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Critical parenting tip: don’t confuse conflict with bullying

When our child suffers a social injury, it’s easy to conclude that he or she has been bullied. While this may be the case, experts suggest that the term bullying is best reserved for repeated, one-way aggression against someone who cannot defend him or herself effectively. (Source: Lisa Damour article featured in national resource section of this page.)


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"In the last few years, awareness about bullying has increased dramatically. Some adults may still think bullying is just a youthful rite of passage, but it seems worse than in previous generations for many parents, educators and kids". - Anderson Cooper


National Resources

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Start with this outstanding resource from StopBullying.gov that provides modern information about bullying and cyberbullying and important guidelines and insight for us to know and share with our children.

Common Sense Media provides outstanding resources and information for parents, educators and advocates in a modern, easy to navigate website.


ConnectSafely.org offers a downloadable Parent Guide to Cyberbullying prevention.

10 steps to stop and prevent bullying, plus additional recommended resources from the National Education Association.

Anti-bullying guides and recommendations provided by the American Psychological Association, including insight for parents and kids.

The Bully Project provides resources to help you with these discussions and to empower you to stand up for your child effectively- when working with a school to resolve a bullying situation.