Why my child won't speak up to me
- Afraid you will make a big entrance
Answer: Try to meet with the principal before or after school when other students are not present.
- Embarrass them in front of their peers
Answer: Remember the school is on your side - stay calm and respectful with school authorities.
- Make it worse than it already is
Answer: Talk with your child and reassure them that it will only get worse if something isn't done.
- Bully will find out
Answer: Make sure your child knows that it will be kept confidential between you and the principal and the bully won't find out.
Below are some reasons your child may not speak up to you.
Go over these areas with your child to reassure them that speaking up to you will be the right thing to do.