As you may know, October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While we believe it's important to fight bullying every day, having a month dedicated to it is definitely a great way to raise awareness. In the spirit of that, I've rounded up ten bullying statistics that you really need to know now. Let's check them out! As I said above, bullying prevention is … [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.
Bullying can do a real number on your self-esteem! Whether you're dealing with it now or still recovering from a childhood trauma, we want to help! Check out these 20 brilliant ways to build self-confidence and be happier! Growing up in the 1980’s as a chubby kid taught me full well how mean kids and people can actually be. Even though part of me believes that most … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]