|Re: bullying behavior||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Muriel Kranowski (murielkvt.edu)|
|Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 07:01:54 -0700 (PDT)|
Carol, does your community have a statement of values and/or principles that includes treating others with respect or some such formulation? Because if you do, I think that might be a way to talk about how to teach those same values to children from their earliest years. On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 8:40 AM CJ Q <homeschoolvideo [at] gmail.com> wrote: > Hi all, > I will check the archives but I think I've looked over all the kid ones as > much as possible. Please give us some advice on how to curb bullying > behavior of small children. > > We have many kids but 90% are preschool and there is a lot of unkind words, > ganging up, excluding, and coercion. And, like many communities, there are > differences of parenting style. Some parents discuss right away with the > child, bring them inside, and/or have some sort of consequence. Others, are > into the idea of complete freedom for their children and are struggling > with how to change their children's behavior or think fighting and hitting > is part of growing up and that kids should never get any directions. I'm > not against giving kids freedom and helped run a Sudberry Valley/Democratic > School, however, we did have to ask some children to leave there if they > were too violent and here we can't (or can we ?) I have also seen in > Democratic Schools adults who don't understand the whole concept and never > set any limits so parents took their kids out since it didn't feel safe and > a lot of unsafe stuff did happen. > I appreciate your help since some of our children are hurting and all the > parents are having a hard time getting along right now (and are hurt too) > > Thanks in advance, > Carol > Emerson Commons (still new since Feb 2019) > you can email me too at homeschoolvideo [at] gmail.com > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
- bullying behavior CJ Q, June 12 2020
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