Published November 13, 2023
TODAY.com quotes Stephanie S. Fredrick in a story about what parents can do amid reports that children in the U.S. are being bullied over the Israel-Hamas war. “Bullying tends to mirror what is happening generally in society,” says Fredrick. “Kids are sponges, and they absorb everything adults say and do.” Parents should discuss current events with kids, Frederick says, and “also know when to stop discussing.” “Make sure the news isn’t always on in the background,” she tells TODAY.com; she also wants parents to check in with their kids about what they are seeing.
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