Raising kids in a positive environment, talking to them frequently and interacting with their friends helps cut down bullying tendencies in children.
Some of the risk factors which turn kids into bullies are very much at home in the form of parents.Research shows that parents who constantly show irritation at their children's behavior, elevates bullying tendencies in children.
Children who portray behavioral, emotional and developmental problems turn out to be bullies. Mothers who suffer mental health problems are likely to have kids who bully.
Holding a negative self-image results in bullying behavior. Bullies can also turn self-destructive as they suffer from many psychological problems.