Tag Archives: bullying

News anchor

Have you all heard this story? What do you think? Do you think it’s mean? Do you think it’s bullying? Do you think people who work in the public eye have any responsibility to any of us? Do you think … Continue reading

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Say WHAT???

Have you guys seen this story? “Anti-Bullying mom allegedly assaults 12 year old girl.” The world has sure gone a long way from the day when my dad sat me down and told me he couldn’t fight my battles for … Continue reading

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Bullying in the workplace

We’ve talked a lot about the rapid increase in bullying in schools, but were you aware that more than 1 in 4 employees admit to feeling bullied in the workplace? Do you have a bully at your work? How have … Continue reading

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Should We Teach Our Kids To Fight Back?

This was the Good Question last night on the news. What do you think? Both of our boys were very different. Jason was a lot quieter and a went pretty much under the radar for most of his youth. He … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, choices, differences, fairness, feelings, good question, hurt feelings, kids, life, memories, opinions, people, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

The Things We Do For Shoes

An unidentified high school boy in Florida has been asked by his principal to not wear his signature high-heels to school.  According to the news report, this young man wears the shoes because they “make him feel more confident.” But … Continue reading

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To what lengths would you go?

All of us would do whatever our kids needed to have done to make them safe and happy. BUT, would you go to this extreme measure?

Posted in behavior, bullying, children, choices, dangers, differences, doctors, happiness, identity, insecure, kids, life, opinions, parent's, people, perfection, plastic surgery, school, self esteem, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Would you have the guts???

Would you have the guts to do what this dad did?

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What do you think?

What do you think of bullying? How about this?

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, kids, memories, opinions, people, school, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Mother Faces Charges for Cursing at Principal

I heard about this story on The View one morning last week and couldn’t believe it and then I was surfing around and found it again and thought, what the hell. If you haven’t heard about this you can read … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, embarrassment, kids, memories, memory, mom's, people, pre teens, school, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

People in the drivers seat

I was sitting here one day two weeks ago and a big white truck pulled into the driveway. I thought it was my sister-in-law and wondered why she was here. As I glanced at her getting out of the truck … Continue reading

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Teacher accused of slapping a boy

I was going to write a post about this and then I came across this “Good To Know” segment that Don Shelby had and I really couldn’t have said it better myself. “A story Wednesday night got a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, choices, education, emotions, fears, feelings, fighting, getting along, hurt feelings, kids, kindness, learning, life lessons, memories, peer pressure, people, problems, school, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Parental responsibility

What would you do? This is the bike Paul and I got Bailey for his birthday last week. He got it on Thursday night and by Sat afternoon it was broken. Jason and Nikki had a “family only” party for … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, activities, adults, arguments, behavior, children, choices, differences, disappointment, emotions, facebook, family, friends, kids, parent's, parenting, people, problems, relationships, responsibility, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 73 Comments

The Dreaded Bullying

I absolutely HATE bullying of any kind.  Bullying is so mean.  Teasing is also mean but I feel that for the most part, teasing is meant as “someone likes you” because if someone doesn’t like you, they won’t waste their … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, getting along, hurt feelings, kids, memories, people, problems, scared, sorrow, things, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Hurting people we don’t even know

  I am sitting here today with a blogging hangover.  I did something yesterday and got involved with something that I’m very ashamed of.  Some of you know where I went and some of you know who I’m talking about.  … Continue reading

Posted in adults, anger, arguments, behavior, blogging, blogs, choices, differences, fairness, feelings, humiliate, opinions, people, regret, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

A son’s a son until he takes a wife??

I read a book by Debbie Macomber recently.  I’m not sure if your familiar with her or not.  Her style is a small town kind of life and her characters are the “behind the scenes” kind of people.  Like the people who own and run … Continue reading

Posted in anger, bad habits, behavior, bossy, bullying, choices, daughters, differences, disappointment, emotions, fairness, family, feelings, happiness, hurt feelings, husbands, in-laws, jealousy, life, love, marriage, parent's, people, son's, things, traditions, Uncategorized, wives, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 42 Comments

Growth hormones for a bullied girl??

Okay, I was watching the news today and they had a segment about a mother who decided to give her daughter growth hormone injections because she was short. She was teased apparently by other children, which in itself is wrong but … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, bullying, children, choices, dangers, differences, fears, feelings, growing up, hurt, hurt feelings, kids, normal, parent's, people, problems, scared, things, thinking, thoughts, unhealthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

The Outsiders

When I saw this in my People magazine a few weeks ago, I couldn’t believe 25 years had passed since this movie came out.  It was a favorite of mine as well as my boys.  I’d read the book years … Continue reading

Posted in age, behavior, books, bullying, classics, differences, favorites, feelings, fighting, friendship, friendships, gangs, getting along, growing up, life lessons, memories, movies, old days, people, problems, reading, relationships, teenagers, the outsiders, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Double standard!!

I’ve been pondering this question for years. Why is it more acceptable for women to wear the pants in the relationship than the man? I have some friends who will be named A and B who are married and A is so proud … Continue reading

Posted in anger, bad habits, bossy, bullying, children, control, embarrassed, embarrassment, emotions, Father's, feelings, hurt feelings, husbands, kids, marriage, men, overbearing, parent's, people, relationships, thoughts, Uncategorized, unhealthy, wives, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Punishing kids publicly

I saw this on the morning news this morning and can’t really understand why people do things like this.  Then they called it “bullying.”  He stole something is what he did.  I don’t call that bullying, I call it stealing … Continue reading

Posted in anger, bullying, childhood, children, choices, emotions, fairness, family, fears, feelings, humiliation, hurt feelings, judging, kids, life, mom, parent's, people, respect, rules, sad, thoughts, today's times, Uncategorized, violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Gossip….or concern?

I have thought about this before so I thought I’d ask all you wise people what you think.  I would like to know the difference between gossiping and concern for someone else. This is what the dictionary says: gos·sip 1: a … Continue reading

Posted in anger, bullying, emotions, fears, feelings, friendship, gossip, hurt feelings, judging, lie's, Lying, people, relationships, thoughts, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Hurting people we don’t even know

I am sitting here today with a blogging hangover.  I did something yesterday and got involved with something that I’m very ashamed of.  Some of you know where I went and some of you know who I’m talking about.  But … Continue reading

Posted in anger, bullying, fairness, feelings, people, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Dreaded Bullying

I absolutely HATE bullying of any kind.  Bullying is so mean.  Teasing is also mean but I feel that for the most part, teasing is meant as “someone likes you” because if someone doesn’t like you, they won’t waste their … Continue reading

Posted in bullying, children, kids, parent's, worrying | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments