How to Determine if Your Child Is Being Bullied
If you have a child and you suspect if he or she is being bullied? It can be a parent’s worst nightmare. Here are some helpful pointers that can help you, AND take action quickly.
- Observe your child closely.
- Your son or daughter comes home from school with cuts, bruises or torn clothing.
- Your child is very hungry, walked home or their bus fares or lunch money is stolen from them.
- Your child can’t sleep well and have changing eating habits.
- Your child wants to be driven to school instead of walking.
- Look for signs of withdrawal or moodiness that leads to your child picking fights at home.
Talk to the child’s teachers.
- Your child’s work and grades start to slide downward.
- Your child avoids going to school.
- Your child fakes a sickness and stays home from school.
If your child is being bullied, contact your child’s school and take action immediately! Remember, nobody deserves to be bullied.
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