Bullying affects teenagers in so many different way, but these four potential consequences scare us the most. As parents, we need to be vigilant and watch for signs of them in our kids. Children and adults alike can be victims of bullying, and it can take its toll on individuals if they are unable to deal with the effects. Teenagers are more prone to bullying … [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.
What can lead to bullying? While many factors come into play, these six definitely top the list! Check them out and help stop bullying! We’re quick to assume that bad parenting=bullies, but that’s not always the case. Other factors can play a part in an otherwise happy, sweet, child that may lead to bullying as they get to be school age and beyond. We’ve put together six … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]