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  1. Topic Overview

    What is bullying?Bullying is behavior that threatens or harms another person. Types of bullying include:Physical harm, such as hitting, shoving, or tripping.Psychological harm, such as taking money or belongings, making threats, name - calling, or leaving another child out of games or conversations (shunning). Children often are bullied about the way they talk or how they look. Making fun of a ...

  2. Baby's First Checkup: What to Expect

    Find out from WebMD what to expect during your baby's first checkup: what your pediatrician will look for and questions you'll want to ask.

  3. Bullying - Characteristics of Children Who Are Bullied

    Children who are bullied tend to be:1, 3Sensitive.Socially withdrawn. They may think poorly of themselves or have a quiet temperament.Anxious.Passive. They often let other people be in control and do not stand up for themselves.Children who are bullied are not to blame for attacks against them. Make sure your child understands this.Girls are as likely as boys to be bullied. However, boys are more

  4. Baby Developmental Milestones: 12 to 15 Months

    See how your baby is growing and developing and find out what to expect with this child development milestone list for months 12 to 15.

  5. Tips for Parents of Teens - Topic Overview

    Parenting a teenager can be both challenging and rewarding. Many teens have conflicting feelings about growing up and aren't yet able to gracefully manage these emotions. They can be inconsistent with their affections,argumentative,and at times even hurtful. As your teen struggles with becoming independent,it is natural for him or her to detach from you at times. Remember that your teen ...

  6. Bullying - Topic Overview

    What is bullying?Bullying is behavior that threatens or harms another person. Types of bullying include:Physical harm, such as hitting, shoving, or tripping.Psychological harm, such as taking money or belongings, making threats, name - calling, or leaving another child out of games or conversations (shunning). Children often are bullied about the way they talk or how they look. Making fun of a ...

  7. Baby Developmental Milestones: 19 to 24 Months

    See how your baby is growing and developing and find out what to expect with this child development milestone list for months 19 to 24.

  8. Bullying - The Role of Schools in Bullying

    Schools play a critical role in stopping bullying because most aggression happens on school grounds during recess, in lunch rooms, or in bathrooms. Schools should develop zero - tolerance programs that make it clear that bullying won't be tolerated.School - based programs can help reduce bullying by:Increasing awareness of bullying through school assemblies and classroom discussion of the problem.

  9. Bullying - Frequently Asked Questions

    Learning about bullying:What is bullying?How common is bullying?What are the consequences of bullying?What are the characteristics of children who bully?What are the characteristics of children who are bullied?Getting help for bullying:What can children do to stop bullying?How should children react if they are bullied?What can adults do to stop bullying?What can schools do to stop bullying? ...

  10. Bullying - How Children Can Discourage Bullying

    Children can take steps to discourage bullying. A basic strategy is to hang out with friendly kids at school and to stay away from those who seem not to like them. Bullying is also less likely to occur when children are in groups and are in areas supervised by adults. For example, children who wish to avoid being bullied can:Play or take breaks near adults while at school.Walk to school with ...

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