There is this kid – a normal everyday kid who loves Legos and reading Diary of A Wimpy Kid, and Star Wars. He likes to play basketball and walk his dogs, and he says his prayers every night. He loves Elvis and the Beatles and sings them both, loudly and a little bit off key. He is described by everyone who knows him as a nice kid. A happy kid. He comes from a nice family. He … [Read more...] about What Is Mean? This is. Bullied In The Fourth Grade
Your family is supposed to be your safe haven, and where you go for support and protection. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. What do you do when the bully is family? Whenever families gather together, especially during holidays, there can be a lot of stress involved when there is that “one person” who bullies others. Often others ignore or accept the … [Read more...] about When The Bully Is Family
You’d think that once school ended, kids would get a break from bullying. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Bullies don’t take the summer off. In fact, many things that are hallmarks of summer are what can set up kids for being bullied which can take things from bad, to worse. Many places that kids hang out during the summer become a prime place for bullying: whether it be … [Read more...] about Bullies Don’t Take Summers Off
When I walked in to my daughter attempting suicide due to extreme bullying, I was horrified and heartbroken. Most of all, I was surprised and felt guilty that I had missed that anything of this magnitude was happening in her life. Bullying has been around forever, heck, I was bullied as a kid, but bullying has changed so much. Social Media has made escaping bullying nearly … [Read more...] about Is My Child Being Bullied? How Do I Help?
I want to tell you how it feels when your heart breaks as your beautiful child looks up at you and asks, “Mom, what’s wrong with me? Why doesn’t anyone like me?” I want to tell you how it feels when your daughter looks at at you with tears in her eyes and says, “He only asked me to dance to make fun of me.” I want to let you know how many excuses you can try … [Read more...] about I Want To Tell You How It Feels To Be The Mom Of Bullied Kids