Bullying

Impact of bullying on a family’s life! How to prevent it and stop it
In honor of bullying prevention month, we're sharing 10 bullying statistics that you really need to know right now.

10 Bullying Statistics That You Really Need to Know Right Now

As you may know, October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While we believe it’s important to fight bullying every day, having a month dedicated to it is definitely a great way to raise awareness. In the spirit of that, I’ve rounded up ten bullying statistics that you really need to know now. Let’s check them out! …

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Bullying can do a real number on your self-esteem! We want to help! Check out these 20 brilliant ways to build self-confidence and be happier!

20 Brilliant Ways to Build Self-Confidence and Be Happy!

Bullying can do a real number on your self-esteem! Whether you’re dealing with it now or still recovering from a childhood trauma, we want to help! Check out these 20 brilliant ways to build self-confidence and be happier! Growing up in the 1980’s as a chubby kid taught me full well how mean kids and …

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Bullying affects teenagers in so many different ways, but these four scare us the most. Every parent needs to check them out & learn the signs!

4 Scary Ways Bullying Affects Teenagers That Every Parent Should Know

Bullying affects teenagers in so many different way, but these four potential consequences scare us the most. As parents, we need to be vigilant and watch for signs of them in our kids.   Children and adults alike can be victims of bullying, and it can take its toll on individuals if they are unable …

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What can lead to bullying? While many factors come into play, these six definitely top the list! Check them out and help stop bullying!

6 Surprising Factors that Can Lead to Bullying

What can lead to bullying? While many factors come into play, these six definitely top the list! Check them out and help stop bullying! We’re quick to assume that bad parenting=bullies, but that’s not always the case. Other factors can play a part in an otherwise happy, sweet, child that may lead to bullying as …

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Top 5 Bullying Myths That You Might Believe Are True

Do bullies have low self-esteem? Is the internet a dangerous place for all kids? Find out if these top bullying myths- and more- are really true!   Bullying both online and off seems to be getting increasingly worse every day. Cyber-bullying is as popular today as face-to-face bullying despite all of the resources available to help …

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How does bullying affect a person’s life both in the short term and long run? Sadly, in many disturbing ways. Read on to find out seven effects of bullying.

7 Disturbing Ways Bullying Can Affect a Person’s Life

How does bullying affect a person’s life both in the short term and long run? Sadly, in many disturbing ways. Read on to find out seven effects of bullying. Do not think that bullying is just a childhood event that will eventually fade from the minds of healthy adults because it really isn’t. Having been …

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Can proper parental supervision actually reduce cyber bullying? You may know the short answer, but find out exactly why & how it helps.

Cyberbullying: Does Parental Supervision Make a Difference?

Can parental supervision actually prevent cyberbullying? That’s the question on all of our minds, especially when we find out our kids are the victims of cyberbullies. When most of today’s parents were kids, bullying really only existed in a couple of forms – you were either bullied to your face, or the bully talked about you …

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Childhood is hard enough – being bullied should never be tolerated! Check out 6 brilliant parenting tips for how to respond to help build your child back up.

6 Smart Ways to Respond When Your Child is Being Bullied

How do you respond when your child is being bullied? It’s one of the toughest questions we ask ourselves as parents. Before our children are even born, we do everything we can to protect them. Then they come into this big, scary world, and our role as protector becomes even more important. We make sure …

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With so many kids experiencing bullying at an alarming rate, the time to teach them what to do is before it happens! Check out 6 things they need to know now!

6 Handy Tricks to Teach Your Kids About Bullying

Bullying is something that your child will experience at some point in his life, whether he himself is the target or he witnesses it happening to someone else.  22% of students report being bullied at some point during the school year, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics, meaning that almost one in every …

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I've always liked Gwen Stefani, but after what she did for a special little boy who was being bullied, my respect for her skyrocketed! What an incredible message.

Gwen Stefani Proves That Love Beats Bullying

For many parents, one of the greatest fears as their children approach adolescence is that they will be bullied. When you so fiercely love someone, it is unfathomable that other people would find reasons to be cruel to them. Yet it happens. Our mature, rational minds realize that bullying often has nothing to do with …

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Do Bullies Know They Are Bullies?

Do bullies know they are bullies? Do they realize they are causing emotional distress to their victims? As the debates about how to stop bullying continues, some are rising up saying that bullies do not always realize they are bullies. This can make the path to end bullying even harder. Do Bullies Know They Are …

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Cyber Bullying Self Esteem Statistics You MUST See

Sometimes as adults we may find ourselves doubtful of how harmful cyberbullying really is. Are the cyber bullying self esteem statistic really bad? Some wonder why teens today cannot just ignore the bullying. Why can’t teens just turn off their phone. The hard part is cyber bullying can be so much more tough than dealing …

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Tips for Boosting Self-Esteem in Others

Boosting self-esteem in others might be something you haven’t ever really thought about.  Have you ever seen one of your friends down on herself and thought ‘I wish I could help to boost her self-esteem, she’s a great person!’  Well you can, there are some things you can do to help make her feel better …

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7 Unmistakable Reasons Why People Bully

When you find yourself a target of bullying, you be might wondering what are the reasons why people bully in the first place. Why did they pick me over the person next to me? Why do they bully me and no one else? Why won’t’ they stop? There can be multiple reasons why people bully, …

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Cyberbullying Lowers Self Esteem: Is Your Child Singled Out?

Bullying of any kind causes emotional hurt, but cyberbullying lowers self-esteem in ways that regular bullying cannot touch. Cyberbullying can be ruthless, non-stop and can make you feel singled out in ways traditionally bullying does not. All of this can be hard on anyone’s self-esteem. Related: Bullying and What it Does to Your Child Cyberbullying Lowers …

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You can learn a lot about a child when you do self-esteem worksheet activities. Check out our worksheets!

5 Fun Worksheets to Boost Your Kids’ Self-Esteem

You can learn a lot about a child when you do self-esteem worksheet activities for kids.  Something about a child writing down on paper things about themselves opens up the conversation.  It is an opportunity to discuss what things bother them and what could be bringing down their self-esteem.  Check out these fun self-esteem worksheet …

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School Uniforms: The Pros And Cons Parents Are Thinking About

After reading the many debates about the pros and cons about school uniforms, it is hard for any parent to decide where they stand. There are many cases made for students wearing uniforms in public schools but are we trying to take a one size fits all approach to bigger issues. Let’s take a look …

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School Uniforms And Violence: A Closer Look At The Facts

School uniforms and their level of effectiveness is a pretty hot button issue for parents, schools and kids alike. Schools are trying to figure out ways to ensure students have the best possible environment for learning. Parents are trying to protect and nurture their kids and help them become the best version of themselves they …

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The debate is hot on the topic of school uniforms and if it positively impacts bullying. Check out some of the latest statistics and explore both sides.

School Uniforms And Bullying Statistics You Need To Know

Do school uniforms reduce bullying? Today we’re going to take a look at some of statistics, as well as arguments for and against uniforms to find out if strict dress codes really do protect kids. To understand whether school uniforms reduce bullying, we have to understand why kids get bullied in the first place. Bullying …

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Bullies: Do They Have Low Self-Esteem?

