Archive for March, 2012

Mar 27 2012

Uh-Oh, I Got A Feeling!

Published by under Child Safety

When it comes to safety, Instinct is one of our best barometers. Instinct (yours or your kids’) tells us when something or someone is “thumbs up or thumbs down.”  Kind of like an internal siren! But how do you start talking to kids about their instinct, so that it’s not scary and so that they’ll […]

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Mar 26 2012

Parent Advice: If Your Child Is Being Bullied

Published by under Bullying Prevention

Here’s the problem with asking a school administrator to “fix” the bullying problem. They will sometimes call all the kids in together and try to “resolve the conflict.” It doesn’t work. The victim feels intimidated, outnumbered and/or embarrassed. They shut down, while the aggressor(s) spins a tale of “he started it, it’s her fault because…”, […]

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Mar 23 2012

Bully – An Honest Look At Helping Our Kids

Published by under Bullying Prevention

You may have heard about a new documentary, “Bully” by filmaker Lee Hirsch. Powerful and honest — about what far too many kids experience at school on a daily basis. Everyone should see this. Unfortunately, the MPAA has given it an R rating for some coarse language at the beginning. Having worked on hundreds of […]

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