Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX


August 27, 2012

Reflections on bullying

By Sue Seibert | sue_seibert@att.net

I noticed in the paper that there is a new stateside policy, or law, on anti-bullying in the schools. I must say, I am always surprised at the legislation our lawmakers come up with.

Questions: Were there bullies in school when you were there? Were there bullies in school when your parents went? Of course, and there are bullies in life and no amount of legislation is going to change the nature of some human beings!

However, we can do some things that will make a difference. First of all, we can teach our children to take it on the chin. I remember having to do that and, sure, sometimes it really hurts. But, hey, that’s part of life, of growing up, of being successful.

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