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It’s back to school time! But not back to bullying. Learn how parents of all races and incomes can immunize their children in Louise Hart’s back to school article.
“The Bullying Antidote focuses on solutions. Parents will evolve.” — Dr. Laura Markham
The Bullying Antidote is a well-researched resource for practical positive parenting skills that can help kids of all ages avoid the bullying dynamic forever. Now booking workshops for parents and teachers of pre-schoolers to teens!
“You can stop looking now. If you are looking for the definitive book on bullying, you have found it.” — Kristin L. Roush, Ph.D., Life Coach, Psychology Professor
I’m hoofin’ it for hoofin’…. doing some fundraising for a class of 50 high school students. The kids are bringing in donations—dollars and quarters here and there—but they need some help! Can you can make a donation in any amount or sponsor a student? Maybe you’d like to come join the class yourself!
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I’m re-reading The Souls of Her Feet because it’s coming out soon with a new publisher—and I came across this passage:
I cried that night, realizing I would probably never get what I really wanted, ever again. I strengthened myself, thinking of all the people in the world who would never get what they wanted. I wondered how they coped—people who were poor, people who were at war, people who were in natural disasters or other sucky situations—and then I realized I actually did have some control. If I didn’t want anything, then whatever I got would be a nice surprise.
If you’ve read a book that you think deserves some attention, here are 12 ways you can spread the word. Just pick one! (This post is linked up to The Bullying Antidote.)
This post was adapted from Elizabeth Wagele’s announcement for The Enneagram of Teens, a wonderful tool for helping young people build self-knowledge and understanding. Please check it out!
Some of the most inspiring efforts to stand up against bullying are sartorial.
It’s Bully Prevention Month — what are you wearing? Blue fingernails, pink shirts, guys in skirts—these have all been movements to stand up to bullying. Read more about it at Upstanders Stand Up in Style: Guest Post by Kristen Caven | OverDressed for Life. Originally from the Zorgos Reader.