Lorna Discusses “Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child’s Play” on TVO Parents

TVOParents featured Lorna’s discussion of “Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child’s Play“ on November 23, 2011. In this interview, Lorna stressed that bullying isn’t just a schoolyard problem, but a reflection of broader societal values that foster bullying. TVO Parents, an interactive online community offering expert advice, news and the latest research on early-years education issues, …

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Rick Mercer Rants on Teen Suicides Due to Bullying

Last week, Rick Mercer posted a “Rick’s Rant” called “Make It Better Now,” regarding the recent string of suicides due to bullying.   Take a moment to watch the clip.  He sends a powerful message that “it’s no longer good enough for us to tell kids who are different that it’s going to get better. …

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What is the Solution to Bullying?

The only solution to bullying is prevention. Yes, we must respond to the crises and the Columbines, but there will never be enough laws, enough school suspensions, or enough jails if we are always trying to “clean up” the problem after it’s reached crisis mode. With every crisis, we are receiving the (ignored) message that …

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October is National Bullying Awareness Month in the US

October is National Bullying Awareness Month in the United States.  Show your support! Anyone can put a stop to bullying.  A perfect example of this is Dylan Beckham, a nine-year-old in Bowling Green, KY, who stood by an autistic classmate and insisted that the bullying stop.  His insistence of “No Bullying Here” spread through his …

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Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child’s Play

I’m delighted to introduce my new book on children’s bullying, “Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child’s Play“. It’s a no-excuses look at the escalating problem of kids’ bullying, the unconscious but dangerous enabling role played by well-meaning adults, and what adults and kids can do about it – starting today. Drawn from real-life stories in the …

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Why Bullying is ALWAYS Bad for Kids

How do parents help kids deal with bullying, without helicoptering? I’ve seen several recent articles, written by both parents and researchers, suggesting that the silver lining to parental non-involvement in kids’ bullying is that kids (1) learn to work problems out for themselves and (2) accept the life lesson that not everyone’s going to be your …

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Bullying – “A Silent Epidemic”

A 2009 study by the Workplace Bullying Institute and Zogby International called bullying “a silent epidemic”, with 37% of study respondents reporting being bullied at some point in their work lives, and another 12% reporting they witnessed someone else being bullied at work. Have you been bullied or witnessed bullying in your workplace or school? …

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