1. 3 Ways to Help your Child Deal with Bullies Mean kids arent just a young age school problem. The trouble has trickled to the all grades. Learn how to spot it and how to safe guard your child. Talk to your childs teacher. If the harassment is happening at school, make administrators aware of the problem right away. Contact the offenders parents. This is the right approach only for persistent acts of intimidation, and when you feel these parents will be receptive to working in a cooperative manner with you. Coach him to get help. No matter how your child is being targeted, fighting back usually isnt the best solution. Rather, teach him to walk away and seek help from a teacher or a supervising adult.