Monday, October 7, 2019

NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

When I was a kid in the dark ages, I never heard the word "Bully." I did hear about boys getting in a fight sometimes or in other sorts of trouble. But today, the term "Bully" is quite common. And it is getting out of hand. So something had to be done. 

In 2006, Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center founded National Bullying Prevention Month, the month of October.


You may ask, "What exactly is bullying?"

It's unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that includes a real or perceived power imbalance.  To learn more about what is considered bullying, check it out here:


You'll find a long list. There is so much involved in bullying. It's not simple. So, next week, we'll discuss what we and the children can do to stop this horrible treatment. If, you're interested in learning more details, you'll find almost anything you want to know by searching for it online.

Gabe says, "Being tripped, your hair cut, and laughed at is not fun. Help stop the bullies."

Thank you!



Have a Good Week!




18 comments:

  1. Bullying isn't just physical. Mostly it's mental and emotional.

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    1. Absolutely, Diane. And that's possibly the reason we read about so many young people committing suicide.

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  2. Agree with Diane on what bullying can be. I was bullied as a kid but no where near what goes on now.

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  3. As a teacher, I used to look for it happening, I'm sure I missed some, it is worrying.

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    1. When I was teaching years ago, lost, I don't recall much bullying. Disagreements and such. Maybe I just didn't pay attention. Bullying was not a topic back then.

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  4. It is utterly frightening and wrong.

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  5. Yeah, it has truly gotten out of hand in many ways.

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    1. Yes, it has, Pat, and I'm glad to see that people are trying to stop it. Hopefully, they'll succeed.

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  6. I am fully behind bullying awareness (and stopping bullying altogther, at all ages). We need more awareness. Thanks for this post and the ones you'll be doing later.

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    1. I'm with you, Chrys. I think people are becoming more aware of the problem. Hopefully it won't be a problem much longer.

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  7. It is one scary aspect of life at the moment.

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    1. I agree, New Release Books. Maybe it will get better now that there's more awareness of the situation.

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    1. Hmm, well I guess that would depend on your ages, Powdered Toast Man. As an adult you should be able to take care of yourself. It might hurt emotionally though. Try being nice to her and see if that helps.

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  9. Thank you for this important post.
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    1. You're welcome, R's Rue. It is an important subject these days. Thanks for stopping by.

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