Tag: respect

Bully or Leader – Where’s The Line?

What would you do if another mother described your 6-yr-old daughter as a bully? When mother and writer Ritu Shannon was confronted with this situation, she was confused and concerned. Shannon talked to her daughter’s teacher and was reassured when the teacher confirmed that her daughter is kindhearted, and something more: a leader. Writing about …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bullyingepidemic.com/bully-leader-wheres-line/

Girls’ Respect Groups: A Great Way to Build Respect in Your Kids

In our last post, we discussed the connection between bullying and respect.  But how do we keep kids grounded in respect? It’s a building process, unfortunately, not as simple as paying kids excessive compliments or giving everyone participation trophies for sports events. To build self-respect, kids must have many chances to build their competence and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bullyingepidemic.com/how-to-build-respect/

Respect: The ONLY Solution To Bullying

On March 29, 2013, I will be joining countless others in supporting International Stand Up to Bullying Day. After nearly 20 years of working in kids’ bullying prevention, it becomes clear that the driving force behind bullying is lack of respect, for self and others. Kids grounded in respect won’t bully others to get or maintain …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bullyingepidemic.com/respect-the-only-solution-to-bullying/

Self-Respect: What Is It? (Infographic)

What underlies bullying? The lack of respect for self and others. How do we keep kids grounded in respect? First we need to know what respect for self looks like. When we respect ourselves, it’s much easier to respect others. Kids grounded in respect won’t bully others to get or maintain friendships and won’t stand …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bullyingepidemic.com/self-respect-what-is-it-infographic/

Bullying: It’s All About Respect

Since the first grade, Nadia Ilse’s peers tormented her about her ears sticking out. During a four-hour surgery, a surgeon pinned her ears back, performed work on her jawline, and fixed a deviated septum. The estimated $40,000 surgery was paid for by the Little Baby Face charity (learn more here). While on the surface this donation …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bullyingepidemic.com/bullying-its-all-about-respect/