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Preventing Bullying

8 Ways To Stop Your Child From Becoming A Bully

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 03.01.2015 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

There are numerous ways to ensure that your child has the greatest possible chance to learn to be kind and empathic to others. All of these are things that are easy for you to do at home.

WATCH: Disney Star Shows Teens How To Take A Stand Against Bullying

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Raini Rodriguez wants to show teens how to take a stand against bullying. The Mexican-American actress will take viewers into workshops focused on ...

Back-to-School Lesson in Kindness

Ana Homayoun | Posted 10.19.2013 | Parents
Ana Homayoun

With the new school year approaching, we frequently talk with children about how to academically have a good school year -- how to be organized, complete homework on time, study for tests and get good grades.

No Bullies: Kind Kids Are Most Popular

Posted 12.27.2012 | Parents

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 12/26/2012 06:43 PM EST on LiveScience As the holidays call for good will toward men, new r...

The Best Defense Against Bullying

Pam Allyn | Posted 12.11.2012 | Parents
Pam Allyn

Childhood can be a profoundly lonely experience. Whether it's walking to school wishing for a friend, or sitting by oneself on the bus or dreading the endless minutes in the cafeteria, our children need fortification.

Bullying: It Does Get Better, But We All Need To Step Up

Gov. Peter Shumlin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Gov. Peter Shumlin

For the vast majority of those experiencing bullying, it will get better -- but we all have a role to play in ensuring that they never go through this experience in the first place.

Janean Chun

Teaching Kids To Fight Back Against Bullies | Janean Chun | Posted 06.28.2012 | Small Business

When Ed Samane's weight shot up to about 215 pounds in the fifth grade, he became the target of bullies in the schoolyard and his self-esteem plummete...

Jon Hamm On Bullying (WATCH)

Posted 10.08.2013 | MarloThomas

Jon Hamm, star of the hit television show "Mad Men", shares his thoughts and experiences on how to prevent bullying in schools. For more informat...

What We're NOT Doing To Prevent Bullying -- But Need To Start

Richard Weissbourd | Posted 04.29.2012 | Parents
Richard Weissbourd

The best way to prevent bullying -- and many other forms of cruelty and harassment -- is to encourage and enable children to care for and take responsibility for each other. Research indicates that bullying is greatly reduced in particular when children who witness bullying stand up for the victim.

Teaching Compassion to Kids

Signe Whitson | Posted 01.14.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Fostering compassion in young people is among the best ways to prevent verbal, physical, and emotional aggression from taking root. Here are 7 ways to develop compassion in your child.

What Parents Need to Know to Protect Their Kids From Bullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 01.12.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

"Taking a long view" is difficult for young people who, by their very nature, live in the here and now. Teaching kids to think about the future is a critical factor in helping them move past the torturous moments of the present.

School Bullying: Empowering Bystanders

Rosalind Wiseman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Rosalind Wiseman

What far too many kids know and experience on a daily basis but we deny is that far too many adults are ill-equipped to respond effectively and often only cause the child to give up on adults entirely.

Fairy Tales: An Antidote To Bullying?

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cunningham

We need to foster a culture of storytelling in schools, in community and religious centers. We need to rediscover stories as a source of courage, resourcefulness and compassion.