bullying

  1. Living

    5 Grown-up things we can learn from teen Carleigh O'Connell

    I was spit on in middle school. A big, fat loogie hawked into my hair that lodged right in my in early '90s bangs and splattered...
  2. K-12

    Why the free school lunch model in Chicago makes sense

    Being bullied because of your family's income is not new, unfortunately, but Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is eliminating the...
  3. K-12

    Is bullying good for kids?

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    Bullying is bad for kids, right? Well, yes, unless you are the bully — then you may actually reap health benefits.
  4. Parenting

    I stalk my kids online: Here's why

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    With all the scary crimes happening online, we kind of had to wonder if stalking your kids' social media accounts is a total no-no...
  5. Diet

    Is thin-shaming just as bad as fat-shaming?

    In a world obsessed with weight, experts are saying we need to stop all the body talk. Period.
  6. Tips & Advice

    Cyberbullying on Minecraft

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    While being pushed around, beat up, isolated or verbally abused on the playground are more obvious acts of bullying, technology has...
  7. Parenting

    Real mom story: My child was bullied

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    Janet Roberts, a mom of four in Jacksonville, Florida, was stunned when her then 11-year-old daughter's stomach kept growing while...
  8. Parenting

    How to talk to kids about bullying

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    Bullying is a sore subject for the bully and the victim. The bully doesn't want to be told he's wrong and the victim doesn't want to...
  9. Parenting

    7 Bullying resources for parents

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    Bullying is at epidemic levels across the country and can take many forms -- verbal, social, physical and cyberbullying. Learn more...
  10. Parenting

    How to protect kids from cyberbullying

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    That cellphone you just got for your teen could be a deadly weapon. And, no, we're not talking about texting (or talking) while...
  11. Parenting

    5 Ways to protect girls from online bullying

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    Mean girls don't exist just in the classroom anymore. Social networking and texting mean they can do their dirty work 24-7.
  12. Living

    I survived cyberbullying, but it nearly ruined my life

    In today's high-tech world, kids and adults no longer just have to worry about in-person bullying but cyberbullying as well....
  13. Careers

    Bullying: It's not just a playground problem, it's happening at work

    Bullying isn’t just something kids deal with; adults all across the U.S. are being bullied on a daily basis — in the comfort of...
  14. Music

    Do celebrities' fans take it too far?

    The new bullies aren't big kids looking for lunch money, but pop music fans. There's no one quite as vicious as a fan girl. Are your...
  15. Celebrity Gossip

    Winona Ryder overcame bullying incident with acting

    Even though millions of girls looked up to Winona Ryder in the '80s, she had the same problems many kids had in school. She was...
  16. K-12

    Sexual harassment in schools

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    Sexual harassment has been a significant obstacle in the workplace for decades but today this unwelcome behavior is apparently...
  17. K-12

    Are "fat letters" from school harmful or helpful?

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    How would you feel if you got a letter saying your child was overweight?
  18. K-12

    Don't let your child become a bully

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    For every child who experiences bullying, there’s a bully or a group of bullies out there. How and why did those children...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Mom story: My son is transgender

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    Mary Moss gave birth to a daughter named Grace. Now she’s raising a son named Chris. Learn how she began a journey of...
  20. School & Education

    Parental rights against bullying

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    The United States government identifies bullying as a form of discrimination, which means you have the right to speak up when your...