Do bullies have low self-esteem, is that why they treat others poorly?  Bullying is intentionally making someone feel bad.  Bullying comes in many different forms from physical to cyber, all with the purpose of making them feel bad.   Bullies get some satisfaction out of seeing someone else hurt physically or emotionally.  Or maybe they just …

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Kate Middleton & Prince William are meeting with two social media giants to discuss how to curb cyberbullying. Will it be enough? Check out our thoughts!

Will Kate Middleton and Prince William Help Curb Cyber Bullying?

I am sure by you now you heard the news that Kate Middleton and Prince William will be meeting with executives of Facebook and Twitter to discuss the issue of cyberbullying. As a mom of a teen boy who is active on social media, I am always worried about cyberbullying. I monitor my child’s activities, …

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Will the new emoji against bullying make a difference in the fight to help kids stand up for each other? Check out our thoughts and tell us what you think!

Will the New Emoji Against Bullying Make a Difference?

  When a teen, a child or someone witnesses bullying or cyberbullying, they are often clueless on what to do, how to react, how to report. The witness does not want to get into trouble and get bullied. The witness does not want to be excluded from the group. But most of the research say that 60% …

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Workplace Bullying and Self-Esteem: What Do You Do?

Bullying doesn’t end in the schoolyard. Unfortunately, there are many adults who experience bullying in the workplace.  Too often people do not even realize they are the victim of a workplace bullying.  They just think that person is, well, ‘not nice’ for a lack of more vulgar terms.  Chances are you are not alone in …

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Bullying and self-esteem have such a huge impact on each other. By building up your child, you can actually help prevent bullying! Check out these activities!

Bullying and Self Esteem Activities to Do With Your Kids

We know that bullying and self-esteem have a huge impact on each other, but how can we build up the latter to prevent the former? Every day there are kids being bullied in school and you may not even know about it.  When a child is bullied, it lowers their self-esteem and they start to …

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Bullying has a major impact on your child's self esteem. Learn more about the facts of bullying and how it effects your child both now and in the long run.

Bullying and What it Does to Your Child

Today we’re talking about bullying and self-esteem, because the two go hand in hand more than we often think. When you were in school, were you the target for a bully?  Did you witness kids being pushed around in the halls?  Bullies have been around for decades.  For some reason, it makes some people feel …

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Want to talk to your kids about bullying, but not sure how to open the conversation? Watch one of these good bullying movies with your family, then use them to launch the discussion!

10 Ultimate Anti-Bullying Movies on Netflix to Watch Today

Want to talk to your kids about bullying, but not sure how to open the conversation?  Watch one of these good bullying movies with your family, then use them to launch the discussion!   There are many bullying movies on Netflix that deal with this topic and will help open up the conversation between you and …

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The best way to prevent bullying in your kids is to raise them to be kind & loving children. How do you do this? Follow these 3 ways to set a good example!

3 Ways To Set A Good Example To Prevent Bullying In Your Kids

These 7 Ways To Set A Good Example To Prevent Bullying In You Kids are great for you to keep in mind in your daily life.  Setting the right example with your kids will help you to make sure your children don’t become bullies themselves.  It may not always keep them from being bullied, but …

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Want to avoid raising a bully or a child who isn't very nice to others? Check out our parenting tips for teaching your kids to appreciate others!

How to Raise a Nice Kid By Teaching Them to Appreciate Others

How do you teach kids to be appreciative and not spoiled little brats?  This was a question one of our mom readers sent to us (well, I embellished a bit, she didn’t use the word brat).  Raising kids is not an easy job, and then to try and raise them to be appreciative, polite little …

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Bullying Facts For Middle School Kids

Must-Know Facts About Bullying in Middle School Kids

This year as you face children transitioning from grade school, consider these Bullying Facts For Middle School Kids. While they may have been safe from bullying until now, the time is here that it will quickly become a much harder thing to avoid. Start preparing your kids for the peer bullying they may face as …

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These startling teenage suicide bullying facts will definitely encourage you to get involved in efforts to stop bullying in your community.

Startling Facts about the Relationship Between Teenage Suicide & Bullying

These Teenage Suicide Bullying Facts may surprise you, but they are necessary to help you understand what your child may be facing  While teens aren’t always at risk of suicide, you can be aware of the statistics as well as the common issues that arise.  Being educated helps you to know what to watch for …

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These tips for getting your kids to open up about bullying will help you reach your kids & create an environment where they feel they can reach out to you.

Tips For Getting Your Kids To Open Up About Bullying

Parents need these tips for getting your kids to open up about bullying. Not only are more and more children coming forward with examples of being bullied, more parents are at a loss as how to reach out to their children. Fear, frustration and anger can all contribute to a child feeling unable to speak …

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Find all the most important facts about bullying that you need to know to protect your kids and help stop bullies in your community, all in one spot!

ALL the Facts About Bullying You Need to Know to Protect Your Kids

As parents we are passionate about helping our children understand the facts about bullying so they can prevent and fight against the growing epidemic in our world today.  Bullying has become a problem across the world, but in our own neck of the woods we see the statistics in the United States, Britain and Canada …

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We try to cover bullying from all sides of the world, and these bullying facts in Britain surprised even us. It just shows how widespread the problem is.

What is the Bullying Epidemic Like in Britain?

We try to address bullying in every form imaginable, and these Bullying Facts in Britain are surprising even to us.  Bullying isn’t just a national crisis, it has become a global epidemic.  Not only are our children constantly being faced with bullies tearing away at their confidence and self-esteem, we are seeing more and more …

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Important Facts to Help You Stop Bullying

It is our goal to teach you every possible How To Stop Bullying Facts available.  We want you as a parent, teacher, child or friend to be prepared to go to bat for those being bullied.  Let’s work together in our schools, churches, communities and even families to get rid of bullying completely.  Our children …

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As bullying takes different forms, these verbal bullying facts are going to shed some light on areas you may need to teach your children to be more alert about bullies.

Help Your Kids Stay Alert About Bullies With These Verbal Bullying Facts

As bullying takes different forms, these verbal bullying facts are going to shed some light on areas you may need to teach your children to be more alert about bullies.  Bullying is no longer about the big kid beating up the younger or smaller kid for lunch money. Verbal bullying has taken on a much …

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These bullying facts for kids can help us teach our kids how real this is, and how they can fight against it. With bullying impacting up to 75% of our school aged children each year, it is already of epidemic proportions.

Share These Bullying Facts For Kids With Your Children

Here are some great Bullying Facts For Kids that we can share with our children.  These facts can help us teach our kids how real this is, and how they can fight against it.  With bullying impacting up to 75% of our school aged children each year, it is already of epidemic proportions.  Preparing our …

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Use these anti-bullying facts to help you shed light on the problem of bullying in communities and drive others to stand up and fight this ongoing epidemic.

Anti-Bullying Facts to Help Your Mission to Stop Bullying

Have you wondered how you could crusade for your kids safety in regards to bullying?  These Anti-Bullying Facts are simply pieces of information used to help you convinced those in your community that bullying is a legitimate problem our children face today.  Not only must we equip our children with a positive outlook that will …

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Let's work together to stop mom-on-mom bullying and instead join the sisterhood of motherhood! Together, we can support each other in our goals!

Stop Mom-on-Mom Bullying! Join the Sisterhood of Motherhood!

This post is sponsored by Similac.  I was compensated for this post but all opinions are our own. At OurFamilyWorld, we are incredibly passionate about finding a way to end bullying for children. We’ve written enough on the topic to fill a library and we won’t stop until the bullying ends. Today, though, we’re going …

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These physical bullying facts are important for every kid and parent to know to help prevent bullying. Physical bullying can leave lifelong emotional scars.

