It shouldn't be my, or any other woman's, responsibility to learn to just cope or go home.
What can you do as someone living with epilepsy to help? Here are five things you can do to help:
Who exactly is Lendale Johnson? He's a positive force in this world we call home. He beat the odds growing up in an almost all white neighborhood. He came out on top after being made fun of as a child. He does charity work with a passion.
" I want mafia defeated " grade six student On July 13th 2013, during a ...
I work very hard at maintaining my friendships. That is not me bragging, it's simply a very important part of who I am. And for the last week, I have been hugely reminded that how you treat others is exactly how others will treat you.
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?
I have two kids, ages 13 and 10. Bullying is a real thing to them. We talk about it at home. Teachers and principals talk about it at school. They...
Do you think we over do it when we challenge or even threaten our kids to be bad or good or naughty or nice for Santa? Santa's a good guy. We give h...
This world is full of loss, and pain, and every imaginable form of suffering. The line between love and hate is thin, and I don't know a single person who doesn't know this firsthand. None of use needs to cross over, even though pain seems to drive us toward hatred. The desire to hurt others only makes us suffer more. Don't follow it. Do bring light to the darkness.
One of the primary strategies for combatting bullying and cyberbullying among youth is for adults to model appropriate behavior. Young people do pay attention to how adults behave. In fact, they pay a lot more attention to how we behave than how we tell them to behave.
When you are living with a food allergy, the world can be a dangerous place. I truly worry about sending my food allergic child into a world that largely is ignorant about the dangers of having a potentially fatal food allergy.
It had been six years since I delicately disclosed to my teenage son that I was dating a woman for the very first time. But my surprise announcement was quickly eclipsed by his sardonic response. "Mom, I always knew you were a lesbian!" he quipped, without a hint of surprise.
Then she asked, "what happened to bullying, anyway? It used to be on the news every day. When did it stop being a concern?" Good question.
From the day my precious son Caleb was born in 1996, there have been whispers. There have been curious stares. There have been unasked questions in people's eyes about whether, perhaps, I caused my child's disability.
Within the context of a marriage, bullying can take many forms. Verbal or physical abuse and violence are common forms of bullying that come under the umbrella of domestic violence. Less familiar is the concept of the divorce bully -- often a partner who hasn't previously displayed bullying behavior, but who during the course of a divorce starts to do so.
Just as trans people have the right to be themselves, we have a right to have an opinion about them and express that opinion, should we feel so inclined. That said, I question, should we?