Bullying comes in several forms; when you have no information about them, you can easily mistake them to be a norm.
The first step in dealing with a child who has undergone bullying is to let them know you appreciate their effort to come out and speak.
Let them no feeling guilty about it.
Secondly, deal with the emotional drain they might have undergone in the process. You can use a counselor when you feel it’s beyond you. Lastly, always reassure them that all is well and follow up to get progress whether the vice is going on or not.
How to stop a kid from being a bully
Condone the act
The act might be in a child’s mind for a long time and could be deeply rooted. Therefore, you need to condone the behaviors in the strongest terms possible. Let them know the consequences when the act doesn’t stop immediately.
Educate children to treat others with respect
When children never understand different races, religious backgrounds, tribes, special needs, appearance, and gender, they tend to devalue them, leading to bullying.
Instill in a child’s mind that everyone is equal and special in their unique way. And they need respect.
Get the details of a child’s behavior acquired bullying comes from the company the child keeps. Always ensure your child is the right company to learn the right things.
Encourage positive behavior
Speak against lousy behavior and applaud the proper behavior. Take notice of the little achievements they make. It boosts their self-esteem and confidence level so as not to project through bullying.