Physical Bullying Facts You NEED to Know to Protect Your Child

When you are trying to share with someone about how horrible bullying is, these Physical Bullying Facts are great to have on hand to share with those non believers.  Unfortunately, many people in society still don’t believe us when we talk about how difficult bullying can be not only immediately, but in the long term.  …

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Looking for bullying facts in Canada to help teach your kids about bullying prevention or back up your homework assignment? Check out these 14 facts!

Bullying Facts In Canada: How Do They Affect Your Kids?

While we generally focus on bullying issues that cover all areas, here are some specific Bullying Facts In Canada to keep in mind for our fellow Canadian readers.  Most bullying issues are not location specific, but there are laws, specific incidents and history to consider for your own area that may have an effect on …

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These must-know bullying facts about bullying in history are a great way to help prevent the mistakes of the past and learn better ways to stop bullying in the future

Did You Know these Five Facts about Bullying in History?

  When you are trying to understand how bullying works, these Bullying Facts About Bullying In History are important to consider.  Bullying is not something new.  It has been around for centuries in various ways.  While there are many reasons we can already have to hate bullying, here are some well known things in history …

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Looking for bullying facts on how often bullying during swim lessons occurs? How about how to deal with it? Check out our tips & facts to learn more!

Don’t Let Bullying Ruin Your Child’s Swimming Lessons

  You send your child to the local pool to learn how to swim, and find out later they have suffered from Bullying During Swim Lessons.  Why does this happen, and how should you handle it?  This is a question none of us want to face, but as we head into the summer months and …

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Are your twin toddlers bullying each other? Learn a few easy tactics to turn your babies back into best friends instead of arch nemeses and restore harmony!

What To Do When Twin Toddlers Are Bullying Each Other

Having twins is a wonderful experience, but what do you do when Twin Toddlers Are Bullying Each Other? This is one of those situations that parents struggle with on a regular basis. As toddlers grow and come into their own individual personalities, it can be especially hard when they are twins. The same age, yet …

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Girls versus boys do they bully differently

Girls versus Boys: Do They Bully Differently?

Today we are going to look at a common question in bullying – Girls versus boys: do they bully differently?  As parents evaluate the issues their children are having with bullies, understanding the differences between how boys and girls act and react can be a great help toward prevention and after care.  The question is …

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Can bullying increase the risk of kids joining a cult like ISIS?

Can Bullying Increase the Risk of Kids Joining a Cult like ISIS?

Can bullying increase the risk of kids joining a cult like ISIS? This is a question we as parents don’t like to face, but in this day and age must get honest about. We have seen the proof of how bullying can adversely effect our children in the long run. Lasting emotional damage can create …

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Dealing with Bullying in School Sports

Enrolling your child in a school sport is a great way for your child to develop both motor skills and social skills. Your child will love building the teamwork mentality while developing skills for their favorite sport. Unfortunately, bullying can happen during school sports. As a parent, you can take certain steps to help deal …

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How To Stop Bullying Behavior In Preschool Kids

How To Stop Bullying Behavior In Preschool Kids

As a parent you probably never thought you would even imagine a need to learn How To Stop Bullying Behavior In Preschool Kids.  Sadly, the trend of younger children becoming bullies has become more and more common over the last decade.  Sources show that bullying is a common factor among younger children.  While a child …

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Dealing With Bullying In Special Needs Children

Dealing With Bullying In Special Needs Children

  Unfortunately Dealing With Bullying In Special Needs Children is a fact we must have to face.  Sadly, special needs children are often the easiest targets for bullies, and quickly become victims that struggle to defend and fight for themselves.  As parents, teachers, friends and caregivers we must focus to provide our children with the …

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Planning a move? Check out these states that are statistically the worst at handling bullying before you decide where to set down roots for your family.

Which States Are the Worst at Handling Bullying?

Bullying is a serious issue that needs to be addressed. Not only does bullying have a socioeconomic impact on our nation, it’s also causing many of our nation’s youth to cut their bright lives short. Unfortunately, some states are worse than others when it comes to handling bullying. If you’re planning a move but not …

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bullying prevention or censorship

When Does Bullying Prevention Cross the Line into Censorship?

Michigan University is taking a lot of flak for their latest bullying prevention campaign, which encourages students to use “inclusive language” and think about how their words may affect others. While it sounds good on the surface, many are upset over the list of words that the campaign urges students to remove from their language. …

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When your child is bullied, he needs everyone to rally around to get him through this time. Check out our tips for dealing with bullying as a family.

Tips For Dealing With Bullying As A Family

How do you handle bullying as a family?  There isn’t much at all that a child’s parents can do to prevent their child from being a victim of a bully, other than educating him before it happens.  They can, however, be there to support him if he is a victim of a bully.  A bully …

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Consequences Of Being A Bullying Bystander

Consequences Of Being A Bullying Bystander

  Even if your child isn’t the victim of bullying, they may be suffering consequences of being A bullying bystander.  As a parent, you may want to make sure that your child is prepared for what may come if the happen to be witness to a friend or classmate being bullied.  While you can’t protect …

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Are Bullying Victims More Likely To Drop Out Of School? We looked at the statistics and broke them down to answer this question about bullying consequences.

Are Bullying Victims More Likely To Drop Out Of School?

Are Bullying Victims More Likely To Drop Out Of School?  This is a question many parents face as they see their own children becoming the victim of bullying in school.  For many teens bullying can be so severe that the thought of leaving school is much better than the idea of having to continue the …

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Is Racist Bullying A Hate Crime? See our thoughts on the answer, as well as whether all bullying should be classified as a hate crime.

Is Racist Bullying A Hate Crime?

  While we mention bullying regularly, we have not approached the question Is Racist Bullying A Hate Crime?  There is no other answer than to say yes, but there are many factors of racism and racist bullying to consider.  Racism is never okay, but it becomes even more difficult to accept when it is a …

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Does reporting bullying make it worse for the victim? How can we stop bullying without hurting kids more in the process?

Does Reporting Bullying Make It Worse For The Victim?

As we witness continued bullying in our schools and communities, we must ask ourselves Does Reporting Bullying Make It Worse For The Victim?  Sadly, we have to admit that on many occasions, the act of reporting a bullying encounter will indeed create more problems for the victim.  We simply have to weigh the odds of …

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Bullying takes a major toll on children's self-worth. These self-esteem activities not only help bullying victims, but also children who may become bullies!

Self-Esteem Activities to Prevent Bullying & Raise Confidence

With the bullying epidemic taking a toll on children from grade school through graduation, self-esteem activities are more important than ever. These activities not only help bullying victims by boosting their own self-worth after a bad experience, but they can also prevent kids from becoming bullies in the first place. Many children bully because of …

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Use these Tips For Dealing With Bullying In Middle School to help keep your kids healthy physically and emotionally. Help prevent bullying in your schools.

