Bullying

Children can be cruel (and so can adults)! Bullying happens when someone is given power they do not deserve and uses to hurt someone else. Whether it is on the playground, the Internet or in the workplace, we all need to learn how to stand up to bullies and remove the power they have usurped to hurt others.


Struggling to fit in

Two years ago, we made the difficult decision to take our children out of a Christian school. Why? Because my oldest daughter was being bullied and...

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From the seventh through the twelfth grade, Josh dreaded going to school. Name-calling and cruel jokes from his peers undermined his self-esteem and...
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“How did the retreat go, Luke?” I was hoping for a good report; this weekend was his initiation into the youth group. My 13-year-old son, Jake, got...
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Bullying. It's a childhood rite of passage. Just ignore it. You'll get over it. Except most likely you won't. Frank Peretti knows this firsthand. He'...
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Some kids have been texting intimidating messages to my cell phone and posting mean rumours about me on Facebook. At first I tried to ignore them,...
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Why are some kids such bullies? How can they change? And what should schools be doing about this terrible problem?Renowned Vancouver-based...