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Children’s Books that Teach Kids about Positive Body Image

Children’s Books that Teach Kids about Positive Body Image

A few months ago I cancelled my longtime subscription to US Weekly (try to restrain the snarky comments!). Aside from the fact that I know less than half of the “celebrities” that grace the pages, the ...

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Coping with Kindergarten Bullying at School

Coping with Kindergarten Bullying at School

This week, I had to send a note to my daughter’s Kindergarten teacher. The other night I had picked out my daughter’s outfit for school – colorful, cute Adidas leggings and a matching top. In the morning, when ...

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About THAT Kid: A Lesson in Understanding

About THAT Kid: A Lesson in Understanding

Have you stumbled upon Amy Murray’s open letter to parents about THAT kid that went viral this week? In her insightful post, the Canadian educator cracks open the door for a glimpse at the raw emotions teachers bear ...

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Kids & Online Bullying: Words Can Actually Kill You

Kids & Online Bullying: Words Can Actually Kill You

Rebecca Sedwick, 12 years old, is not alone. And that’s a crying shame. Audrie Pott, 15; Katlin Loux, 17; Jessica Laney, 16; Bart Palosz, 15; Ashlynn Conner, 10. They are just some of the teens ...

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The School Bus Ride

The last few days on the bus have been difficult ones for my daughter. My daughter frequently sits with first grade friends, Jane and John. This past Monday, my daughter came home in tears. It ...

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Bullying

Bright Horizons recently hosted a webinar about preparing your child, and family, for school. We addressed the transition from daycare to Kindergarten or first grade and were speaking to parents who had children between the ...

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Allergies: The New Bullying Frontier

What is wrong with people? I was going to write a post a few months ago about a news story that parents — yes PARENTS — were demonstrating outside their children’s school to have a ...

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Babies Battling Bullying

Why does it seem like you always have to travel to Canada to find the really civil approach to complex problems? Well, the Canadians have done it again with a truly groundbreaking program to battle ...

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The Bullying of Phoebe Prince

On January 14, 15-year-old Phoebe Prince took her own life after enduring a particularly harsh day of what had become repeated bullying by her classmates in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Nine of those classmates have been ...

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