Tips For Dealing With Bullying In Middle School

If you are a parent of a child in the middle school years, you may need these Tips For Dealing With Bullying In Middle School.  This age can be one of the hardest on kids with all the changes in their bodies, friendships and even education.  Equipping your kids with a strong sense of self …

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Cyberbullying Books

6 Great Cyberbullying Books for Teens & Parents

I f you are a concerned parent, educator or even victim, this list of 6 Great Cyberbullying Books are perfect for you to check out.  Not only do you have great educational information on the effects of cyberbullying, you have tips on how to prevent it.  Choose one of all of these books as great …

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#WishForOthers End Bullying

A Wish to End Bullying: Our #WishForOthers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Capital One for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. About a week ago, we told you about the Capital One #WishForOthers campaign and shared our first special wish for others: warm coats for all those in need. Need a refresher? Now through December 23rd, …

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Anonymous Cyber Bullies

Tips For Dealing With Anonymous Cyber Bullies

One of the easiest things — or perhaps hardest — about cyber bullies is that oftentimes they are anonymous. That’s good right? Or maybe it’s bad, depending upon your perspective. How do you deal with these unknown, faceless trolls who harass and bully? Here are a few tips for dealing with anonymous cyber bullies. 5 …

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Bullying in elementary school is a very real problem facing our children. How do you deal with bullies when the school ignores it? What happens when your child says he wants to commit suicide because he's being bullied?

Bullying in Elementary School: My Son Doesn’t Want to Live Anymore

Many parents think that bullying in elementary school isn’t nearly as bad as in, say, middle and high school. Statistically speaking, the higher grades do face the lion’s share of the bullying epidemic, but bullying in elementary school is a VERY real problem. In fact, it’s a real problem that I’m facing right now with …

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Cyber Bullying Tips for Teens

5 Important Cyber Bullying Tips for Teens

Giving your teens cyber bullying tips so they can recognize and fight it when they see it is important. Bullying is certainly not a joking matter, and for teens, it is very serious. Cyber bullying has become too prevalent and if you are a teenager who is online, you have probably already dealt with it. …

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5 Warning Signs That Your Kid Might Be a Bully

When we think about bullying, very few of us consider our own children as the culprits. It is much easier to see our kids as the victims in any situation and that is a completely understandable reaction. It also is a primary factor in why bullying behavior is so difficult to deal with. If the …

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How Do You Handle it When Your Child is Cyber Bullied? Nothing is more difficult than to watch your child be hurt and to feel helpless to do anything about it. Seeing your child cyber bullied is especially tough because the aggressors are often just out of reach

How Do You Handle it When Your Child is Cyber Bullied?

Nothing is more difficult than to watch your child be hurt and to feel helpless to do anything about it. Seeing your child cyber bullied is especially tough because the aggressors are often just out of reach. Using technology…computers, cell phones, tablets and the like to make your child feel unwanted or unloved is a …

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As we talk more and more about ways to prevent bullying, we also must face the many Cyber Bullying Stories out there that are tough to accept.

Cyber Bullying Stories: What We Learned from You

As we talk more and more about ways to prevent bullying, we also must face the many Cyber Bullying Stories out there that are tough to accept.  While I never personally experienced cyber bullying, I do know many who have.  While this happens with adults, it is most often found with tweens and teenagers.  We …

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Cyber Bullying Laws: Will They Protect Our Kids?

Cyber Bullying Laws: Will They Protect Our Kids?

As we continue navigating bullying in our society, we must look at whether or not Cyber Bullying Laws can make a difference and change how things happen. With bullying laws becoming more and more common, it isn’t hard to imagine cyber bullying laws becoming the norm as well.  Since our children are becoming more active …

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Cyber bullying is one of the most horrifying things your kid can go through . They can quickly find themselves ostracized at school. Read our Effective Ways to Combat Cyber Bullying

Effective Ways to Combat Cyber Bullying

Today we are sharing, effective Ways to Combat Cyber Bullying. Cyber bullying is one of the most horrifying things your kid can go through . They can quickly find themselves ostracized at school, socially challenged and severely depressed. Teen suicide has risen a great deal and many feel that cyber bullying has played a part. …

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parenting tips for dealing with cyber bullying

5 Parenting Tips for Dealing with Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying is not the type of thing that we can ignore as parents. The last thing we want to see is our kids suffering and getting involved in a direct manner can sometimes make the situation even worse. How can you help your kids when they are being cyber-bullied? Here are five parenting tips …

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Signs Your Kids Might Be a Victim of Cyber Bullying

No parent wants to imagine their child as a victim of cyber bullying. Sadly, cyber bullying has become a horrible part of the daily lives of our youth. No matter how hard we might try to prevent it, there is always going to be some type of risk involved where kids and the online world …

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Startling & Disturbing Cyber Bullying Statistics

Startling & Disturbing Cyber Bullying Statistics

As vocal advocates for stopping bullying, we often find people doubting the seriousness of cyber bullying.  We have gathered some Cyber Bullying Statistics together to share with you today.  Not only will these numbers bring the graveness of this problem to light, we hope they will convince you to step out and fight with us …

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Cyber Bullying Facts Every Parent Needs to Know

Cyber Bullying Facts Every Parent Needs to Know

Today, we’re talking about cyber bullying facts every parent needs to know. With the popularity of social media, we find ourselves and our children being targeted in a new form of bullying.  Cyber Bullying has become the norm for many individuals out there these days.  Not only are our children more susceptible to anonymous online …

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What is Cyber Bullying & How Does it Affect Your Kids?

To fully understand what classifies as cyber bullying, you must look at the Cyber Bullying Definition.  We hope to bring together the core definition, as well as break things down into specific groups to help you understand more fully what could potentially be happening in your child’s life today.  Cyber bullying is a serious crime …

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Bullying Through The Years: How Do Methods Change As Kids Get Older?

Bullying Through The Years: How Do Methods Change As Kids Get Older?

We are discussing today – Bullying Through The Years: How Do Methods Change As Kids Get Older?  As kids get older, we our finding that trends in bullying change.  As we have become a society that is wrapped around social media, cyberbullying has definitely become more prevalent, but in general bullying does change as a …

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A Modern Mom's Guide to Handling Bullying

A Modern Mom’s Guide to Handling Bullying

 Today we’re sharing a wonderful story from Jeanette Anzon, called A Modern Mom’s Guide to Handling Bullying. Huge thanks to Jeanette for sharing! You can find her at Adventure Dweller. I run home crying to my mom. I remember her scolding me, saying I shouldn’t be crying over kids throwing paper at me. It didn’t …

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Are Bullying And Obesity Related?

Are Obesity And Bullying Related?

As we attempt to learn more about why people become bullies or victims, we must face that some medical issues play a part in this epidemic.  Are Obesity And Bullying Related?  Most definitely!  On both ends of the spectrum you must look at reports of the health concerns around bullying and accept that obesity can …

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Bullying videos - Are they causing more harm than good online?

Bullying videos – Are they causing more harm than good online?

When you go online and visit a site like youtube.com, you can quickly and easily pull up the term bullying videos and get plenty of returns. There in front of you are plenty of examples of this horrible aspect of school that our kids face each and every day. The problem is truly one that …

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Spread Awareness In Style With Anti Bullying Jewerly

Spread Awareness In Style With Anti-Bullying Jewelry

Looking for great anti-bullying jewelry? Read on! Most causes that we fight for or against in society today have many forms of promotion.  One thing we have noticed in recent years for a multitude of causes is the increase in jewelry, clothing and accessories in support of the cause itself.  Why not Spread Awareness In …

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Anti Bullying Task Force: Will It Help?

Anti Bullying Task Force: Will It Help?

