When we think of bullies, we usually think of middle school “mean girls” or “tough boys.” It is hard to imagine toddlers and young children being bullies or bullying other children. However, the seeds of empathy and compassion are sown early in life. When kids are not taught to share they continue to take what [...]
Discipline Comes From Disciple A disciple is a teacher, leader and advocate. Discipline is an important tool for helping children learn. It really should not come…Read more...
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Are you afraid your child is being picked on by a bully in school? Do you know how to talk to your kids about bullying and methods for beating the bullies at their own game? How do you draw the line on bullying? How do you and your child succeed at beating the bullies? Is [...]
Tune into a conversation about the digital world of children and you will inevitably hear the word ‘cyberbullying’.September 22nd, 2014
It is a term that’s been thrown around over the last several years almost seeming as if it might be overkill. Unfortunately, there is good reason that the act of cyberbullying remains at the forefront of digital safety which are mostly due to some staggering statistics.
They Know Not What They Do
Amongst millions of American kids between [...]
Parenting has changed drastically in the past decade. Instead of dinner bells ringing children home, they now have cell phones. Social media has become an obsession and a favorite past time. With the changes in technology, changes in parenting become necessary.
You can keep your child safe in the social media age with a few tips [...]
On September 9, 2013, following a year of verbal abuse and bullying, 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick decided that she couldn’t take it any longer. She messaged a friend about her intentions, changed her screen name to “That Dead Girl” and climbed the tower at an abandoned concrete plant and jumped. Her mother told the local [...]
Ask.fm and Lesser Known Social Media Portals – Cyber Bullying Havens
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Parents of young adults, take heed. Facebook and Twitter aren’t the only places where your kids might be bullied. There exist thousands of other online avenues where people hide under the guise of ‘freedom of speech’ to say inappropriate and terrible things [...]
What is Cyber Bullying?
According to Stopbullying.gov, cyber bullying is bullying that happens using the internet or electronic technology. Just like regular bullying, cyber bullying involves an aggressive act performed by a person that has (or that is perceived to have) more power toward a person that has (or that is perceived to have) less power. [...]
Keep Kids Safe on Internet- Protect Them From Cyberbullies. This is a new world of bullying that most parents, teachers and coaches are having a hard time understanding. Helping kids learn how to use the internet safely is very important. They need mentors and guides to assist them. Learn how text bullying works today.
Since we love our children, we are always on the lookout for signs that he or she is being bullied at school. We hate to think that there may be children who try to exclude him or her from activities or ridicule him or her. Sometimes we are so caught up in trying to find [...]
Some Facts About Bullying
Bullying is a huge problem for children in the United States and elsewhere. Recently I ran across a great info-graphic that explained some things about bullying. You can see it here: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/health-and-safety/infographic-the-truth-about-bullying/. The info-graphic shared some startling facts that I want to tell you about.
First of all, what is bullying? Well, according [...]