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It’s Not “If,” It’s “When” Your Child Will Be Bullied: And Here’s What Your Child Shouldn’t Do (Part Three)

At fifteen yards I pull up just a bit to motion him on, waving with both hands. Wayne’s face gets even redder. He hesitates, then charges across the final yards running like a bull toward a red cape masquerading as gym shorts. At this moment, for Wayne, I cease to be a person and become…

Bullying NCPCV Press No BULLIES

It’s Not “If,” It’s “When” Your Child Will Be Bullied: And Here’s What Your Child Shouldn’t Do (Part Two)

At times I thought that maybe there was something weird about me. Maybe I had this kind of treatment coming.  Maybe I was doing something to deserve it. After awhile it seemed that the bully and I developed an unspoken agreement.  I knew that I was going to be brutalized.  He knew that I knew…

Bullying NCPCV Press No BULLIES

It’s Not “If,” It’s “When” Your Child Will Be Bullied: And Here’s What Your Child Shouldn’t Do (Part One)

It seems like every one we talked to wants to share his or her tale of bully misery, which almost always occurred sometime from the 6th grade to their senior year in high school. There were earlier and later time periods covered in the many experiences people told us about, but most fell into that…

Bullying NCPCV Press No BULLIES

Bullying Is A Global Crisis – 25 Countries

To understand the issue of bullying from a global perspective, in 2012, Microsoft commissioned a survey to examine a range of online behaviors among youth – from “meanness” (least severe) to online bullying or cruelty (most severe), and everything in between. Fifty-four percent (54%) of children age eight to seventeen in twenty-five countries express concern…

Bullying NCPCV Press No BULLIES

Bullying and the Personal Devastation He or She Creates Don’t Go Away

Bullying gets a lot of attention these days. Over the past several years the anti-bullying cause has also gathered its share of celebrity advocates. No one should doubt the value of that particular spotlight or the sincerity of those who help direct it.  In fact, the intensity and scope of that illumination has helped raise…

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Preparation of Our Kids for the Inevitable 21st Century Bullying

For hundreds of years it remained pretty much the same, a big kid picking on a smaller one. But with the advent of this age of booming technology, the bully is changing and finding this new technological growth to be of great use to damage children in more far-reaching and indelible ways. The bully can…