Probably my favorite of the It Gets Better videos because rather than celebrities, these are everyday people working at a very cool company, talking about their very real history & how they made it through to find a better life. Also - in honor of Spirit Day: It Gets Better: Google Employees Follow my videos... Continue Reading →
Bullying stats – do not keep your head in the sand.
As I mentioned last weekend, I spent this week supporting my friend Ooph as she addressed the topic of bullying on her Whatever Nation site. She gathered some remarkable stories from across the blogosphere of parents of kids being bullied, a parent OF a bully, and adults who lived through bullying. Every story opened my... Continue Reading →
This is NOT “kids being kids!”
The recent news about the arrest of 9 teenagers for bullying has created a much needed (probably way too late) discussion of bullying. I saw a segment on Anderson Cooper's show Monday night which highlighted not only this tragic incident which resulted in the suicide of the 15 year old victim, but he also put... Continue Reading →