Don't ignore childhood complaints of teasing


Last updated 6/6/2019 at 1:30pm

Teasing happens with children of all ages. It may be seemingly innocent name-calling, or more serious harassment and ridicule, but whatever the level it can be painful and psychologically damaging.

Recognizing and dealing with negative interactions between children, such as teasing and bullying, is an increasing area of focus for most schools today. It is especially true as social media has provided new and far-reaching means for children to shame other children.

But bullying doesn’t end with the school year. It’s important for parents to pay attention to situations in which their chi...

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