How to Break the Cycle of Bullying

How to Break the Cycle of Bullying:

Power Dynamics and Resilience in Children

Parenting and working with children in any capacity has its triggers. In addition to being incredibly rewarding, it is emotional, often exhausting, and inevitably frustrating. During these moments, we lose the ability to problem solve. We forget that this little person (as button-pushy as they may be acting), needs something. Because it’s widely acceptable and can be easy in the moment, this is when we tend to exert power, lord over a child and declare emphatically,

“…because I said so.”