For many parents, one of the greatest fears as their children approach adolescence is that they will be bullied. When you so fiercely love someone, it is unfathomable that other people would find reasons to be cruel to them. Yet it happens. Our mature, rational minds realize that bullying often has nothing to do with the person being bullied, but rather the insecurities of the … [Read more...]
Bullying and Cyberbullying
Bullying and cyberbullying has become an epidemic in our schools and our children's daily lives. Too many children have suffered both physically and emotionally at the hands of a bully. Our Family World is passionate about helping to put an end to bullying. From tips to prevent it from happening to ways to cope when it does, we're here to help.
Do bullies know they are bullies? Do they realize they are causing emotional distress to their victims? As the debates about how to stop bullying continues, some are rising up saying that bullies do not always realize they are bullies. This can make the path to end bullying even harder. Do Bullies Know They Are Bullies? Do Bullies Have Low Self Esteem? Maybe- According to … [Read more...]
Sometimes as adults we may find ourselves doubtful of how harmful cyberbullying really is. Are the cyber bullying self esteem statistic really bad? Some wonder why teens today cannot just ignore the bullying. Why can’t teens just turn off their phone. The hard part is cyber bullying can be so much more tough than dealing with a few mean comments. Cyber Bullying Self Esteem … [Read more...]
Boosting self-esteem in others might be something you haven’t ever really thought about. Have you ever seen one of your friends down on herself and thought ‘I wish I could help to boost her self-esteem, she’s a great person!’ Well you can, there are some things you can do to help make her feel better about herself. Life can throw us some curve balls sometimes and as moms, we … [Read more...]
When you find yourself a target of bullying, you be might wondering what are the reasons why people bully in the first place. Why did they pick me over the person next to me? Why do they bully me and no one else? Why won’t’ they stop? There can be multiple reasons why people bully, but most bullies fit into one or more categories. Related: 5 Warning Signs That Your Kid Might … [Read more...]