Why is it that so many young people are so loathe to talk to their caregivers about bullying? The more I ask students this question, the more often they tell me some version of this frustrated rationale.
This article isn't about the candidate Donald Trump. It's not about his platform or policies. In fact, this article isn't about politics at all. It's about Donald Trump the bully, and the effect his bullying is having on me.
"I would get on the bus thinking, maybe he'll stop today," Jessica explains, holding back tears as she speaks. Her words haunt me. Jessica, along with 3.2 million other kids in the United States are bullied every year.
To prove his toughness, I invite Trump to my old barrio--without private bodyguards, Secret Service agents and local police--to reassert his claim that Mexican immigrants constitute "drug dealers," "criminals" and "rapists."
While I soak in as much Summer as I can before the 2016-17 school year begins, I am thinking about my own mantras of School Counseling--the most important things I can offer my students to make them each feel heard, understood, safe, and valued.
If you who vowed not to watch the news in 2016, or if you hopped off the grid to build a tiny house under a large boulder, it's worth noting that real estate mogul and reality television superstar Donald Trump has a solid chance of becoming the GOP nominee for President.
When entrepreneur Kelsey MacLean discovered that her son was being bullied in school, she did what any mom would do. She complained to his teachers and then to the school's administration, but at first she didn't get the results she was hoping for.
There's a huge difference between being a famous celebrity and being a great leader. As comprehensive as the coverage surrounding Trump has been, it is striking how little attention has been given to one key question: Can Donald Trump actually lead America?
Why are most articles written with sentences in the declarative instead of the interrogative structure? Is it because people prefer to be told what to think instead of being asked to think? If yes, could this preference explain some of the seeming madness going on in America today?
The holiday of Hanukkah presents many lessons. In the main, these lessons stem from the valiant struggle in which a few Hasmonean fighters valiantly rose up against their Seleucid tormentors and successfully rid the land of their presence.
When I shared the news about our potential puppy with my family, there was no hesitation from my kids -- "Let's go see her!" they cried. My husband hesitated, "Another dog?" Then he peered at the photo of her flashed on my screen: "She's awfully cute."