Do bullies have low self-esteem? Is the internet a dangerous place for all kids? Find out if these top bullying myths- and more- are really true! Bullying both online and off seems to be getting increasingly worse every day. Cyber-bullying is as popular today as face-to-face bullying despite all of the resources available to help with ongoing bullying issues. … [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.
How does bullying affect a person’s life both in the short term and long run? Sadly, in many disturbing ways. Read on to find out seven effects of bullying. Do not think that bullying is just a childhood event that will eventually fade from the minds of healthy adults because it really isn’t. Having been the object of bullying in Middle and High school, the truth is that … [Read more...]
Can parental supervision actually prevent cyberbullying? That's the question on all of our minds, especially when we find out our kids are the victims of cyberbullies. When most of today’s parents were kids, bullying really only existed in a couple of forms – you were either bullied to your face, or the bully talked about you behind your back to other people. Those were both … [Read more...]
How do you respond when your child is being bullied? It's one of the toughest questions we ask ourselves as parents. Before our children are even born, we do everything we can to protect them. Then they come into this big, scary world, and our role as protector becomes even more important. We make sure they eat the right foods (or at least don’t have mac and cheese every day), … [Read more...]
Bullying is something that your child will experience at some point in his life, whether he himself is the target or he witnesses it happening to someone else. 22% of students report being bullied at some point during the school year, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics, meaning that almost one in every 4 students is bullied. With such a high … [Read more...]