... I remember when I was in elementary a boy had been picking on a friend of mine. She told the teacher and the teacher told her that was because the boy liked her! Otherwise he wouldn't want to be around her. Need less to say, the boy was embarrassed and it pretty well solved the problem.
I do agree with the others, most of this is a result of lack of discipline or attention.... (10 replies)
... When I started in grade 5 I was the fattest kid in school. ... (12 replies)
... I think that Randy and Dole brought up some good points. It is very difficult to know how to handle a situation like this in the best way. It is our first instinct to protect our kids, and reacting certain ways could only make things worse for our child. ... (12 replies)
... t want to be an alarmist, but you and your son really need to take action immediately. While this might be an isolated incident it might also be your first glimpse of the tip of an ugly iceberg your son is already dealing with. ... (12 replies)
... riends with everyone in class and that could cause problems if she is forced to invite people she doesnt want there. As they get older kids learn the power that bullying can bring. By being invited it could give them a reason to bully and scare the girl on her home turf. Home turf doesnt always mean one has an advantage. ... (10 replies)
... Some schools have a zero tolerance policy for bullying. Bullying is a major issue, especially in middle schools. It seems that after 5th grade, relationships between boys change. ... (3 replies)