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Tag: "cyberbullies"

MTV Helps Teens Collaborate With New Interactive Anti-Bullying Tool

MTV Helps Teens Collaborate With New Interactive Anti-Bullying Tool

| October 27, 2010 | Comments (4)

In addition to having education in the schools, parental awareness and open communication in the homes, and lawmakers doing their part to enforce strict rules and consequences for those who choose to cyberbully, it’s important for teens that have been cyberbullied to have an avenue where they can share their experiences, provide their advice, and […]

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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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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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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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Internet Anonymity = A Cyberbully's Greatest Weapon

Internet Anonymity = A Cyberbully’s Greatest Weapon

| March 30, 2010 | Comments (0)

This article from Glamour.com acts as a great follow-up to the blog I posted yesterday regarding cyberbullying and the outdated federal law that accompanies it. The author of the article, Megan Feldman, discusses most of the same issues I mentioned in my blog, but what Megan makes apparent is that kids and teens aren’t the […]

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Parents Teaching Parents How to Deal With Cyberbullying

Parents Teaching Parents How to Deal With Cyberbullying

| March 16, 2010 | Comments (0)

For parents, knowing how to deal with bullying (in any form) isn’t as simple as reading a “How-To” pamphlet.  All instances of bullying are different and can be handled in different ways.  Sometimes it’s as easy as talking to the parent of the other child, or presenting the problem to school administration; but as I’ve […]

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How to Keep Digital Copies of Cyberbullying

How to Keep Digital Copies of Cyberbullying

| January 13, 2010 | Comments (1)

Technology is great.  It makes our lives easier, more manageable, and more fun.  However, bullies have found a way to take that same technology and turn it into a medium of harassment.  If your child has a cell phone, a laptop, a Facebook page, or even a blog, he/she is susceptible to cyberbullying–a form of […]

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