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Bullying Prevention: Start The School Year Off Right! Tip #3

The new school year is an opportunity for parents and teachers to put fresh emphasis on bullying prevention by supporting the development of healthy social groups and friendships. Here are some daily tips for getting the school year off to a good start. These “press the reset button” ground rules also work well at the …

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The Slippery Slope of Rudeness

Parents and teachers frequently ask me “Why are kids so rude today?” Unfortunately, the trail leads right back to us adults. Adults model rude talk and bullying behavior in front of kids on a daily basis. Adults bully other adults, and adults bully kids, often without meaning to or realizing it. As a result, the …

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Bullying Prevention: Start The School Year Off Right! Tip #2

The new school year is an opportunity for parents and teachers to put fresh emphasis on bullying prevention by supporting the development of healthy social groups and friendships. Here are some daily tips for getting the school year off to a good start. These “press the reset button” ground rules also work well at the …

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Bullying Prevention: Start The School Year Off Right! Tip #1

The new school year is an opportunity for parents and teachers to put fresh emphasis on bullying prevention by supporting the development of healthy social groups and friendships. Here are some daily tips for getting the school year off to a good start. These “press the reset button” ground rules also work well at the …

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The Problem with Adult Workplace Bullying

. Bullying flourishes in the workplace, often because childhood bullies grow up to be  . . . adult bullies! Long-standing bullies are promoted and elected to positions of authority and power as managers, and long-standing bullied targets and bystanders go along, look the other way, and make rationalizing excuses for the recurrent outbursts and their …

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Meet Lizzie – Powerful, Inspirational Message about Withstanding Bullying

Have you “met” Lizzie Velasquez? She was born with a rare medical condition where she has no adipose tissue on her body (she weighs 60 lbs. as a young adult). She has been called “the world’s ugliest woman” and been mercilessly bullied. Her “It Gets Better” video about withstanding bullying is quite powerful, and the opposite …

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Bullying Prevention: Be Less Critical

It’s very easy to step over the line into bullying by being hypercritical, especially of athletes, celebrities, or anyone daring to rock the boat, take a stand, be different, or put themselves out there. Christina Pesoli reminds us to put boundaries on our critical natures, and while she’s writing for an audience of parents, her …

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