Today we’re talking about an anti bullying task force and whether it will help. While parents, students and teachers have been working diligently in recent years to stop bullying, it sadly is still a huge issue for our children.  In fact, such an issue that studies have shown nearly 8% of Kentucky students have attempted …

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What Is Sexual Bullying

What Is Sexual Bullying And How Can You Prevent It?

Today we want to address What Is Sexual Bullying And How Can You Prevent It?  In today’s society we have a multitude of laws regarding sexual harassment in the workplace.  We also often have protection for our daughters and sons in place in the schools to prevent sexual bullying and harassment, but that doesn’t mean …

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Why I Stayed And The Memories Of Abuse I Wish I Didn't Have

Why I Stayed And The Memories Of Abuse I Wish I Didn’t Have

Abuse comes in many forms to many people. Today I share Why I Stayed And The Memories Of Abuse I Wish I Didn’t Have. If you have looked at social media, watched the news or even tuned in to your favorite sports broadcast or radio show in the past week, you have surely heard about …

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How To Deal With Bullying

Bullied at Work? How Do You Deal With It

  Today we’re talking about how to deal with bullying at work, because kids aren’t the only ones who deal with bullies! We have all been in a work environment at one point or another where a coworker seemed to be the resident bully.  From mild to severe cases of bullying in the workplace, it …

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Bullying App

New Bullying App Helps Students Leave Anonymous Reports

A New Bullying App Helps Students Leave Anonymous Reports of in person and cyber bullying easily at the touch of a screen.  A teen in Indiana recently made local news with his development of this anti-bullying and prevention app. In a day and time when being bullied for telling others about events can cause even …

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Get Your Community Involved To Stop Bullying

Get Your Community Involved To Stop Bullying

With bullying becoming a hot topic all over in recent years, it has become much easier to Get Your Community Involved To Stop Bullying.  Not only are there great resources out there to help you know how to begin, the knowledge these days makes it easier to encourage others to get involved.  Creating a local …

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Bullying Tips For Victims

Bullying Tips For Victims: How To Overcome Bullying

We have put together a few Bullying Tips For Victims: How To Overcome Bullying that are sure to help you and your child get past a rough time with ease.  Once you realize your child has become a victim of bullying, it is time to make steps toward healing and overcoming.  Bullying does not have …

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Fun Online Games That Fight Bullying

Fun Online Games That Fight Bullying

Finding fun online games that fight bullying is a great way to help your kids get ready for school. As we are heading into the new school season, we have to face the fact that our children may be subject to or witnesses of bullying in the classroom.  This year help educate your children while …

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Anti-Bullying Campaign Grants Subsidized By Government

Where to find Anti-Bullying Campaign Grants

In a recent article of the Bendingo Advertiser in Australia the subject of state and government involvement in anti-bullying strategies came to our attention. Anti-Bullying Campaign Grants Subsidized By Government are nothing new to the US or other countries fights against childhood victimization.  While there are not many federal grants currently in the US that are specifically …

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Bullying Prevention Leads To Security Cameras On Campuses

Will Added Security Cameras Really Help With Bullying Prevention?

As we are getting closer to the back to school season for many of our children it is time to face a few possible changes in their school routine. Bullying Prevention Leads To Security Cameras On Campuses this year in some countries. Could this be a possibility in our North American schools as well? A …

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10 Must Read Anti-Bullying Books for Everyone

Getting ready for the upcoming school year is already on many minds this month, so we thought it would be a good time to talk about anti-bullying books. While we are thinking of the new clothing and back to school supplies we may need, another important thing we can do is to prepare our children to …

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Bullying in School Roundup of Tips

Our Best Tips to Prevent & Understand Bullying in School

With back to school season officially here we felt it was time to compile some of our more popular and useful articles about bullying in school into one location.  This Bullying In School Roundup Of Tips is a great place for you to come to learn, educate yourself and others and seek out resources to …

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How Siblings Can Help Overcome the Effects of Bullying

How Siblings can help overcome the effects of bullying? Can they? Yes they can. Is your child being bullied and you are clueless how to help him? Believe me, I’ve been there and it is frustrating as a parent. One of the things I found that helped my child ease through the effects of bullying was …

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National Brands Educating Youth About Bullying

National Brands Educating Youth About Bullying

In recent news we have seen great strides forward with National Brands Educating Youth About Bullying. This topic inspires us as we move forward to teach our children and teens more about supporting each other and stopping the victimization of others in bullying. With the involvement of corporations that are known throughout the nation (and …

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Kids Artwork Fights Bullying

Kids Artwork Fights Bullying

As advocates against bullying, we are always excited to hear of children and youth involvement in prevention. A recent program in Maryland proved that Kids Artwork Fights Bullying. With involvement from various schools, the Diverse Expressions project has become a great way for victims of bullying to speak out in art or poetry to share …

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Liability of Schools For Bullying Conseqeunces

Liability Of Schools For Bullying Consequences

As bullying has become a more prominent issue in our schools, the subject of Liability Of Schools For Bullying Consequences has become a factor to consider.  In recent news, a student is suing their high school for not effectively controlling a bullying situation.  Is this something that will become common?  Is it the school districts …

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School bullying statistics

School Bullying Statistics And Our Education Choices

As we work hard to prevent our children from being victims of bullying, we have to take an honest look at School Bullying Statistics And Our Education Choices. For some families it has become a matter of changing school districts, home educating or sending to a private school. For other families the financial difficulties of …

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Do You Believe Every Bullying Story

Do You Believe Every Bullying Story?

One of the biggest issues we see when the topic of bullying comes up, is that some things just don’t seem believable.  Do You Believe Every Bullying Story?  I would love to say that I do, but on occasion a bullying story comes along that I question.  This recent report from Santa Rosa, California is …

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4 alternative ways to prevent bullying in schools

4 Alternative Ways to Prevent Bullying In Your School

Kids can be cruel. Beyond the typical teasing, children can do many other things to make their peers feel inadequate, worthless and turn to drastic measures.  Perhaps it is a matter of highlighting others’ weaknesses to make themselves feel better or maybe its a misguided way of making sense of someone they don’t understand. Whatever …

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School bullying facts and school shootings

School Bullying Facts: School Shootings – Are They Linked?

Let’s talk about school bullying facts and how they relate to school shootings. Every day, as my children get on the bus for school, I give them hugs and tell them to have a good day, be kind and stay safe. It seems slightly odd to me that my fears have grown from things like, …

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Teen Bullying Statistics And Your Child

Teen Bullying Statistics And Your Child

If you have a teenage son or daughter you are surely aware of the harm bullying can do to them now as well as their life long term.  Teen bullying statistics and your child is something we want to address to help parents know more of what to expect in these important years.  While it …

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Physical Bullying And Abusers

Physical Bullying And Abusers: Is it a Cycle?

Traditionally when we think of the term bullying, we often go back to those movies from our childhood with the big kid beating up on the geek, nerd or little guy. Physical bullying and abusers seem to go hand in hand in those movies as well as real life. While there are multiple ways a …

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Social Bullying And Your Child

Social Bullying And Your Child: What is It and How Does it Affect Kids?

