Mean Girls: My Daughter's Best Friend is a Bully

Photo courtesy S.A.F.E....more

I just happened to come across this blog, and the timing couldn't be perfect. My 10-year-old has ...more

Anti-bullying Becomes Big Business

Lisa LaGrou

Own Your Beauty: Future Love

I think about Future Me quite often, but I picture the Future Me who is my mom's age. "Future" is more of a sci-fi concept than a here-and-now measurement in my mind. I think of the future as being at least 20 years away, not 15 hours from now. And even more often than I think about any version of Future Me, I think of Past Me. I spend a lot of time being angry with Past Me for not doing things. ...more

I'm sure Future Me would like me to take care of her...I never thought of it that way before. ...more

Where I Defend JB and Then Give My Street Cred to Charity

I've written about this before; my son Clyde has a hopeless crush on Justin Bieber.  There's not really another word for it.  It is all consuming.  I imagine it is like that feeling I had for Chris B....more

What About Today?

His head hit the metal gym locker with a resounding thud, he crumpled down to the floor. “Stay down you little faggot!!” A chorus of laughter bounced about the tiled locker-room as the group of seniors left, a cacophony of hate was all he heard....more

Bullying in the workplace

When people hear about bullying, the first thought that goes through their mind would generally be of physical activities that cause discomfort or distress toward another person.  ...more

Top 5 Tips to Help your Child Avoid Bullying

Avoiding bullying can take a toll on not just your child but the entire family.  Kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be especially vulnerable to bullying, so beginning the bullying talk early can be beneficial to making sure your child can advocate for himself and is not be prey to the bully.  Here are five tips to help your child dodge the bully:...more

On Bullies: No, You Can’t Punch My Kid

“Bring it tomorrow and you said if you don’t I could punch you thank you good night.” I called Big Girl into the kitchen. What was this, I wanted to know. Nervously, she explained that one of the little girls in her class told her to bring a specific toy to school. And if she didn’t, she was going to punch Big Girl. ...more

I agree with lisanoel, you did what was right for you and your daughter. And it never hurts to ...more

Be Thankful for Your Anger

by Gina Simmons, Ph.D....more