There are times that joking crosses a line and a child may not know they are being bullied, or in an attempt to keep a friend or seem cool, they may keep their pain silent.
To understand why bullying isn’t disappearing – and will never disappear – we need to look in the mirror.
We want our children to be safe. Unfortunately, children are physical, and no one can guarantee that that their child won’t ever be hit.
I started learning a lesson about the time I was eighteen that I’ve kept learning throughout my life. And that lesson is that every new phase of life brings a new challenge that I’m going to have to deal with – especially when I think I’m golden.
Perhaps the most common form of bullying is what’s become known as “body shaming.” This, obviously, involves making fun of our bodily differences.
Transitions are tough. Throughout our lifetime, we will pass through the membrane of transition several times. Often times, these transitions show up when we least expect them to, and usually when we don’t want them to.