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  • Zendaya
    Public Shaming: It’s gone too far
    Every day we hear more stories about bullying, cyberbullying, racism and hatred. This public shaming and hurt has gone way too far.Last week Iggy Azalea was shamed by Internet Trolls about her body.A few days ago E! network's "Fashion...
  • Did this dad teach the boy who 'cried wolf' a valuable lesson about lying?
    Did this dad teach the boy who 'cried wolf' a valuable lesson about lying?
    What would you say if your child came home and told you a story about being bullied? Would you believe them? Apparently this dad didn't and decided to teach his son a lesson about lying, by well, lying.In this video a child is riding in the...
  • Five Times Emilie Autumn Fought Like a "Girl"
    Five Times Emilie Autumn Fought Like a "Girl"
    Emilie Autumn has proved that the insulting phrase "fight like a girl," can be redefined, and here are five times that Emilie Autumn proved to all of us that she is a powerfully brazen girl that packs a lot of mettle in her deceptively...
  • Unraveling
    The Cultural Movement Declining American Mental Health
    A recent article in the Wall Street Journal covered the considerable lack of professional help available for mental health issues. In the same week, The New York Times and The Atlantic brought up difficult, but poignant discussions of the lynch...
  • Unresolved bullying festers within figure skating
    Unresolved bullying festers within figure skating
    The U.S. government defines bullying as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes...
  • Bullying
    Workplace bullying major concern; dangerous for mental health
    There has been a great deal of concern about bullying in schools. Some kids who are bullies never grow into what we would consider to be mature adults and bullying is just as pervasive a problem in the workplace. The problem of workplace bullying...
  • Educating kids on diversity, prejudice, and acceptance
    Educating kids on diversity, prejudice, and acceptance
    Dear LA Teacher,We see so much bullying in our schools rooted in prejudice and ignorance. What can be done to educate our children about diversity, prejudice, and acceptance?Concerned MomDear Concerned Mom,Our children begin their education on...
  • 'Positive: A memoir' by Paige Rawl is a story about living with HIV
    'Positive: A memoir' by Paige Rawl is a story about living with HIV
    Paige Rawl wrote "Positive: A memoir" not so much as a story about living with HIV, but rather a story about living with bullying. She lived an uneventful life in Indiana even though she needed to take medication daily to prevent the HIV...
  • New 'White Rabbit' film explores a young man's violent revenge for bullying
    New 'White Rabbit' film explores a young man's violent revenge for bullying
    The image is disturbing. A young man. A vacant expression. A gun.While it graphically shows what is most parents' worst nightmare, the new independent film "White Rabbit," also chronicles what led up to the young man's act of...
  • Coach Derek Morgan
    Bullying: How to know if your child is being bullied and what to do about it
    Last summer, the BBC reported that a study of children in primary school in England found that students with special needs are twice as likely to be bullies as those students without special needs. The article went on to say that “... these...
  • Justin Jedlica, Human Ken Doll and Gabriella Taylor, Life Coach
    What I learned about beauty from Justin Jedlica, the Human Ken Doll
    When I first laid eyes on Justin Jedlica in an Oprah interview, I was filled with intrigue mixed with concern. As a life coach, I wonder what his self esteem is like after having over 140 surgeries.Since that interview on Oprah, I have had the...
  • Wiki Anti-bullying links
    Who Benefits from Anti-Bullying campaigns?
    The next time you go in to pick up your son or daughter from their school, regardless of the grade, look to see how many different anti-bullying signs are hanging up on the walls. These campaigns are everywhere today in our schools and you can...
  • Prior Lake Brad Knudson: Dad makes emotional video about bullying
    Prior Lake Brad Knudson: Dad makes emotional video about bullying
    Brad Knudson is going viral with a video he made about his daughter being bullied in Prior Lake. On Thursday, DB Techno shared about what happened. This new video has over 300,000 views already and it is rising fast. This video was just published...
  • Parents with children with autism march
    An Autistic Child: A Blessing, Not A Burden: How To Overcome Autism Bullying
    The Gift of Having an Autistic ChildI apologize for the title. I know that some parents are offended at the very thought an autistic child could be a burden. Clearly, ALL children are blessings! However, I was inspired to write this article...
  • Children Need Empathy
    Children Need Their Parents Empathy to Heal from Traumatic Situations
    People often become confused by the terms sympathy and empathy. Sympathy is acknowledging another person's emotional hardships and providing comfort and assurance. When it comes to helping your child overcome a traumatic situation, it is...