Posts tagged "Bullying"

Just like Michael Morones, My Son is Bullied

Just like Michael Morones, My Son is Bullied
I can’t get this heartbreaking story by Carrie Goldman out of my head.  An 11 year old boy, Michael Morones, attempted suicide because kids at school made fun of him for liking My Little Pony. My son is bullied.  He is teased for not being good at sports. I’ve talked to his concerned teacher and... Read more »

Team Bullied: Ending the Cycle of Fear - Link Up Posts Here

Team Bullied: Ending the Cycle of Fear - Link Up Posts Here
My Chicago Now friend, Carrie, started Team Bullied: Ending the Cycle of Fear to support the release of her book Bullied. Carrie Goldman became an unexpected voice for the antibullying movement after her blog post about her daughter Katie’s bullying experience went viral and an online community of support generated international attention. In Bullied, Goldman brings... Read more »

Stop Bullying Speak Up

Stop Bullying Speak Up
Very early yesterday morning, my six year old came into my room excited to share something with me.   “A special presentation called Stop Bullying Speak Up  is on Cartoon Network today at 4:30.” My boy had already experienced some teasing at Chess Club earlier this year.  A combination of his interest and my fear of the topic caused my... Read more »
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Those Real Housewives Are Bullies

Those Real Housewives Are Bullies
I’m dreading the days my children have cell phones and computer access, mainly because I worry about bullies.  The mean girls were around when I was young and I can easily bring myself back to the helpless pain they cause.  I was a teen in the days of phony phone calls; before caller ID, texting and social media.  My imagination runs wild at... Read more »
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