12-Ways-to-Prep-Your-Kid-for-Bullying-this-Fall-MainPhotoWHAT SOME PARENTS ARE DOING ABOUT NAME-CALLING
Jennifer Parsons, a married mother of two—in the 5th and 7th grades—in Fairfield, Connecticut, states: “They don’t call each other names. Since they were small, I always emphasized how important it was and still is to treat one another with respect. If they didn’t treat their family members’ right they are not allowed to have friends over and have a party. I see this as a dose of ‘prevention.’ Why is it so easy to treat a family member wrong, but be nice with friends?  I make sure that they choose to be helpful in our home, not harmful.”