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Keeping Teens Safe Online—What Parents Need to Know

Discussing the darker side of the world wide web—like phishing and cyberbullying—is crucial to help protect your teens from harm.

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IKEA’s Pride Tote Returns & Gives Back in a Special Way

A portion of the sales will go to an important LGBTQ+ initiative.

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TikTok’s New Features Help Your Family Combat Cyberbullying

New updates streamline comment management and guide on bullying prevention.

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Why We Share Our Journey

“Do you know how much preparation (both physically and emotionally) and courage it takes for some of us to just take our kids out of the house because we know the stares and judgment we’ll get just for being different?”

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Helping Kids Understand the Difference between Tattling vs. Reporting

“There’s a difference between tattling and reporting. When kids understand the difference, they are more likely to report unsafe situations and real trouble.”

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Mean or Bullying Behavior? Helping Kids Understand the Difference

“While context is important to understand meanness versus bullying, both behaviors are not okay and can be painful for kids as well as parents. Here’s how parents can respond to best support their kids.”

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Why I Parent from a Place of Love & Not Fear

“Losing my last born son has not made me coddle my remaining two children. Surprisingly, it has given me more confidence as a mother. I know what it’s like to lose a child, and I no longer fear death.”

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This 11-Year-Old’s 3rd Book Donates Proceeds to COVID Response

The author wants to help kids experience the world around them.

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Here’s Why Your Teen Needs to Turn Off Their Screen & Just Go to Sleep

New research highlights the importance of sleep for your teen’s mental health.

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Parents: Stop Bullying Our Teachers!

“Everyone is doing the best they can, including school board members and teachers. Let’s try to remember that in the new year and show them some compassion.”

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How Can I Prevent Bullying for My Child?

“Author Carrie Goldman offers expert advice to families to help protect their children and teens from bullying.”

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10 Expert-Approved Ways Your Teen Can Handle Online Bullying

“It’s important to talk about how bullying can affect kids, and what you can do as a parent to empower them to take action and help deal with the issues they themselves or their friends may be going through.”

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School Shootings & the Tipping Point for Teens Who Have Had Enough

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Teen activists may hold an answer to school shootings.
I say “may” and “an answer” because each shooting is different. There’s no one reason for them.

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There is a common denominator. It’s…

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Who’s the Real Bully Here?

If you want to find the source of a child’s bullying, look at children’s behavior—it’s hard not to see a reflection of the environment in which they are being raised.

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Lies We Tell Our Kids—& Ourselves—about Bullying

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Being bullied has taught me a lot over the years. Lessons learned in childhood run deep and last long. We learn to not be noticed. That we must try to fit in. That certain people and places and…

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5 So-Simple Ways to Teach Your Kids Kindness On and Offline

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which is why we’ve teamed up with Google’s Be Internet Awesome program to share how you can help your kids learn that it’s cool to be kind on the web and in the real world!

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10 Books On Bullying (& Bullying Prevention) Every Family Should Own

From picture books to middle-grade memoirs to books just for parents—can help teach your kids how to prevent, handle and recover from bullying.

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10 Reasons Why You Need to Teach Internet Safety to Your Kids

“Teaching internet safety to your kids isn’t a one-time conversation. With a few helpful tips, everyone can navigate the virtual world and avoid harming their physical or mental health.”

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How It Feels to Be the Mom of Kids That Are Being Bullied

“I want to tell you how it feels to stand by the door, waiting for the school bus, and praying, ‘Please, God, let him have had a good day,’ and knowing the answer two steps after he gets off the school bus.”

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The OshKosh Be You Line Empowers Kids to Stop Bullying

These tees and sweatshirts are inspirational fashion.

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Having the Tough Talk about Cyberbullying with Your Kids

When it comes to cyberbullying, these are the essential conversations you need to have to help keep your child safe, happy, and healthy.

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The 4 Hidden Threats on Social Media You Need to Discuss with Your Kids

There are many practical ways to teach your kids to know how to safely use social media, and there’s no better time to arm them with the tools they can use for the rest of their lives.

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5 Strategies to Help You Rise above Bullying

Despite the noble efforts of many to keep bullying at bay and to educate the public as to how to do so, the reality of bullying nonetheless persists. Here are five strategies to help you and your kids overcome the emotional damage that comes along with being a target.

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5 Tools to Arm Your Child against the Effects of Bullying

Bullies have been around forever so until there’s a time when there are fewer bullies, help protect your children by arming them with education. Knowledge is their power.

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How to Emotionally Prepare Your Kids for a New School Year

By making sure kids have the emotional and social tools and skills they need, they will be more likely to enjoy the school year, get better grades, and overall, be happier.

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5 Ways to Combat Bullying at School

Statistics show that 160,000 kids stay home from school each day to avoid being bullied. While most schools have a zero-tolerance policy in the handbooks for bullying behavior, it is important to teach your children what to do when they find themselves in an uncomfortable situation at school.

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Picture Books That Encourage Self-Acceptance

Bullying has real and severe implications, and I truly believe the only way to nip it in the bud is to discuss the topic of self-acceptance through books that kids can easily relate to. Here are our family’s favorites.

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5 Ways to Combat Bullying at Summer Camp

Summer Camp is right around the corner, and with the fun and excitement of any new environment with school-aged children comes the threat of bullies. Here are five tips to help your child navigate bullying behavior.

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This Simple Solution Will Help Keep Teens Mentally Strong

Supporting your teen through the tough years they are experiencing is extremely important. Here’s one easy way to help them.

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Is My Child Being Bullied? 12 Important Signs Every Parent Should Know

While technology has created new ways for kids to stay in touch with their friends, it’s also opened pathways for the cruelty of bullying.

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This 6-Year-Old’s Nonprofit Helps Kids of All Ages Give Back

This little boy is inspiring other kids in a big way.

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Being Small: How I Help My Short Daughter Feel More Comfortable in Her Own Skin

When my daughter told me, “Everyone is taller and better than me,” I had to do something.

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What Our Kids Are Trying to Tell Us—by How They Treat Their Siblings

“If there is ever going to be a behavioral change, it was critical that my friend talk to her daughter about her actions.”

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