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Children Bullying

Are Parents To Blame For Raising Bullies?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents

Should parents be punished for their children's bullying crimes? One New York student thinks so. She's taking her aggressors and their parents to cour...

This Boy's Heartbreaking Plea To Santa

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents

It’s only September, but 8-year-old Ryan Suffern may have already written this holiday season's most heartbreaking letter to Santa. "Dear Santa ....

Don't Force Kids to Say They're Sorry

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

What should you do then, particularly if your child was the one who did the hitting? Encouraging kids to say they're sorry makes sense. Forcing them does not.

How Can We Help Children Become 'Upstanders' to Bullying?

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

The common denominator of all types of bullying is a lack, or erosion, of empathy. Nurturing empathy, a potential that is present in almost all children, is therefore at the heart of interventions to prevent bullying.

This Is the Story of a Scar

Mark Vigorito | Posted 10.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Mark Vigorito

Maybe I can stop looking at my scarred fingers as a defect. From now on, I'm going to try to view them as a reminder that I made it through those dark years that were just beginning when Isaiah slammed that door on my hand.

Cyber-Bullying: It's Not Cool To Be Cruel

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

Why are we experiencing this almost epidemic of malicious behavior? One reason may be a lack of empathy and compassion, which are both a behavior and an attitude.