In our continuing series about what is bullying, we are now looking at the effect social media has on bullying.  Social Bullying And Your Child may be a topic you never thought would be a concern, but in this generation of social media popularity, it has become one of the top sources of bullying.  Social …

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Stories from real bullies and victims

Stories from Real Bullies and Real Victims

  There are hundreds of statistics when it comes to bullies and bullying. The facts are concerning, to say the least. The government’s website, Stop Bullying, has 22 facts posted alone. But, for every fact out there, there are a many stories that put a face, a voice, a life with those numbers. These stories …

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Bullying Prevention Activities: Tips to Help Stop Bullying Before it Starts

  Once you have established that there is a bullying issue in your home, school or community you must determine what to do to help fix the problem.  Stopping the problem before it begins is always the first thing we are seeking to do and these Bullying Prevention Activities are great courses of action to …

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Girl Bullying And Self Esteem

Girl Bullying: How Does it Affect Your Daughter’s Self Esteem?

As parents we worry every day about how our children will grow up, and how our own choices will shape their lives. One of the toughest places we can be in as a mom or dad is the position of dealing with Girl Bullying And Self Esteem. Building a strong sense of self worth in …

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Emotional Bullying In Society

Emotional Bullying In Society: Examples & Consequences

  As we have discussed in the past, physical bullying is not the only form of bullying out there. Many people are in fact bullied daily on an emotional and mental level. Emotional Bullying In Society is something that we tend to brush past and ignore if possible, because when it comes to emotions, many …

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Galvanized Souls Fight Bullying With New Release Video Carry On

Galvanized Souls Fight Bullying With New Release Video Carry On

As we navigate today’s culture and how to combat bullying in our schools and businesses, we are always thrilled to see celebrities and those with a larger voice getting involved.  This week we are excited to share with you that Galvanized Souls Fight Bullying With New Release Video Carry On.  Not only is the message …

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What Is Adult Bullying

What Is Adult Bullying?

The topic of bullying typically revolves around the younger sect of society, but today we want to tackle the question What Is Adult Bullying? While many individuals would laugh and say there is no such thing, for those of us who have experienced adult bullying it is a real and true experience. Most commonly noted …

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Verbal Bullying And Its Effect

Verbal Bullying And Its Effect on Kids

We have recently discussed what is bullying, and now it is time to break down specific types of bullying.  Today we are going to look specifically at Verbal Bullying And Its Effect.  While it may seem obvious, many people still don’t want to accept how many actions aimed at us from others are technically verbal …

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Great bullying apps

Great Bullying Apps For Your Smart Phone & Tablet

With the Internet at our fingertips in the form of smart phones, tablets and devices, as parents we are becoming even more concerned about cyberbullying and how it can effect our children.  Here are some Great Bullying Apps For Your Phone that will help you prevent your child from being the subject of cyberbulling.  With …

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Bullying Law Are Parents Accountable

Bullying Law: Should Parents be Held Accountable?

We have already discussed Bullying Law and if it should be a criminal offense.  Now it’s time to look a little closer to determine who is ultimately responsible.  Bullying Law: Are Parents Accountable?  With varied opinions out there regarding who is to blame for bullying, it is no shock to hear that a recent ruling …

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Bullying Video On Social Media Will It Make A Difference

Bullying Video On Social Media: Will It Make A Difference?

In recent news an American Sign Language class from Ocean City High School created a You Tube bullying video to help raise awareness and fight against this all too common method of belittling other students.  Bullying Video On Social Media Will It Make A Difference?  Let’s look at some of the things in social media …

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Effects of Bullying

What Are The Effects Of Bullying On Your Adult Years?

As an adult who suffered from bullying during my formative years, it is easy for me to say that it can indeed effect your life continually, but the question remains, What are the effects of bullying on your adult years? Every victim of bullying will have a different answer, but the result is the same. …

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Prevent Bullying at Summer Jobs

Bullying at Summer Jobs: Don’t Let it Happen to Your Teen

Sadly, bullying in public school isn’t the only brand of bullying your teen can encounter. A staggering 40% of Canadian workers experience daily bullying in the workplace. If your teen is job hunting or just starting out on their first job, make sure they are prepared for any bullying they may encounter in the workplace! …

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Anti Bullying poems

Anti Bullying Poems to Help Your Kids Express Their Feelings

Anti Bullying poems are a great way to help your kids express their feelings about bullying. Poetry has an fantastic way of letting kids and teens get their feelings down on paper without the pressure of falling in line with a certain structure. It doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to be real. …

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Teasing vs. bullying

Teasing Vs. Bullying: Is there a Difference?

As we have learned more and more about the effects of bullying on our children, we come to the question of what is the difference in Teasing Vs. Bullying.  Is one worse than the other?  Are they both things that should be taken seriously?  Where do we draw the line.  While to some of us …

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Friendship Bullies

Friendship Bullies – The Hidden Danger That Gets Missed

What do you know about friendship bullies? Sadly, it’s the danger that often gets missed when discussing bullying. My wife and I were fortunate enough to be blessed with two miracle daughters that bucked all the odds. My twins were born at only 25 weeks and were not given much chance of survival. They each …

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Anti Bullying Organizations

Anti Bullying Organizations: Where To Turn For Help

If you have established that your child is indeed a victim of bullying, your next step is to provide them with the love and support they need to move past and recover from their experiences. Many parents don’t know where to begin but there are always great options to help you help them through this …

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What is Bullying?

What Is Bullying?: An Easy Definition to a Difficult Problem

The topic of much controversy over the last few years has become a question in many a parents mind.  What Is Bullying?  With changes in society, activists speaking out daily and celebrity endorsements fighting against this new crime, do we even know what it really is?  To help you understand more fully what bullying is, …

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Bullying Fact Sheet

Bullying Fact Sheet: A Quick Guide For Parents

As a parent the safety of your children is a major concern. As bullying has become an unfortunate headline over the last few decades, it is important that you know the warning signs and hidden dangers out there. Here is our Bullying Fact Sheet: A Quick Guide For Parents that will help you to navigate …

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My Personal Stories of Bullying

Setup For Rape: My Personal Stories About Bullying

In today’s society you hear or read daily stories about bullying. While many people don’t believe that bullying actually exists, I personally know that it does for not only children, but adults. The stories about bullying often begin in children, but come out in various ways as adults. Today I am sharing with you how …

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Anti-bullying quotes

Anti-Bullying Quotes to Help Kids Use their Words

Let’s face it, anti-bullying quotes alone aren’t going to change the world and make kids stop bullying. Still, I’ve always loved quotes. I feel like they convey a message when my mind is too tired, too scared or too overwhelmed to come up with what I want to say on my own. To me, quotes …

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Bullying Law

Bullying Law: Should bullying be a criminal offense and how should it be punished?

It is rare to turn the television on these days without some report of a child who has been bullied, injured or found guilty of carrying a weapon into the classroom to protect themselves from a bully. As these children grow up in an environment of torture, we must ask ourselves a few questions. First …

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School bullying facts: are bullied kids more likely to bring a weapon to school?

School bullying facts: Are bullied kids more likely to bring weapons to school?

As we discuss school bullying facts, we have to consider the number of violent incidents in our schools in the past two decades. While those cases are rare and specific, we are forced to think about the reality that our children may be sitting next to someone who is violent. This leads to the discussion …

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How to stop bullying when the school won't help

How to Stop Bullying When the School Won’t Help

How do you stop bullying when the school won’t help? Your heart just breaks when your child is being bullied. My son experienced bullying in kindergarten, before we started homeschooling. One child liked to burp in his face and generally annoy him constantly. Another child actually pulled his pants down in the middle of the …

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School Uniforms Prevent Bullying

Do Public School Uniforms Prevent Bullying?

