Posts in category "Cyberbullying"

Building a Peace Circle in Your Classroom

It’s almost time for back to school and time to work on setting up your classroom for success. This year, Bulldog Solution had a lot of demand for training teachers on using restorative justice practices in the classroom. We found that using peace circles in the classroom is a good way to practice the social emotional... Read more »

Finding a Supportive Online Community: My Story of Cybersquatting

As part of our summer initiative and our everlasting stream of creative ideas, the Bulldog team decided to include a few new faces to our Bully Boot Camp blog. We want to share different perspectives and our uniquely individual talents. After all, it’s the ability to share our knowledge that makes our team shine! So,... Read more »

Dealing with My Fake Twitter Profile

As part of our summer initiative and our everlasting stream of creative ideas, the Bulldog team decided to include a few new faces to our Bully Boot Camp blog. We want to share different perspectives and our uniquely individual talents. After all, it’s the ability to share our knowledge that makes our team shine! So,... Read more »
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Letting Your Kids Go To Follow Their Dreams: Interview with Mother and Grandmother Krystyna Mekarski

For the month of May, I want to feature 31 women who continue to touch my life through their kindness, friendship, humor, passion, and determination. Each of these women have some great secrets as they open their doors and let me into their “mommy world”. Their stories bring us back to the realization that we all... Read more »

Definitions Every Parent Should Know

This month we are launching our Community Outreach Initiative and we want to share resources to help our local and online community reduce conflict, bullying, and violence. With the media targeting every social conflict as bullying, we are loosing sight of what is really going on. Every bullying situation is different, every social conflict is different,... Read more »

How to Overcome Online Conflict and Trolling

During the month of April, Bulldog Solution is launching our Community Outreach Initiative to help bring our online and local community resources, strategies, and tools to reduce conflict, bullying, and violence. Usually, I talk about how to protect your children and teens from bullying and keeping your home safe. This time, I want to talk... Read more »
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As popularity rises, does it increase the risk of being bullied?

As I was sipping my morning coffee, I came across this article: As popularity rises, so does the risk of being bullied by Michelle Healy, of USA TODAY. It is an interesting article, but I want to address some of my concerns. Kids climbing the social ladder are not more likely to be bullied. They will... Read more »

Yik Yak is just another App: Let's Talk about Strategies!

Everywhere I look, I see more news about Yik Yak. After further investigation, I have changed my mind about the dangers of Yik Yak.  Yesterday, I asked one of my students in our anti-bullying groups about it. What was the student’s reaction to this app? To my surprise she answered, “Yik Yak is just another... Read more »

Bye Bye Bully: How to Keep Your Home Virtually Safe

This week, Bulldog Solution ran a parent training at Hawthorne Scholastic Academy. We would like to share some of the strategies you can use in your home to reduce cyberbullying, online drama, and cyber conflict. Here are some quick tips to keep your home safe: Online Safety Talk to your child about how to behave... Read more »
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Zooey Deschanel is a great role model

Yesterday, I was looking through magazines, books, and my iPad to inspire me for my upcoming Bully Proof/Leadership Program. I came across a great article about Zooey Deschanel in the February issue of Glamour. I am a big fan of the Deschanel sisters and reading Zooey’s article in Glamour made me admire her a little... Read more »