How to Help a Child That Bullies

How to Help a Child That Bullies

No one wants that message from school saying that their child was picking on others or displaying some variety of bullying behavior. But the next steps you take are crucial for your child’s development. How can you help a child that bullies? A good first 

Why Children Bully

Why Children Bully

WHY CHILDREN BULLY Have you ever thought about why kids bully? Well, we have some bad news and some good news for you. Here’s the bad news- Bullying is a learned behavior and can be learned for a wide variety of reasons and from a 

How To Ask For Help

How To Ask For Help

Being bullied can be a scary experience, but getting help from an outside source is very often the right choice in those situations. Asking for help can be another scary step in the process, but it doesn’t have to be. Why should you tell someone? 

Recognizing Bullying

Recognizing Bullying

Bullying is sadly all around us, but the best way to combat it is to be knowledgeable and upstanding in your own life. Let’s go through the types of bullying your child might come across, as well as the signs to look for in the 

3 Ways to Help Your Child Heal From Bullying

3 Ways to Help Your Child Heal From Bullying

  As you know, bullying can be a traumatic event in a child’s life. They deserve to feel safe, so when bullying occurs, you have to do what you can to combat the toll that bullying can take on your child. Here are a few 

What Parents Need to Know: The Link Between Bullying and Trauma

What Parents Need to Know: The Link Between Bullying and Trauma

Bullying is a form of violence that can be physical, verbal, or social. These acts of violence don’t only occur in person; they also happen today in the form of cyberbullying. Bullying can have a lasting impact on everyone involved. In fact, bullying is considered 

5 Ways Teens and Parents Can Prevent Cyberbullying

5 Ways Teens and Parents Can Prevent Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is unfortunately a very common way for children and teens to experience bullying in our culture today. We can’t guarantee their safety from cyberbullying, but we can teach them ways to protect themselves online. There are also things we can do to support them 

Strategies for Relational Aggression

Strategies for Relational Aggression

Friendships are an important part of life for middle and high school kids. As they enter their teen years, kids’ friendships become more about connection, rather than proximity. Older kids and teens are trying to figure out where they belong and who they belong with. 

2022 The Year We STAND – The How

2022 The Year We STAND – The How

In our last blog post, we talked about why we should take a STAND in 2022. Now we’re going to talk about the how. Let’s come up with some ideas for resolutions to create habits of kindness and empathy in 2022. Gain an understanding of 

Building Resilience by Practicing Gratitude

Building Resilience by Practicing Gratitude

Resilience is the ability to recover from or adjust to misfortune or change. Dealing with bullying, changes, setbacks, loss, grief, and even global pandemics is, unfortunately, an inevitable part of life. How can we empower ourselves and others to be more resilient? Gratitude!  Since we