~Unequal power - One child has more power than another child (or it seems this way to the children involved) ~Hurtful actions - Physically or psychologically harmful behaviour takes place (such as name-calling, insults, threats, kicking, hitting, punching, etc)
Kids, your parents can get tired in a way you can't imagine, so try to cut them some slack if they're short tempered. But don't ever think there is something wrong with you if they starting running you down or attacking you. Criticism and name-calling is a sure sign of poor parenting. So in most cases, do the opposite of what they would do: http://relaxandsucceed.wordpress.com/2013/12/05/the-unfortunate-parent/ 262 Relax and Succeed - If someone treats you like shit
No Name Calling Week is an annual week of educational activities aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds and providing schools with the tools and inspiration to launch an on-going dialogue about ways to eliminate bullying in their communities.
Shame and vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown says shame is the number one classroom management tool in schools of every kind in this country. Find out what Dr. Brown wants all parents to know about shame, humiliation and name-calling. For more Super Soul Sunday, visit http://www.oprah.com/SuperSoulSunday