Bullying

Posts about bullying and how to prevent bullying.

Confidence: The Best Way to Combat Bullying

Recently at the VMAs, the pop-singer Pink used her acceptance speech as a platform to address the insecurities that she’d heard from her six-year-old daughter. Her daughter felt she was ugly because she thought she looked like a boy with long hair. Because she’s so young, it’s easy to see…View More


Prevent Bullying this School Year with Martial Arts

School is just starting up and it’s an extremely busy time of the year. With the new school year comes new stress (and relief). Coordinating drop offs, pick ups, and generally just developing your family’s new routine always takes some time to get used to. Kids are also probably adjusting…View More


Activities to Help Your Child’s Social Skills

You want your kids to grow up confident and socially aware. In order to help your child develop vital social skills, it is important for them to take part in activities that allow them to learn confidence and how to interact with others. Here are 5 great activities to help…View More


Ways To Help Your Child Overcome Bullying

It can be difficult for parents to know if their child is a victim of bullying and to take decisive action to protect him or her. Children are often ashamed at what they perceive to be their own problem, so they may not confide in their families. It is up…View More


How to Respond to Verbal Bullying

  Verbal bullying is an all too common event that children face both in and out of school. This situation happens most commonly in school but it can also happen outside of school hours at sports events, parties and other areas where teens congregate. Knowing what to do and how…View More


Verbal Bullying: What it is and how to stop it

  Verbal bullying is a serious issue that many children and teenagers face. In order to put a stop to this type of abuse, parents, teachers and members of the community must first understand what it is. Once a verbal bullying situation is recognized, a variety of strategies can be…View More


2014 Bullying Statistics Recently Revealed

With the prevalence of technology, today’s bullying not only includes in-person threats and physical violence but also the online world of cyber bullying. The most recent 2014 bullying statistics may shock parents, educators and the community due to the widespread prevalence of this sometimes deadly behavior.   The Who and…View More


Tips for Talking to Your Kids about Bullying

Today’s parents don’t have to look very far to find examples of bullying. It seems as if stories of bullying can be read about in the newspaper or seen on TV almost every day. However, the subject of bullying can be challenging to approach with children. Whether a child is…View More


What is Bystander Mobilization?

Bullying and harassment among children and teens have become a hot-button issue in contemporary society as a rash of suicides have swept the country. The victims may feel like they have nowhere to turn and act out by harming themselves. In response to this crisis, an emerging practice that empowers…View More


Bullying and depression

Bullying and depression often go hand in hand for both the victims as well as the bullies. People who experience cyber bullying are at an even greater risk of developing clinical depression. Fortunately, there are ways that parents can take action by being attentive to the warning signs and helping…View More