Sports and Bullying: Is there a correlation?

Posted Feb 6 2014 in , ,

I’m guest posting over at The Good Men Project. Join the discussion! Do Sports Help Boys Become Men or Bullies?

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Standing Up instead of By

Posted Dec 5 2013 in

Ever since I got the idea for SEND, I’ve been watching the news for bullying stories and you know what happened?  I started seeing news — blog posts, articles, pictures, even videos — for kids doing something to stop bullying. I thought I’d share some of my favorites with you. Social Experiment — Bullying  This […]

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October is National Bullying Awareness Month

Posted Sep 25 2013 in , , ,

Despite attention from celebrities and authors like me, bullying continues to be a big problem for our society. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Visit these websites to find out how YOU can participate.  If you’re a parent, I urge you to get involved. Kids don’t behave the way we think they do when we’re […]

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Confession: I was bullied as an adult

Posted Apr 22 2013 in , ,

Join me over at YA Outside the Lines. I’m blogging about adult bullying. 

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Today I’m at YA Outside the Lines

Posted Apr 22 2013 in , ,

I’m blogging at YA Outside the Lines today. Stop by? In today’s blog, I talk about a bad boss and being bullied as an adult. 

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It’s not funny

Posted Mar 4 2013 in , , , , ,

In this year’s Oscar telecast, host Seth MacFarlane started off strong, bantering with “Captain Kirk” actor William Shatner, but quickly lost ground with so-called jokes that were nothing more than sexism and racism. To make room for that, the Jaws theme was played to cut off award winners mid-speech. As the evening went on, I […]

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Rethinking Humor

Posted Dec 14 2012 in , , , , , , , ,

This is a difficult blog post to write. I’m one of those people who finds pranks like phony phone calls and practical jokes funny. I’ve enjoyed old episodes of Candid Camera and later Punk’d and laughed until I cried. I’ve even orchestrated some brilliant pranks in my time. First, there was the giant pair of […]

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Spreading the Word: Empathy

Posted Dec 10 2012 in , , , , , , , , ,

Ever since SEND was released last August, I’ve been talking about bullying and ways to help end it.  Last week, I had the great pleasure of addressing my day job colleagues at a Lunch & Learn event. Every month, our Parenting Network schedules a different hour for parents looking to benefit from the experiences of […]

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Reviews

Posted Dec 7 2012 in , , ,

Amber Arnett ~ “I started reading this book yesterday and couldn’t put it down….” (More) slsmitty25 Shannah ~ “What a great book! I was immediately hooked from the get go…” (More) Kimberly Sabatini ~ “My heart simultaneously breaks and soars for the characters in this book…” (More)    

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Stop Bullying Kristen Stewart

Posted Aug 23 2012 in , , , , , , ,

A few weeks ago, Kristen Stewart released a public apology to her boyfriend of three years, Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson, for apparently cheating on him with a much older and married man.  This unleashed the most vicious hate campaign since the last presidential election.  Fans took to the internet, recording tearful editorials, posting remarks that […]

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