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  • Were you bullied in grammar school?
    Were you bullied in grammar school?
    For many of us, grammar school was a wonderful experience. Playing with your peers, going crazy at recess, and shooting spit wads were all a part of the jolly grade school life, blended into the fabric of growing up.But what about those kids who...
  • Suicide Prevention Week seeks to halt 40,000 suicides in America
    Suicide Prevention Week seeks to halt 40,000 suicides in America each year
    Damian Cooper’s published article on his planned suicide generated interest across the nation as America enters Suicide Prevention Week this week. Suicides in the United States claim nearly 40,000 lives every year. Today is the first day of...
  • Standing Up (2013)
    Better than They Told you - 'Standing Up' (2013)
    Bullies suck. As somebody who was victimized by them throughout my teen years, I can state this authoritatively. The classic bullies, the Biff Tannens of the world, while still around, no longer rule, replaced instead by the more democratic mobs...
  • Keep your kids safe from bullies
    Keep your kids safe from bullies
    Bullies can make your child feel intimidated, threatened, sad and lonely. Whether kids are toddlers or teens, bulling can happen anywhere to anyone. Visit StopBullying.govto find ways to teach your child not to bully or be bullied.Like many family...
  • If we want to stop bullying let's begin here
    If we want to stop bullying let's begin here
    We decry bullying in schools but overlook the fact that it is in every day's newspapers. Here are some of today's leading stories:ISIS murderers are bullying IraqCheney bullies Obama over a difficult Iraq decisionRedskins bullied by the...
  • Bullying: not just for kids anymore
    Bullying: not just for kids anymore
    Have you had a conversation with your kiddos about bullying? Perhaps you mentioned that they would need to tell a teacher if it happened at school. Maybe you suggested that they should not be afraid to tell you if they needed help or felt...
  • Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2014
    The implications of hatred
    Made evident by recent events like the travesty of NBA owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks, international fighting against members of minority groups, and wide-spread homophopia, hatred bubbles beneath the surface even today. That is how...
  • Robby Posing
    Empower the Bullied to Reduce Bullying
    When I was a child, the old mantra "sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me" was spoken like it was the most important phrase of the day. Growing up the middle child--a girl with two brothers--gave me power to...
  • The Golden Rule: A way to solve the bully problem
    The Golden Rule: A way to solve the bully problem
    Aristotle explained that the best way to live our lives is to treat others the way we want to be treated. Aristotle reasoned that if we all lived by this Golden Rule, we wouldn’t need government.Two hundred years later Rabbi Hillel, a Jewish...
  • How to stay Bully free
    How to stay Bully free
    These Bully free tips are not just for children and students they are for everyone. Bullies come in all ages, shapes and sizes. Bullies may be your classmate, boss, parent, relative or teacher. Bullies can be any age from very young children...
  • Aggression in Hockey Players
    Adolescent Stress May Cause Adult Anxiety and Aggression
    New research out of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has determined that early-life stress may cause anxiety and aggression in adults. Children and adolescents who have experienced what they may consider to be a hostile environment continue to feel...
  • Ruben Aguilar
    Concern, confusion after six-year-old boy stabbed in neck with pencil (videos)
    There is a great deal of concern, as well as confusion surrounding the case of a six-year-old, California boy who arrived at school in perfect condition, and was picked up by his grandfather with a mechanical pencil dangling from his neck. Concern...
  • Maryland law to encourage road bullies
    Maryland law to encourage road bullies
    It seems just when traffic throughout Maryland is becoming unbearably rude and aggressive, a proposed new road law will provide encouragement to road bullies. The new law states that if you are in the fast lane and someone tailgates you get out of...
  • Bullies
    The grammar school bully
    For many of us, grammar school was a wonderful experience. Playing with your peers, going crazy at recess, and shooting spit wads were all a part of the jolly grade school life, blended into the fabric of growing up.But what about those kids who...
  • Lesson plan clip - JoJo and the three Bully B's
    Anti-Bullying lesson plan (Grades 2 to 7): JoJo and the three Bully B’s
    This is an Anti-Bullying lesson plan for grades 2 to 7. It is built around a story called "JoJo and the three Bully B’s." Links to all nine sections of the lesson are included.====================Section 1: Lesson Objectives for...