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Start the School Year Right! Bullying Prevention Tip #2

20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #2   Encourage Children To Make Friends From Many Social Groups This protects a child from social isolation when there’s a conflict with one group of friends. ************* Join Us Daily on BullyingEpidemic.com and Facebook.com/BullyingEpidemic For Tips To Make This a Bully-Free Year!  

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Start the School Year Right! Bullying Prevention Tip #1

Back to school tip #1

September’s seasonal call for back to school (& work) is a great opportunity for parents, teachers, & students to renew our commitment to bullying prevention. Here’s where adults must take the lead and set clear boundaries right from the start. The behavior limits we set for kids – and ourselves – in the first 60 …

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Multi-Talented Jen Unbe Speaks Out – & Sings Out – Against Bullying

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We recently caught up with Jen Unbe, who wrote the song Bully. We love her talents and energy, and her deep compassion. We want to introduce her to you as an example of someone whose creative drive has helped her keep pushing to grow, while her empathy and compassion keep her connected to and helping others

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Bullying Prevention Tips for the New Year

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Bullying prevention specialist Lorna Blumen and the BullyingEpidemic.com team have tools to stop bullying in its tracks. The bullying prevention guidelines we set at the beginning of school can reduce the time spent on discipline for the entire year. January’s a great time to press the “re-set” button on a new term. The benefits: fewer discipline …

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The 10 Commandments of Social Media Use

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By Guest Blogger: Anne Rucchetto Online socializing has become an integral part of daily life, for everyone from elementary school kids to retired seniors. We can socialize and connect online in ways that are more available, accessible, and varied than ever. Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr provide a platform for our thoughts and …

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When Adults Are To Blame

When Adults Are To Blame

What happens when the bully of a teen is not a peer but instead an adult who should know better? A teen reader recently asked us for help dealing with constant put-downs from the mother of another teen in one of her after-school activities. What can a teen to do to stop the bad behavior of an adult?

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Start the School Year Right! Bullying Prevention Tip #20

Back to School Tip #20

20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #20   Expect Mistakes We’re not perfect. Neither are our kids. Friendships & working relationships have the strengths & imperfections of the humans who created them. Encourage children to accept life – & people, including ourselves – with some imperfections (& review Tip #16: Apology & Forgiveness!). ************* …

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