School starts soon, and as it draws near, many students and parents are faced with the issue of bullying. Those that are the targets of bullies often have feelings of powerless, inferiority and low self esteem. Parents are fearful for their children and want their children to enjoy their time in school and have the best learning environment to help them grow and learn. Yet, fears of bullying and actual bullying get in the way of this and the serious consequences of bullying have long term and last effects. There are no right answers, but a lot of research on this issue has helped develop a number of ways to help your child deal with bullying.