Tag Archives: Parenting

Tween – Don’t tell your parents!

Cognitive Development In Terms of Tweens And Its Effect On Tween/Parent Relationships! A tween is officially defined as any boy or girl between the age of 10 and 12. At this age they are getting ready to make the transition from elementary school to junior high school, which thrusts them into a new environment. They

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What are Black on White Crimes exactly?

Racial tensions have been a reality for centuries. However, with the advent of more advanced weapons as well as the internet providing more social interaction and opportunities for individuals to taunt and anger one another, the incidents of white on black crimes as well as black on white crimes has taken on a more disturbing

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Bully: When The Child Bullies The Parent

Typically we think of the bully as someone who makes a habit of picking on others during recess in the school yard or during class when the teacher isn’t looking. Quite often this true, but young people don’t just bully their peers. There are a growing number of instances where parents are being bullied by

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Zero Tolerance: Protect Your Child, Get Involved

Twenty percent of school age children are directly affected by bullying. The number gets larger when you consider the negative affect it has on students who witness bullying, yet they do not say anything. Bullying has significant ramifications on a child’s developments. Children that suffer at the hands of bullies easily become depressed, have suicidal

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How to Know if your Child is being Bullied- Part II

More on How to Know if your Child is being Bullied! When you are able to find information from your child or teen, you can then go to organizations that can help you with handling what your kid is experiencing. You can contact your kid’s school and inform his teachers and principal about the incidents. At

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Parental Role in Teaching Children to Fight against Bullying

Bullying happens mostly among the school-going children aged between 11 and 18 years. A recent study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics, shows that more than one child in every four were recent victims of bullying. The most vulnerable victims of bullying were sixth graders. The National Crime Prevention Council states that 74

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How Does Bullying Start?

How does bullying start? In order to understand how does bullying start one must first discover what bullying is, or the definition of bullying according to Webster’s dictionary. A bully is an aggressive person who physically or emotionally mistreats a person who is weaker and has less power. A bully will embarrass, persecute, oppress, intimidate, torment and

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Parents and Bullying: take charge!

So what about Parents and Bullying, It’s not easy dealing with situations that happen to your children. It becomes more difficult when you have to handle situations that contain extreme bullying. One of the most hurtful things a child can experience is bullying words. It makes you feel more than a victim; it makes you

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Anti Bullying Guidelines Parents Need To Share With Their Child

Anti Bullying Guidelines Parents Need To Share With Their Child Bullying includes many different behaviors to those being bullied as well as those who are doing the bullying. It is important to note that some victims of bullying will not show outward signs of being bullied due to embarrassment, helplessness or a fear of repercussion.

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How to Encourage Your Child to Speak Out Against Bullying

Good communication can help parents and children establish a close relationship that will last a lifetime. As a parent, you can encourage your child to communicate with you by being a good listener and showing him or her that you care. You may not always agree with everything your children do or say, but you

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“No Bullying” Rule Should Mean What it Says

Most schools have a “no-bullying policy.” But do they really enforce it? Numerous schools across the United States are aware of the problem with bullying, they see the problems such intimidation causes students, and they realize the harm it can produce. But what are they doing about it? Here is why we need No Bullying Policies.

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Convincing Children to Have Sympathy Early On

Ask each generation of parents and the response will likely be that trying to teach kids a natural level of sympathy seems to be getting harder and harder. With the modern world bombarded with media and visuals that show hardness, violence, crime, a lack of empathy, and competition at all costs being the true winners,

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