Okay, this one isn’t really about me. But I’m in it.
Fox 23 News did a “focus” on bullying. Good story on a common problem faced by kids, how it’s changed over the last several years, and some things you can do about it. If you don’t see a video above, here’s a link to it on their site:
Fox 23 News: Bullying
Of course bullying is much more complex than what can be covered in a 3-minute news bit. It’s not just about your kid being bullied. We as parents also need to deal with the possibility that our child might be the bully.
A good resource is:
Also, on girls and aggression, I read a great book recently:
Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
and I’m reading:
Queen Bees and Wannabes
Well, actually I’m reading the 2002 edition and the above is the brand new 2009 edition. But I’m sure both are good.