How Kids Bully Their Nannies and Parents

“Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits” I just read a great article that explained that it used to be that kids were scared of their parents. Now parents seem scared of their kids. That’s how I sometimes feel when it comes to disciplining the kids left in my care […]

Words Can Hurt: It is No Name-Calling Week

 use paper to teach kids about bullying Have You Ever Cared for a Child that Was Bullied? January 21-25, 2013 is No Name-Calling Week. If you care for a school aged child they are likely attending assemblies and having lessons planned around bullying and name-calling this week. No Name-Calling Week was inspired by a young adult […]

Could a Child in Your Care Be a Bully?

3 Million Students are Absent Each Month Because They Feel Unsafe at School Here is the trailer of the documentary Bully. Be sure to visit the official Bully web site for tons of information on ending bullying. The Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act designates the first full week in October of each year as a […]

The Skinny on Bullying by Mike Cassidy

Weekly Trip to the Library By Elizabeth Kennedy, Guide If you are looking for a kids’ book about bullying that provides a lot of information in an easy-to-digest format, I recommend The Skinny on Bullying. This 214-page book is subtitled The Legend of Gretchen and uses a comic book-style story to introduce key information […]

What Advice Would You Give a Child About Bullies?

There Are No Innocent Bystanders When Kids Are Being Bullied This whole week we discussed bullies because it is No Name-Calling Week. Nannies must teach children to help stop a bully. In a bullying situation, there are usually bystanders, but they aren’t exactly innocent. Bullying usually happens with other kids around. Having an audience is […]

How The Misfits by James Howe Inspired No Name-Calling Week

Far too many children experience some form of bullying and name-calling. According to the National Association of School Psychologists, between 15 and 30 percent of all students are either bullies or victims of bullying. It begins in the elementary school and peaks during middle school years. No Name-Calling Week is January 23-27, 2012. No Name-Calling Week is a […]