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Bullying—What Parents, Teachers, Adult Volunteers and Children Need to Know, Part One

Let’s define bullying. It is deliberate, recurring, and intentional activity by the bully that is intended to create fear and dominance over the person being bullied. There is an imbalance of power. It can be verbal, physical or emotional. It is unprovoked… and the bully is stronger than the victim or perceived to be stronger (Smith & Thompson, 1991).  Read More

  • Communication Tip No.14: Teens

    The teen years are difficult-not only for teens, but for the adults who care for them. Here are just a few ideas as you navigate communicating with the teenagers in your life.

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  • The Dangers of Potty Training

    For many parents and caregivers, "potty training" can be a frustrating developmental period. It may or may not surprise you then to learn that the American Academy of Pediatricians report that more abuse happens during potty training than any other circumstances in childhood.

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What is Your Opinion?

As a teen, did you feel there were adults you could trust and turn to?

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