Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6If Your Child is a Bully If you learn your child is bullying others, here are some suggestions.  Take it seriously and don’t make excuses.  Listen to your child’s explanations, but emphasize that there are always other options, no matter what the provocation.  Avoid lecturing, criticizing, and blaming. Be loving and firm, and focus on solutions.  Discuss the consequences of bullying, and hold your child accountable. Allow your child to experience the consequences. If Your Child is a Bystander If your child witnesses bullying at school, encourage him/her to do the following:  Speak up and speak out. Tell the bully to stop.  Ask the target to leave with him/her.  Walk away, and report the incident to a teacher, counselor, or principal. Bystanders are the key to stopping bullying!