Behavior and the Importance of Listening

Years ago, when my now-adult son was in grade 1, I got the dreaded call from his school that I would need to go in and discuss my son’s behavior. For a reason I will never know, he took a pile of glue and attempted to glue his bum to his chair. The chair and his pants were full of glue. My conversation with him and his teacher at the time went something like this:

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How to Stop a Bully

Have you ever been bullied or been a bully yourself? Chances are, if you have siblings, you have experienced both sides of this at some point. However, what about when this transfers into school or elsewhere? I know I was quite an angry child and acted out frequently… often not thinking twice about hurting others. Reflecting back now, I’m definitely not proud of having frequently been mean to others. I was a child on both ends of this spectrum… I was picked on at times for sure. Regrettably, I also was a bully many times over.

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