In the debate over whether public schools should have uniforms, those in favor often claim that uniforms prevent bullying in school. After all, if everyone is wearing the same thing, no one can make fun of another child’s fashion choices, right? Let’s discuss how true that really is.   Let me be honest up front, …

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How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting and Bullying

How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting and Bullying

Have you heard of sexting? Basically, it’s “naught” talk through texts. Sometimes it includes pictures that you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see. It’s also incredibly popular among teenagers. According to the FBI, up to 31% of kids as young as middle-school age have engaged in sexting.  Can sexting lead to bullying? Sadly, it sure …

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Bullying Bills: Will the Work to Stop Bullying?

Are Bullying Bills the Solution to Stop Bullying?

A quick search through your favorite search engine will show that bullying bills are all over the news right now. Several states are working on legislation that they really hope with help prevent bullying. The big question is, will they really work? Let’s take a look at a few potential bills and see! Bullying Bills …

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15 Must-Read Books about Bullying for Kids & Teens

When I need to better understand something, I turn to books. As a parent, when I want to get a message across to my son, I also turn to books. As a lifelong avid reader (and somewhat of an introvert), I have always absorbed information better through printed pages than through verbal conversation. If you …

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Movies Dealing with Bullying

A Timeline of Movies Dealing with Bullying

Movies are a reflection of life, and the theme of bullying has been dealt with in literally dozens of movies. The timeline below is a list of movies that I have seen that deal with bullying, though it is not the complete list. It shows that the issue has been ongoing for several generations (in …

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Bullying Responsibility

My Little Pony Bullying Incident: What are We Failing to do About Bullying?

With young kids trying to kill themselves over bullying, the question doesn’t become about who is to blame for the epidemic. It becomes a matter of taking responsibility. A recent story coming out of North Carolina caught my attention because it made painfully clear that we, as a society, are not doing nearly enough in …

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Miami Dolphins Bullying

Miami Dolphins Bullying: What Kind of Message Does it Send Kids?

If you search for bullying news, the first thing you’ll see is a story on the Miami Dolphins bullying case. In fact, it’s also the second and third, possibly even the fourth and fifth thing you’ll see. It’s major news right now. Has been since it came out that Jonathan Martin suffered at the hands …

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Pets & Bullying: How Your Pets can help stop bullying

How Can Your Pet Help Stop Bullying and Boost Self-Esteem?

Pets can be such a powerful force of good in your child’s life, providing companionship, compassion and other benefits. These benefits may even help stop bullying as well as boost self-esteem in children who are bullied. Before we get into the benefits of having a pet and how they can stop bullying, I want to …

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Bullying facts for parents

Ten Bullying Facts Every Parent Should Know

Whether your a brand new parent years away from the first day of school or the mom of a teen getting ready to graduate high school, understanding bullying facts can help you keep your child safe from this emotional epidemic. Bullying can cause so much damage to a child. At best, it causes anxiety and …

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H.G. Sansostri talks about bullying in school and writing

Bullying in School: 11-Year-Old Writer H.G. Sansostri Tackles the Subject

We recently talked to an amazing young man about life, his acting and writing career and the subject of bullying in school. Please welcome H.G. Sansostri, author of The Little Dudes Skool Survival Guide, a book that helps kids learn to deal with bullying in school. H.G. Sansostri: Writer, Actor and Advocate to prevent bullying …

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Social Media Ban Stop Bullies

Stop Bullies by Banning them from Social Media: Will it Work?

Teenagers love their social media almost as much as we writers do (if not more!). So when a teen bullies another teen, should we take away their access to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social media networks? Is this a good way to stop bullies? Last week a Nova Scotia Crown (a prosecutor, for …

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Kate Walton

Expert Bullying Prevention Tips from Author and Teacher Kate Walton

I am extremely honored for the chance to interview bullying prevention expert and esteemed Young Adult author Kate Walton. Kate spent over a decade as a teacher. During her years educating, she developed some groundbreaking methods of helping curb the bullying epidemic in her schools. Later, she took what she knew and penned two powerful young adult novels.

Counseling after being bullied

Bullying Awareness: How to Determine if Your Child Needs Counseling After Being Bullied

Your child has been bullied, now what? As a parent, how do you know if you child will be okay or require mental health counseling? Being bullied was once considered a rite of passage and a way to toughen up. Today, we know that this traditional view on bullying is unacceptable and that bullying can …

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Kindergarten bullying

Preparing your Kindergartner for Dealing with Bullying

Sending your little one off to kindergarten is one of the most bittersweet moments in a parent’s life. On the one hand, you’re so proud to see the little being that they’ve grown into. On the other hand, that’s your baby heading off into the world without you! Of all the things you’ll need to …

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Empathic Interpretation

Empathic Interpretation: A Unique Approach to Preventing Bullying

Learn about preventing bullying by using a unique tool called empathic interpretation in this special post from an expert in the field. Bullying is a serious issue. It causes depression, anxiety, stress, even death among kids and teenagers.  There are many articles that discuss ways parents should handle their kids being bullied, but rarely do …

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Stop Bullying

Stop Bullying: Five Stories of Inspiration

Need some inspiration to help stop bullying in your school? Take a look at these stories! Back to school season is just around the corner. For many kids, sadly, this also means back to bullying season. For some kids, summer is more than a vacation from homework, teachers and cafeteria lunches; it’s also a break …

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Bullying at Summer Camp

Bullying at Summer Camp: Recognizing and Preventing the Issue

Bullying at summer camp can happen just as easily as it can at school or anywhere else. Basically, whenever a group of children gather, there is the potential for one child to make others feel inferior. The main difference between bullying at school and bullying at summer camp is that you don’t get to see …

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Bullying Victims

Bullying Victims are More Likely to Suffer from Emotional Disorders as Adults

The impact for bullying victims doesn’t end when a child graduates from school and gets away from the bully. A recent study found that the effects of bullying can follow children well into the adult years. It can result in depression and more cases of suicide. William Copeland, a professor at Duke University, recently published …

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Stop Bullying by Role-Playing Scenarios

Stop Bullying by Role-Playing Scenarios

With some of the tragic consequences of bullying dominating the media landscape these days, and the focus this has created at the local level, it is difficult to avoid a conversation about bullying at some point or other.  If you have young children it is not only a topic of conversation, but an issue of …

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Bullying Awareness Month: Quotes and Thoughts About Bullying

Our special Bullying Awareness month is coming to an end. We hope you learned some great new tips on preventing and coping with bullying. Throughout the month, we featured some amazing quotes about bullying from many different sources, including the eloquent young pop-star, Spencer Kane. Today, we’d like to share those quotes again and let …

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Helping Your Child Deal with Adult Bullies

It’s bad enough when a child is bullied by another child, but when they’re dealing with adult bullies it’s an even bigger blow to their self-esteem and well-being. After all, adults are supposed to be the trustworthy ones, the people you go to when you need help, the responsible ones who tell you everything is …

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Victims of Bullying

Remembering the Victims of Bullying: A Special Memorial

Today, we are remembering the victims of bullying: children and teenagers who have become so overwhelmed by the stress and pain of constantly being bullied that they felt there was no other way out except to take their own lives. Suicide is always a great tragedy, but when it comes because of something that could …

