As parents we are passionate about helping our children understand the facts about bullying so they can prevent and fight against the growing epidemic in our world today. Bullying has become a problem across the world, but in our own neck of the woods we see the statistics in the United States, Britain and Canada growing daily. We are poised to fight against bullying with our children, schools and communities now more than ever before.
Facts About Bullying
As you learn more about the long term affect bullying has on individuals, how physical and verbal bullying can linger for years to come and how even our youngest children can be bullied in their preschools your heart will break for this cause. We have spoken out publicly against the act of bullying for years, and we know that you will join us in the fight against this crime against our children.
Bullying not only affects our children. Bullying happens in the workplace, in peer groups and even in churches. Sadly, childhood bullies have become adult bullies that very few fight against. To stand up for this crime against individuals, you must believe that it exists. Join us in the fight against bullying by creating community accountability groups, working alongside your local school board and educating your children about these facts about bullying and the long term issues that develop because of bullying. Learn how to stop bullying in your children’s schools as well as in your community.
Take the time to teach your children bullying facts kids can understand. Start from the beginning with the history of bullying, and share with them how and why people become bullies. Make sure they understand that making fun of those with special needs, different sexual orientation or different appearance is bullying. Help our children to realize that they are accountable for their actions. Not only can you lead them in the right direction to stand up or themselves and fight against bullying in their school, you can lead them in a family stand against bullying. Monitor their online activities and work against the instances of cyber bullying. Teach your children compassion, forgiveness and mostly self confidence. To become better people, they must also have confidence in themselves.
We frequently share with you excellent tools to fight the epidemic of bullying in our communities. As parents, it is our wish that you too will join us to fight this crime that has destroyed lives and even become fatal for those who have become victims of the hate crimes related to bullying.
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