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!