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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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Anderson Trying to Untangle Messy Issue of Bullying

By | AC360, Anderson Cooper, bullying, Bullying Stops Here, Dr. Phil, elementary schools, Jane Lynch, Kelly Ripa, middle schools, Rachel Simmons, Rosalind Wiseman, Rutgers, Tyler Clementi, Uncategorized | No Comments

Anderson Cooper should get a Tangled Ball Award for putting so much effort into trying to untangle the complicated mess of bullying through his series this week: Bullying: It Stops Here. He is definitely a Be the One Go-To Adult….

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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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