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4 Rules to Help Kids Stand Up to Bullying in Schools

Signe Whitson | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Assertive responses are particularly effective in countering bullying because the child who masters this type of direct, emotionally honest communication demonstrates that a bully's attacks will be answered in a fair, but formidable way.

5 Friendship Strategies For Your Child This School Year

Signe Whitson | Posted 10.18.2014 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Just as you would offer individualized instruction and run though extra practice problems with a child who lagged behind in math, commit to spending extra time offering a socially-awkward child extra practice with friendship-building skills.

Stop Bullying With Empathy

Mary Gordon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Impact
Mary Gordon

Developing empathy allows us to identify our shared humanity. Roots of Empathy was born to draw the curtain on cruelty and build a bridge which connects us to one another, to our shared feelings.

6 Reasons Why Bystanders Choose Not to Intervene to Stop Bullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Signe Whitson

For kids, who are often in the very best position to stop the bullying that occurs in their midst, the barriers to intervention are very real and quite formidable. What follows are six of the most frequently cited reasons that young people give for why they choose not to intervene to stop bullying.

What Does Assertiveness Have to Do with Stopping Bullying?

Signe Whitson | Posted 10.26.2013 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Unlike the aggression that underlies bullying, assertive behavior does not depreciate or cause harm. Rather, assertiveness is a healthy way of defining personal boundaries.

Fearlessly Defeating the Cyber Bully

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Jonathan Alpert

Cyberspace is the 2013 version of the playground, and with it comes potential for great danger, as its reach is massively unlimited. Here's what parents can do to safeguard their children.

Mom Becomes Daughter's Personal Bodyguard At School

Posted 05.17.2013 | Parents

If Earl Haig Public School in Toronto, Ontario, wasn't going to protect Jill Trahan-Hardy's 11-year-old daughter from being bullied, then she would. ...

Attacking PR Support: An Ugly Look at How Clients Bully Publicists Behind the Scenes

C. Cryn Johannsen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business
C. Cryn Johannsen

Clients do not always treat publicists with respect. Since a publicist works closely with a client, the relationship is often tighter than other professional relationships.

Bullying

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Bullying can happen in various forums and to individuals of all ages. Those without a voice, children, teenagers, the physically and mentally challenged, and the shy and timid are all vulnerable and in need of protection.

Bullied To Death In America

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

I went to see Bully this past weekend, and even now I find myself deeply affected. I cried for the parents who have lost their children to bullying, I cried for the bullied subjects in the film, and I cried for myself, having gone through an amplified version of all of this years ago.

WATCH: Colorado's Politicians Celebrate Ally Week

Posted 12.21.2011 | Denver

One Colorado produced a video celebrating national Ally Week, honoring local straight allies of LGBT youth. The video features Democratic Sens. Mar...

New Stop Bullying: Speak Up Campaign Can Change Lives

Rosalind Wiseman | Posted 11.21.2011 | Education
Rosalind Wiseman

As someone who has been critical of anti-bullying campaigns in the past, I have gotten behind this campaign and I want to tell you why.

Band-Aids on Bullying Can't Stop Suicide

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

Today kids get more pressure from their peers -- than anyone else -- to be cool, to fit in and to do whatever is necessary to prove that you do.