Archive for the ‘Cyberbullying’ Category

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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 […]

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Words matter, we have heard this over and over again – because it is true. It doesn’t matter how old you are, when you are continually labeled a lazy person or fat, ugly, disgusting, and other cruel words — eventually you may start to believe them or worse – start to become them. We have […]

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Government figures show that at least a quarter of children experience bullying at school and according to the Worlplace Bullying Institute more than a third of adults are bullied in the workplace. While bullying has a serious impact on mental well-being, with victims more prone to anxiety, low mood, disturbed sleep, reduced confidence and problems […]

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Guest post: As a father of three young kids, navigating the twists and turns of raising kids in our techno-centric society is something I grapple with on a daily basis. Amber Child Safety helps parents like me feel empowered by using state-of-the-art tools to protect my kids from dangers online, at home, at school, and […]

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Here’s a wake-up call for parents – you are unlikely to know if your teen is a victim of cyberbullying. No doubt you’ve witnessed reports of what appears to be a huge increase in cases of cyberbullying. It makes sense; our kids are online all of the time, especially on their phones, and a lot of […]

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Girls can be mean.  Kids can be mean.  No one is immune to bullying but everyone has the ability to be kind. We have heard a lot about mean girls, almost to exhaustion, yet it doesn’t make it go away.  Girls gossip, they will berate other girls until they cry and feel like dying. Why? […]