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Connecting the Dots: Daydreaming, Resilience and Bullying Prevention

By | bullying prevention, Carolyn George, creativity, elementary school, high school, Huffington Post, middle school, parenting, resilience, Uncategorized | No Comments

There’s an upside and a downside to our focus on bullying prevention.  The upside, of course, is that we’re shedding light on the pervasive culture of mean that is destroying the confidence of so many children and teens.   The…

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The Fat Boy Chronicles: Obesity, Bullying and Teachable Moments

By | bullying, childhood obesity, Diane Lang, high school, Michael Buchanan, middle school, obesity, teachers, The Fat Boy Chronicles, Tin Roof Films, Uncategorized | No Comments

Have you heard of The Fat Boy Chronicles?  The book, co-written by authors Michael Buchanan and Diane Lang, both former award-winning teachers, is based on a true story of a bullied obese ninth grader.  It doesn’t matter how old you…

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A Question Bullied Kids May Be Asking: Is Love Alive?

By | bullying, Bullying Prevention Month, bullying prevention tools, elementary school, empathy, high school, Ingrid Michaelson, middle school, parenting, Sara Bareilles, Uncategorized, Winter Song | No Comments

Is love alive? For kids who are made to feel worthless by peers, siblings or sadly from some adults in their lives, they may not think so. This message is simple. We all have what it takes — two ears,…

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5 More Tips on How To Be the One Go-To Adult

By | Be the One Go-To Adult, bullying, bullying prevention, elementary school, Elizabeth Lasky, how to prevent bullying, Kathryn Otoshi, Massachusetts bullying law, middle school, New Jersey bullying law, Uncategorized | No Comments

Elizabeth Lasky , a leader in social work, specializing in bullying, cyberbullying and relationship issues, spoke at a conference in NYC recently. I was struck by her grasp of the bullying issue and her common sense approach. She works with…

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