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Stand Up to Bullies

Hudson Valley Parent - February 26, 2020

The problem of bullying and what to do about it

Bullying is a serious, pervasive issue. Manifesting in a variety of ways, bullying can include verbally teasing, name-calling, threatening or taunting someone; physically harming a person or their property, as well as socially isolating someone by excluding them; alienating them from peers or starting negative rumors.

The most important thing parents can do when they suspect something is wrong is to talk with and listen to their children. Check-in frequently and ask them how they are feeling.

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