Bullying Archives

Top five ways to help bully-proof your child

August 11, 2022

What should you do if your child is being bullied? Boys Town announced strategies to help keep your child safe from bullies. The national child and healthcare organization, which started more than 90 years ago, is a leader in parenting advice. Following are five ways to bully-proof your children: 1. Encouragement Encourage your child to… [Read More]

Top five ways to help bully-proof your child

October 21, 2021

Did you know that 25 percent of public schools report that bullying among kids happens on a daily or weekly basis? And that 1 in 5 high school students report being bullied in the past year? The good news is that because bullying has made national headlines, schools and communities (and even celebrities) are taking… [Read More]

African American teens experiencing rise in suicide rates: ‘Eventually it was like there would be a day you just did it’

August 29, 2019

Thinking about how many people she knew who took their lives, there was a time Alleyah Getter wasn’t sure she would have any friends left by the time she got to high school. Three had killed themselves, and Getter, now a 14-year-old eighth-grader, was beginning to have her own suicidal thoughts. “It was like feeling… [Read More]