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Are You Trying to Bully Me!?

I have been thinking a lot about struggles we have as parents. Being a parent really places the weight of the world on top of you. This is a PERSON'S LIFE we have the pleasure of molding. 0-6 they say are the most impressionable times of a person's life. I think about all the big and small things that my kids have already experienced. All we want as parents is to ensure our kids come out to be good people. (most of us anyway) It is always interesting to me when I take my kids to a public park and just watch all of the kids running around. I think about why the "bully" is the way he/she is. I think about why the "antisocial" child is the was he/she is. In my opinion it all has to do with love. How can we stop the vicious cycle of bullying? Can a stranger stop the vicious cycle of bullying?

Last weekend at the park a little boy about 3 years old ran into the back of my legs and began hitting me as hard as he could. A perfect stranger, a 3 year old was bullyin…