BULLYING VS. BAD BEHAVIOR

Simone Jones Tyner just had her website Her Life Inspired redesigned and I wanted to wait until it was finished to link her bully post.  Today is the day!  It is a beautiful design and I hope you go visit, read, follow! BULLYING VS. BAD BEHAVIOR & WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT by Simone Jones…

A BULLY INSIDE

I am so very excited to share my guest today. “Little Dude” and his mother, Samara who writes A Buick in the Land of Lexus, are two of the smartest people I know. I have had the wonderful pleasure of seeing snippets of their life, how they interact, and how they love each other and…

GANGSTER’S PARADISE

Thank you Helena for being my first guest to submit on this theme! You never know who is on the other end of the keyboard. I knew Helena before I KNEW who HE was! (a cover of a Coolio tune…. except, shit, son, let’s face it — Coolio COMPLETELY stole this from the great Stevie…

CYBERMONSTERS

The MONSTERS are no longer hiding under our children’s beds.  They are online and they are everywhere.  Sometimes our own little kids have their own monster moments.  I never really plan to do theme months but they happen out of necessity.  I need your help again so I am asking for submissions. Social media is…

A MOTHER REMEMBERS

I’ve been saving this post for today as kind of a birthday present to myself.  Just knowing this love and strength exist is enough to keep a heart beating. LOVE does and will conquer EVERYTHING.  I love you Kimmie and give your stunningly, gorgeously brave, little girl a huge hug from me! A MOTHER REMEMBERS…

BEING BULLIED AND LETTING GO

Today is the last day of March and I going to start wrapping up the bully series in the next few days.  I truly hope something good has come from so many voices coming together in the spirit of kindness and love. My guest today has a powerful post for you and I would like…

WHAT MAKES A BULLY?

WHAT MAKES A BULLY? by Piper George 1000 Voices Speak are focusing on this subject this month and I wanted to be one voice among the many, to shout out and add to the cacophony, because where many speak, maybe some one will hear. But – what makes a bully? I don’t recall being a…

TEACHING OUR GIRLS ABOUT FRIENDSHIP

My guest today, Lisa Sadikman, wrote this piece for Scary Mommy and I am honored they are allowing me to include it in this BULLY series.   This is a great post on the importance of learning to build each other up in a society that is really good at tearing each other down. Raising…

BULLYING: THE PUBLIC SECRET

My guest today, Lisa A Listwa, was a high school teacher for fifteen years and she has a LOT of great things to say about this topic.  I can’t even IMAGINE what being a teacher to teenagers is like.  I am good with my ONE kiddo at home.  Actually, who am I kidding?  I can…