Is Your Charge a Bully?

FOR THE KIDS: Are you a bully and don’t know it? Maybe you know you’re a bully, but don’t know how to change your ways? Ask yourself these questions: 1. Does it make you feel better to hurt other people or take their things? 2. Are you bigger and stronger than other people your age? […]

For The Kids: About Being Bullied

We have been discussing that adults must never consider bullying in any form as unimportant. To a child, being bullied in any form (verbal, physical, or relationship) is devastating. Once kids have spoken to you, their teacher, and parents about being bullied, there are lots of things children can do to prevent future bullying. First […]

There are no innocent bystanders when being bullied.

Nannies must teach children to help stop a bully. Last week we started the discussion of bullies. In a bullying situation, there are usually bystanders, but they aren’t exactly innocent. Bullying usually happens with other kids around. Having an audience is very important to a bully. She wants people to see what she’s doing, and […]

How Nannies Can Teach Children to Stand Up to Bullies

We can teach children that are being bullied to respect themselves by standing up to bullies. There is a lot of new information about dealing with bullies all over the Internet, journals, and textbooks. The current belief of many child psychologists, teachers, and guidance counselors today is to teach children to stand up for themselves. […]

Types of Bullies

We started discussing how important it is to help teach children to respect themselves and others in July, 2009. Michelle D. a nanny from Fort Lauderdale, FL is trying to help a child to respect herself and stand up to bullies. Michelle explains, “One of the girls I care for is very heavy and is […]