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If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 Comments Off on If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

Bad friends. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: we imagine only the worse: drugs, smoking, sex, trouble with the law. But what should parents do if they notice that their daughter is hanging out more

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What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied

What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 1

Parenting advice if your child is a repeated victim of bullying and the bullying intensifies. Why you must step in and how It’s been ten years, but I am still haunted by the memory. I

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The Power of Gossip

The Power of Gossip

Michele Borba March 2, 2015 Comments Off on The Power of Gossip

This week’s article is a guest post from Rosalind Wiseman on the negative impact and harm that gossip can have in reducing a safe and caring school climate and creating a dehumanizing “us” vs. “them”

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What We Can Learn from Little Mean Girls

What We Can Learn from Little Mean Girls

Michele Borba January 21, 2015 Comments Off on What We Can Learn from Little Mean Girls

Making a Difference in the Lives of All Young Girls: A special guest post by Michelle Anthony, author of Little Girls Can Be Mean Here is a guest post by Michelle Anthony, author of the

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10 Signs Your Daughter May Be a “Mean Girl” Victim

10 Signs Your Daughter May Be a “Mean Girl” Victim

Michele Borba January 6, 2015 Comments Off on 10 Signs Your Daughter May Be a “Mean Girl” Victim

“Relational aggression refers to harm within relationships that is caused by covert bullying or manipulative behavior. Examples include isolating a youth from his or her group of friends (social exclusion), threatening to stop talking

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How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Michele Borba January 3, 2015 Comments Off on How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Warnings that a child may be the target of a bully and crucial steps to take if it’s true Peer abuse–just the thought can send shivers down our spines. But the fact is hundreds of children

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10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

Michele Borba September 10, 2014 Comments Off on 10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

Mom and Dad, wake up: If you assume your child is using that fancy home computer or smartphone to stimulate his brain or connect with friends, think again. Sadly too many kids are using their

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What Bullying Looks Like Age by Age

What Bullying Looks Like Age by Age

Michele Borba September 8, 2014 1

Peer cruelty is a problem and appears to be starting earlier. Though survey results do vary, by some estimates, one in seven American schoolchildren is either a bully or a victim. And the cruel behavior

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Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Michele Borba July 25, 2014 Comments Off on Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Signs to watch for and three steps to take if you suspect your child is bullying Here is a recent letter I received from a parent. How would you respond? “My son’s teacher says

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