Facebook, Bullies and Empowering Kids to Self-Advocate

Facebook is a very easy vehicle for bullying. We get that. And I'm cautious about using the term bullying. It's a big, scary word that doesn't really do the kid getting teased any good. We dealt with a little of it. Here's how. Our youngest daughter is staying after school today for the first meeting of club she started. I don't remember if she went with the Conspiracy Theorists or Paranormal Investigations theme. I'd have preferred conspiracies, but either way, I'm really proud of her for having the gumption to do this. Read on Facebook Harassment, School Bullies and Letting Your Kids Bloom

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