When Does a Bully Become a Lost Cause?

When Does a Bully Become a Lost Cause?

There is a child at Puck’s school who is hurting. And I don’t know what to do about it. In part because this child has been bullying my child. Puck started a new school for grade seven. He’s not just settling in well—he’s thriving. He’s happy to go to school. He’s excited about his class Read More

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#1000Speak – Compassion for the Bully

Today’s #1000Speak post is supposed to be about bullying.  And more specifically, compassion for bullies. Yes, you’re probably thinking bullies are the worst people on the planet and don’t deserve our compassion. I suppose in some cases that’s true. Consider however that some bullies don’t know any better.  They weren’t raised the same way that Read More

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Codependency and Enabling Behavior Doesn’t End with Divorce

When I was married to my ex, for my own survival, it was sometimes necessary to “bend” the truth. I’m not proud of it – I don’t condone lying in my home and I try to promote honesty in my children. However – sometimes – to avoid an inevitable reaction from my ex and protect Read More

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