Bullying

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Everything you need to know to prevent, identify and stop bullying -- whether your child is the victim or the bully.
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"I just had the worst day of my life," announced Kristin's* twelve-year-old son Ben as he slumped into the passenger seat. Earlier that day, Ben had silenced a classmate making rude comments...
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Maybe some of the bullying warning signs resonated with you. Or maybe you've just noticed something is off. Follow this intuition. You know your kid best, and any sudden change in behavior can indicate...
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Teasing. Taunting. Terrorizing online. We know by now that bullying is bigger than just being "mean." We know that it can lead to a hatred of school, a hatred of oneself, and even fatalities. ...
No one said raising kids would be easy. But nothing cuts to the core of a parent's insecurity greater than when our mini-me's behave in a way we find reprehensible. It's incredibly hard to...
Iris Kavanagh knows her 12-year-old daughter's Facebook and email passwords and checks them regularly. The Santa Cruz, CA mom has been educating herself about kids and social media since 2008. Kavanagh...
Teasing. Taunting. Terrorizing online. We know by now that bullying is bigger than just being "mean." We know that it can lead to a hatred of school, a hatred of oneself, and even fatalities. ...
Happiness. Healthy habits. Success. These are qualities we want in our children. But you know the underlying trick to get there? Building their confidence. While insult and injury are part of life and...
Maybe some of the bullying warning signs resonated with you. Or maybe you've just noticed something is off. Follow this intuition. You know your kid best, and any sudden change in behavior can indicate...
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These days, the words "social networking" and "social media" seem to stare at you from every page of every publication. But as commonplace as these words may be, they can still possess...
Your kid's energy seems to shift to a new website every week. She has new friends and you can't keep track of all their names. Though you try to ask what's going on, you want to give her some...
It's probably one of a mother's top dreaded moments; confronting the time when her child gets picked on or bullied.  Parents often feel powerless when this happens, and for an understandable reason....
Maybe your child is a ringleader. Maybe he's a brute. Either way, you've just found out he's picking on other kids. The good thing is that you're concerned. You haven't shrugged it...
"I just had the worst day of my life," announced Kristin's* twelve-year-old son Ben as he slumped into the passenger seat. Earlier that day, Ben had silenced a classmate making rude comments...
Whom do parents fear more, "Stranger Danger" or a Facebook friend?  According to a national survey commissioned by Care.com, bullying and cyberbullying have eclipsed kidnapping as parents'...
This is not your mother's bully. So long playground teasing and taunting, bullying has entered cyberspace, ridiculing kids in the safety of their bedrooms and smartphones. Recently, it replaced stranger...
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