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Tips to Empower Your Child in Front of a Bully

Tips to Empower Your Child in Front of a Bully

Knowing that your child is being bullied is one of the hardest things to deal with as a parent. So many emotions go through our minds; from what we should do to stop it to how can we help our child gain back the self-confidence that he lost through being bullied. One question you may …

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Interview with Anti-Bullying Pop Star Spencer Kane

We are very excited to share this interview with rising pop star, Spencer Kane. Spencer began singing at age 5, and has performed his way to a successful music career. His message to kids and teenagers about standing up against bullying is a powerful one that resonates with his generation. First, thank you, Spencer, for …

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How to Avoid Raising a Bully

  With bullying reaching epidemic proportions in schools across the world, many parents are not only looking for ways to stop it from happening to their child, but to ensure that they are not raising a bully themselves. No good parents want their child to be the one who breaks another child’s spirit.  So what …

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Bullying Awareness Month on Our Family World

Help Stop Bullying During Our Special Bullying Awareness Month

In Canada, the last Wednesday of February is known as Anti-Bullying Day, as well as Pink Shirt Day.  Our Family World is very passionate about putting an end to the bullying epidemic plaguing our children. Rather than dedicate one day, we’ve declared this February to be “Bullying Awareness Month” on the site. Technically, that month …

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Stop Bullying: Tips for Prevention, Coping, and Inspiring Change

Our Family World is very passionate about spreading awareness to stop bullying. We’ve done our best to cover every angle. From prevention to true stories to tools that you can use to help stop it from happening to children everywhere, our goal is to provide you with everything you need to know. To make it …

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Cyberbullying

Smartphone App Can Make Cyberbullying Easier

Can a smartphone app make cyberbullying easier than it already is? Quite possibly!  Naked Security recently published an article on Snapchat explaining  how the smartphone app can be used for nefarious purposes by those who want to hurt others. When the creators of Snapchat set out to provide a safer way to share photos and …

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Talking to Your Preschooler about Bullying

Talking to Your Preschooler about Bullying

Many people mistakenly believe that they don’t need to worry about bullying until their children at least start elementary school, if not later. Even many of the initiatives designed to prevent bullying focus on children in middle or high school. While it’s true that those are the ages that are hardest hit by the epidemic, …

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Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd Suicide: Another victim of bullying: #StopBullying, #RIPAmanda

Amanda Todd, 15, of Port Coquitlam, B.C was bullied and cyber-bullied, She changed school several times but it didn’t work. She was a victim of this epidemic! The torment she suffered drove her to commit suicide a few days ago. But before doing so, she published a video where she shared her bullying story. In …

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Victims of Bullying Are More Likely to Engage in Self-Harming Behaviors

As if victims of bullying don’t already suffer enough at the hands of the aggressor, studies indicate that they are also at an increased risk of harming themselves. A recent study performed by Kings College London and published in the British Journal discovered that bullied children under the age of 12 were a whopping three …

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Facebook Joins the Fight to Prevent Bullying

Bullying is a major issue that has affected children all over the world pretty much since the beginning of mankind, but with the rise in popularity of social networking, kids have found yet a new way to be cruel to each other. Cyber-bullying is a new concept to those of us who didn’t grow up …

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True Care: A Service Preventing Cyber Bullying on Social Networks

Cyber Bullying is a huge concern today. With the rise popularity of social network sites, bullying online is more frequent. Kids between the ages of 7 and 18 get negative comments that can affect their well-being and self-esteem. I am lucky because my son isn’t embracing the social network yet. He is too young for …

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5 Great Self-Esteem-Boosting Games You Can Play With Your Child, #HealthyHabits

It was a tough school year for my little man.  He was bullied all year-long. He was called names, rejected and excluded!  This bullying had disastrous effects on his self-esteem.  He no longer knows how to behave with the others. He lost confidence in himself ! He is now a lonely little man who is afraid to …

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Understanding the Different Types of Bullying

In the movies, a bully is often seen as a larger child who picks on the smaller children in some physical manner, such as stuffing them in lockers, stealing their lunch money, and so on. In reality, while some types of bullying have a physical element, there are actually many other ways in which a …

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Book Review: How to be Angry

How to Be Angry is a must read for all parents. Each session includes a section entitled “Notes for Parents.” Although most of the sessions are geared to a group format, any parent can easily incorporate the great information in this book into their daily family routine.

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Practical Ways to Stop Bullying

Bullying is a major problem that affects over 25% of children in the lower grades, and 20% in high school. It has the potential to cause both short-term and long-lasting effects on the child’s self-esteem. If it was easy to stop bullying, we wouldn’t have such a widespread problem. Bullies have existed since the beginning of the …

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Effects of Bullying on a Child’s Self Esteem

Effects of Bullying on a Child’s Self Esteem

The effects of bullying on a child’s self-esteem can be devastating long after the bullying stops. Even a child who is only bullied once in his or her life can suffer long-lasting effects. Of course, children who suffer through years of torment and torture are likely to exhibit even more severe self-esteem issues. Some of …

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Are schools no longer safe for our children?

Yesterday my son came back from school shaking ! A 10 year-old boy hit him. My son defended himself as much as he could. Fortunately he had no bruises. His karate classes protected him from the harmful attacks. Unfortunately, my son was upset by the situation. He was afraid to go back to school and get …

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Bullying: How it hit our family

Thanks to The Bully Project for sponsoring my writing. Visit their website to join the movement and learn more. Bullying hit our family. Unfortunately, my son was the target at school. My son was born with severe strabismus that required multiple surgeries and therapies. His vision is better but his depth perception is not as …

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International Stand Up to #Bullying Day: Join the movement

My family experienced bullying. It was a terrible situation that we had to deal with. My son was bullied for over 2 years. He was experiencing moral abuse from several students. We stood up to this situation. We fought for him. We met with the school staff, we discussed with other parents. We did everything …

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Are You the Father of a Bully?

Fathers play a significant role in the development of their children’s attitude and behavior toward other people. Major traits are molded within the family circle. As the father, what type of person are you help mold?

National #PinkShirtDay: Let’s stand against #Bullying

As some of you may know, we have dealt with bullying during the last 2 years. My son was bullied at school by several students and classmates. It was hard for everyone in the family!  The school staff was very helpful. Each time my son was bullied, we stood against this and we engaged in discussions, meetings with …

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Bullying: The Dad’s Effect

For over 3 years, my son was experiencing bullying. He was called bad names, threatened, and was excluded from games. It was more of a psychological abuse than a physical abuse. Each year, it was a different bully: one year it was a girl who threatened to kill him, another year it was a boy who wanted …

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Silent Epidemic – Bullying

There is an increasing trend that needs to stop. Bullying of children is contributing to isolationist behavior, cutting or self mutilation, and most tragically, suicide. Many schools have a zero tolerance policy against bullying, but that is not always working. Children are afraid to report bullies. What can we do as mothers and fathers to …

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How to Prevent Cyberbullying

With more children using the internet than ever before, it has become increasingly important to figure out how to prevent cyberbullying. Once upon a time, the worst thing that parents had to worry about in terms of bullying was a nasty kid on the playground calling their children names. As if that wasn’t bad enough, …

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What Can You Do to Prevent Cyberbullying in Your Family?

What can you do to prevent your family from getting attacked by cyberbullies?

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