Guides / Parents

How to Keep Your Child From Becoming a Bully

There are a lot of articles out there focusing on keeping your kids safe from bullies, and no doubt a few on this website especially. But what we’re going to talk about today is something a lot of parents may not even consider – the possibility that their child could wind up being the bully.

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Parents

10 Tips for Raising More Confident Kids

One of the most important parts of growing up in today’s world is a strong sense of identity and self confidence. In a world flooded by media images of perfection and a constantly evolving definition of what’s cool, the first step in preparing your child for a happy, productive life is making them feel confident …

Guides

How to Stop a Bully in Their Tracks

Cyber bullying is a bear of a problem to deal with on your own, but sometimes the first thing you need to do is figure out how to handle it yourself. It’s tempting to let the school system or a parent’s intervention solve the problem for you, but it’s important to first try to work …

Guides / News

The Mind Behind the Bully: The Psychology of Bullying

There’s a lot of information out there dedicated to protecting our kids from bullying and enforcing policies to ensure it doesn’t happen, but the real key to stopping this problem is understanding it. Bullies are definitely people like the rest of us, so what’s so different about them that their social skills are so drastically …

Legislation

The Law and Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying is a cruel way for others to assert their superiority over others through online harassment, but when does it become a crime? Though there are no laws at the federal level in place in the US for bullying, many states have statutes to protect minors from excessive displays of intimidation and harassment from …

News

Guide to Sexting

In the era of wireless communication, flirtation has taken on a new form. Sexting is the practice of sending sexually explicit text messages or images to a romantic interest. While it’s a fun form of communication for many adults in intimate relationships, the practice has made its way into the world’s schools, and now students …