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Tag: "bullying"

Dealing with the Bullies – Avoiding, Recording and Reporting

Dealing with the Bullies – Avoiding, Recording and Reporting

| October 10, 2011 | Comments (3)

Unlike physical bullying, where parental intervention or school intervention can help address the problem, cyberbullying is a bit more complex to deal with. The first question that needs to be answered is: How do you define cyberbullying? Well, for the most part, cyberbullying occurs when your child feels that their safety is being threatened due to […]

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Deadly Bullying – A Guest Post from Jeffrey Rinek

Deadly Bullying – A Guest Post from Jeffrey Rinek

| October 15, 2010 | Comments (1)

It’s always a pleasure to meet people who are passionate about something, and in today’s world, it’s nice when that person just happens to be passionate about the safety of our children.  Recently, a friend and co-advocate of mine on Facebook, Jeffrey Rinek, referred me to a post that he called “Deadly Bullying”.  He shared […]

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10 Things Parents Can Do To Combat Cyberbullying

| October 13, 2010 | Comments (4)

As cyberbullying concerns rise all over the country; parents, educators, and lawmakers are banding together to try and come up with an effective solution.  That said however, in the interim, it’s important that parents have reliable resources where they can read, share, and discuss these issues with other parents who are looking for the same […]

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Upstanders, the Best Role Models for Our Children

Upstanders, the Best Role Models for Our Children

| September 24, 2010 | Comments (0)

Cyberbullying, sexting, online privacy—these issues can put a toll on any parent these days.  In addition to the online threats that our children face, they still have to deal with the normal problems of growing up, which, for those of us who can remember, isn’t an easy feat. Unfortunately, for some children “growing up” can […]

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The Direct Relationship between Parenting and Cyberbullying

| September 1, 2010 | Comments (0)

There’s no doubt that the heartbreaking story of Phoebe Prince startled parents all around the country.  As people read magazines and watched the news, they learned just how severe cyberbullying can be—and unfortunately for Phoebe Prince, her story became the mainstream example. Because cyberbullying is such an important issue to tackle, I’ve dedicated an entire […]

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An Expert’s Advice on Bullying, for Schools and Parents

An Expert’s Advice on Bullying, for Schools and Parents

| July 21, 2010 | Comments (0)

When it comes to bullying, whether it’s online or in real life, there are many factors to consider, and Dr. Elizabeth Englander, a professor of psychology and founder of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center, has dedicated her work to providing anti-bullying and anti-violence training to schools and families to help them better understand these important […]

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Character Matters!

| July 15, 2010 | Comments (1)

It’s great to see kids learning about important morals and values in school and at such a young age.  Learning about character, The Golden Rule, and why they should think twice before bullying someone is a great way to prepare our younger generations for their real-world and digital-world endeavors.    

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Bullying – What To Do When the Schools Turn Their Backs

| May 26, 2010 | Comments (3)

Bullying continues to be a problem in schools all over the country, and many school administrators either aren’t taking it seriously or lack the authority to do anything about it when it goes beyond school grounds. I want to share an article that I read in a parenting advice blog on Boston.com.  A mother wrote […]

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How to Get Kids to Talk About Bullying – ParentDish.com

| April 26, 2010 | Comments (0)

I thought this would be a great follow-up article to the Cyberbullying 101 blog that I posted last Friday.  The following information is from Tom Henderson and Colleen Egan from ParentDish.com, along with some professional advice from Dr. Michele Borba. Children are literally being bullied to death. There’s even a word for it now: Bullycide. […]

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Cyberbullying 101

Cyberbullying 101

| April 23, 2010 | Comments (0)

With a lot of the attention in the media focused on horrific bullying cases, I thought it was important for us to step back and take a black and white approach to sharing the basics of cyberbullying, and why coming up with a solution to end cyberbullying involves so many complications.  These complications have put […]

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