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Focus on Teaching Right from Wrong
October 2016 | Issue No. 133
Signs of Bullying - Image
1 out of 4 children in the U.S. is bullied, and every 7 seconds a child is bullied!
When pediatrician Adiaha Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAP, visits with patients, she asks them three questions about bullying. Learn more here—Parents can ask their kids these questions, too. 
Also In This Issue:
Ask the Pediatrician:
By: Kristie E. N. Clarke, MD, MSCR, FAAP
Teach and Model Good Sportsmanship:
1016_sportsmanship.jpgIf your child is of the nearly 60 million American kids playing organized sports, chances are you have witnessed parents behaving badly. Parents' actions have a definite impact on how children learn good sportsmanship
Remember, it is just a game and the players are children! 
Talk to Your Kids About Healthy Relationships:
1016_teen_girl_text.jpgParents play a key role in dating violence prevention. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends talking to your children about healthy relationships in middle school, before dating starts. When children understand what a healthy relationship is, they are less likely to accept dating violence. 
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