”.  The heinous nature of the school violence has made shocking revelations that involve actions like knife attacks and shooting. The less heinous nature may involve other forms of bullying through verbal or physical violence. Schools across the globe have come up with various programs to curb school violence; still there is no concrete solution that has been found. By far, the most common form of school violence is presumed to be bullying and an increase in the various forms of bullying makes it difficult to recognize the practice. In the earlier days, it was believed that bullying was more of a physical violence planned to be inflicted on a weaker person. Verbal bullying is also dangerous and has the ability of putting the student’s … Continue reading

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Activities to teach children about bullying

One of the commonly noticed social evils of recent times is bullying. Bullying is harassment which can either be physical or verbal and can happen to anyone, anywhere and at anytime. Calling names, threatening, ridiculing etc. are some forms of bullying. This results in the victim suffering from low self-esteem, be lonely and find it difficult to make friends.  It has been found that those who get bullied turn up to become bully themselves, bullying others in return. With ill effects and dangers being on the higher end, it is becoming important for everyone to join hands and put an end to bullying. Parents and teachers find it a challenging task to keep bullying at bay, however since this is not possible, they have turned towards teaching the children all about bullying and how to stand up against it. Interpersonal … Continue reading

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