Five steps to raise a leader, not a bully


By ALLYSON DICKMAN
USA Today
“My kid wouldn’t do that” is what every parent would like to say. But what if your child really is a bully?

“Bullying is not about anger or conflict,” says Barbara Coloroso, author of The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander. “It’s about contempt.”

Here’s her advice on how parents can prevent their children from bullying — or stop them if they already are.

Watch your own behavior. Contempt is learned, so be careful how you treat others, be it a store clerk or the cable guy. Sexist or racist jokes also send the wrong message. Full story.

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