The Scars of Bullying

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Back when most of us were kids (and certainly when our parents were kids) bullying wasn’t nearly the buzzy topic it is today. That’s not to say it wasn’t happening. It was absolutely happening, but it was almost considered synonymous with childhood. To the extent that many adults simply looked […]

Tackling Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

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Ask any parent of a tween what they are most concerned about when it comes to their child’s social interactions, and bullying will likely come up. Are their children being bullied? Are their kids the bullies themselves? Is bullying something they see regularly? Is there anything that can be done […]

Behind Closed Doors: Spotting the Signs of a Pre-Teen Eating Disorder

According to research compiled by the National Eating Disorder Association, 40 to 60 percent of elementary school girls are concerned about their weight. By age 10, 81 percent are afraid of being fat. And by adolescence, 32 to 57 percent of girls will have engaged in “crash dieting, fasting, self-induced […]