Archive for the ‘Cyberbullying’ Category

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Bullying and the prevention of it has become a major focus in our schools. Bullies are no longer limited to just verbal or physical bullying. Text and online bullying have become a serious problem among adolescents and teens.  According to School bullying statistics in the United States: About one in four kids in the U.S. […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month. We will see many articles and reports on bullying and cyberbullying. The goal is to have parents, kids and educators to take the time to learn more about bullying and cyberbullying.  Although we have a month designated to awareness, all year round we are dealing with peer […]

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Parents and caregivers are a child’s first and best teacher. Your child is listening and remembering your advice, even when it seems like he/she is not paying attention. In fact, spending 15 minutes a day listening and talking with your child can help build the foundation for a strong relationship and provide reassurance that he/she […]

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The younger generation is growing up in an environment saturated with digital experiences. The latest news on Facebook and Instagram can be an instant conversation starter, and phone calls have taken a backseat to texts. Communication on the internet is hacking away at the importance and relevance of authentic offline conversations, yet it is essential […]

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Even under a national spotlight, bullying has become more prevalent and increasingly dangerous. Emotionally disturbing yet cathartic, this groundbreaking book by two leading experts in the field of community intervention, anger and addiction, provides a compelling expose on all aspects of bullying. Bullies ~ From the Playground to the Boardroom Using in-depth case studies of […]

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It’s up to us, no matter what age you are — you can make a difference. Bullying affects everyone.  Most of all, the victim. I know people are tired of hearing about cyberbullying, bullying and honestly – I can’t blame you.  The fact is, the words are being over-used.  It is time we take a […]

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School is back in session across the country.  It’s true – online cruelty never takes a break, but when school opens we can see a rise in peer cruelty online and off. In McAfee’s 2014 Teens and Screens Study, they reported cyberbullying has tripled and at least 24% of the tweens and teens said they […]

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Schools will be opening throughout our country shortly. Most schools have implemented anti-bullying policies – and hopefully many have anti-bullying clubs. Anti-bullying Clubs are now being switched up to Kindness Clubs. This is a great idea since kindness a direct way to combat bullying.  Finding small ways each day to help someone feel good – […]

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I was honored to be asked to be a guest contributor for My Jewish Learning and The Canteen.  It is the blog section The Foundation for Jewish Camp website with many great articles for parents to learn about a variety of life lessons of raising today’s youth. I did a 3-part series on the latest […]

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To sext or not to sext? For the reported one out of every six kids who have received a “friend’s” naked picture online and been asked to return the favor, there is pressure to participate. No longer categorized as a trend, sexting is an epidemic – an epidemic that now has a smart answer. The […]