You're in charge of what this person will be called for the rest of his/her life. And you have literally thousands of choices in hundreds of baby-naming books. It's a lot of pressure.
In a previous blog, I shared a story about Brittany Mason, a model and former Miss Indiana, who was so bullied and terrorized as a teen, that she ne...
Rodger did not reject the culture that bullied him. He wanted to succeed in it. Because he couldn't, he wanted to destroy it.
When you first see model Brittany Mason, you can't help but be captivated by her beauty, charm and infectious smile. When she enters a room, all heads...
The impact that technology has had on our children because they are now always connected is that they now have become very disconnected with each other.
Here's a powerful mantra to repeat when someone says mean things or does negative things to you... I learned this from my 3-year-old son, Ari. He says: "NO thank you!" to the mean kids in his class.
Students also need help! Both those who are bullied and those subjected to bullying need guidance and assistance in order to address root causes and redirect negative behaviors.
Nancy Willard has been writing and speaking about cyberbullying since practically before the term was coined. But, like most cyberbullying experts, she knows that cyberbullying -- for the most part -- is bullying.
Last week, Priscilla Jones reported the story of a high school sophomore that recorded being bullied on his iPad and was then threatened with felony w...
For too long our society has shrugged off bullying by labeling it a "rite of passage" and by asking students to simply "get over it." Those attitudes need to change. Every day students are bullied into silence and are afraid to speak up. Let's break this silence and end school bullying.
In all of our communities, we need to bring those who stand alone in from the shadows. If all kids simply understood that "You Can't Say You Can't Play" at school, it would enrich everyone's life.
During the past year, hair-bullying in particular, has garnered national attention. In the hair-bullying cases, the bullies are not children, they are educators.
I recently began a series of classes on mindfulness and meditation to help those challenged with chronic pain, depression and/or anxiety. About two we...
You see, if a child does not wear a "My Little Pony" backpack/lunch box, then they will be bullied for something else. Bullying has nothing to do with a lunch box. If it was not a lunch box, then it would be for their weight, their height, their gender or their skin color.
Boys who are smaller than their male classmates must not bring lunch money to school. If bullies are aware that the boys are carrying cash, there will be a strong need to push the scrawny boys into lockers to demand the money.
Instead of the usual list of "rules" most schools enforce, Principal Bruce McLachlan abandoned the recess rubric as part of a successful university experiment. He had a hunch that all the rules and boundaries were backfiring.