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Thankful for the People Who Step Up: ABC: Anti-Bullying Coalition

By | ABC Anti-Bullying Coalition, bullycide, bullying, elementary schools, high schools, Michigan City. bullying prevention, middle schools, Uncategorized | No Comments

Are you ever curious how and why certain people become involved in the bullying prevention issue? Recently, I became aware of a great site and facebook page for ABC: Anti-Bullying Coalition. It’s really inclusive. It made me wonder who started…

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President Obama’s Message and a Reminder of How Many Kids We’ve Lost

By | bullying, childhood obesity, elementary schools, gay, high schools, middle schools, October's Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, parenting, President Obama, Uncategorized | No Comments

OK, so Tangled Ball had a different expert in mind to feature today…but he IS the President…and it’s very important that he added his voice to this subject. I hope that ALL kids feeling relentlessly “put down” and suffering will…

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First Tangled Ball Award Ever Goes To…Stan Davis!

By | bullying, Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, elementary schools, high schools, middle schools, parenting, Stan Davis, Uncategorized, Youth Voice Project | No Comments

Stan Davis deserves an award just for the title of his first book alone: Schools Where Everyone Belongs. Isn’t that a beautiful concept? As a resource for schools, this book, co-authored with his daughter Julia, does not disappoint. It’s hopeful…

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Emotional Weight of Bullying on Overweight Kids

By | bullying, bullying prevention, childhood obesity, diabetes, elementary schools, fitsmi, fitsmi for Moms, high schools, Mayo Clinic, middle schools, obesity, parenting, Uncategorized | No Comments

Here’s something to pay attention to for a variety of reasons. Kids who are overweight have long term emotional scars from the teasing, bullying and downright abuse of their peers. That’s a total bummer for kids with extra pounds. Physical…

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Bullying: Demi Lovato is an UPSTANDER!

By | Bully Bust, bullying, Center for Social and Emotional Education, cyber bullying, Demi Lovato, elementary schools, high schools, middle schools, parenting, peer to peer abuse, Uncategorized, upstander | No Comments

Demi Lovato hearts Kelly Clarkson, and Bill O'Reilly hearts Demi Lovato (Click on link above and scroll to short 2nd video to see Demi’s advice to kids about bullying.) Good girl, Demi. You haven’t backed down from your message. A…

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Kids with Asperger’s More Likely to Be Bullied

By | Asperger's, bullying, CSEE, Department of Education, disabilities, elementary schools, high schools, Kevin Jennings, middle schools, parenting, Uncategorized | No Comments

According to keynote remarks by Kevin Jennings, director of Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, at the CSEE Institute yesterday, kids with Asperger’s Syndrome are six times more likely to be bullied in school. If you’re…

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