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Category Archive: School Bullying

Upstander Uprising

Here are two stories we loved. Two New Jersey teens were in a Wendy’s when an adult woman customer started yelling at the cashier (that part we didn’t love so much). Kaillee Whiting, 19 and Katie Light, 18, spoke up to defend the cashier. There had been a power outage and the kitchen was struggling …

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The Bus Bullying Stops Here

The big yellow school bus is such a cheerful sight, it’s hard to imagine that it can be a one-way trip to Bully Town. But with just one adult in charge (a driver with her hands full holding the steering wheel), that’s exactly what it can be. Maybe the target is the bus driver himself, …

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Bullied Targets: Serious Risk Of (Preventable) Damage

Series: Part 3 of 3 In recent weeks, our close-up lens has focused on how bullying affects the bully and how bullying affects bystanders. Today, let’s look at some shocking (but predictable) ways that bullying affects the target and how adults can stop bullying in its tracks before serious damage occurs. As always, while our …

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Bullying and Bystanders

Series: Part 2 of 3 In our last blog post, we’ve looked at the role of the bully.  In part two of our series, we are going to focus on the biggest part of the bullying problem – the bystanders. The most important idea to remember is this: There are NO innocent bystanders. Bystanders enable …

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How Does Bullying Affect the Bully?

Series: Part 1 of 3 Last week, we looked at the stereotypes of bullies and the real people who end up being bullies. Here’s a question we haven’t asked: How does bullying affect the bully? The effects of bullying on the victim are better known. We tend to give less thought to how the bully might …

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Who Becomes A Bully? The Answer Will Surprise You!

Remember the movie “Mean Girls,” where Lindsay Lohan’s character joined the Plastics and bullied her way to the top of the high school food chain?  When we think of bullies, we often picture the Plastics girls and other stereotypes from movies and TV.  When you hear “bully”, what’s the first thing that comes to your …

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Bullying At School: How To Tell If Your Child’s In Imminent Danger

We get frequent emails from parents in distress, trying to guide their child through severe bullying at school. When a parent worries that their child is in real or imminent danger of physical or emotional abuse, the time to act is NOW! We’ve had a lot of these requests, where the situation is potentially volatile. …

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