10 Signs Your Son is Being Bullied

10 Signs Your Son is Being Bullied

In his blog post this week, St. Louis-based therapist, consultant, and facilitator Dr. Clay Lessor addresses the 10 signs to watch for if your son is being bullied. Dr. Lessor provides some great advice, both in what to watch for and how to help. The

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Bullied at School, Kid Gets Help From Local Bikers

Bullied at School, Kid Gets Help From Local Bikers

An Indiana sixth-grade student who’d been bullied to the point of considering suicide got help on the first day of school this year from one of the last groups most would expect: Bikers. According to WANE news, sixth-grader Phil Mick has been bullied in school

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Excessive Absences from School May Be a Sign of Bullying

Excessive Absences from School May Be a Sign of Bullying

If you notice your young student’s grades suddenly drop, or hear from a teacher that he or she is no longer participating in class as before, or find he or she is increasingly making excuses not to go to school or maybe even cutting class,

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5 Bullying Resources From Around the Internet and Around the World

5 Bullying Resources From Around the Internet and Around the World

Watchdog Creative doesn’t exist in a vacuum. We’re part of a worldwide movement to promote personal safety and put an end to bullying and harassment. If you’re facing these troubles or want to learn more about them to help out someone else, here are some

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Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 4)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 4)

In the previous segments of this post, I discussed how despite how beat down by bullying you may feel, you should never let it push you to taking your own life. For this last segment, I’d like to give you advice on how to overcome

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Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 3)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 3)

I tell you all this because I understand what it’s like to be driven to such a dark and awful place. When I was young and bullied and felt completely alone, I resorted to an attempt to take my own life. It was one of

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Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 2)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 2)

In Part 1, I discussed how suicide not only cheats you out of all the great possibilities ahead of you, it only really hurts the people who love you, and how it really just gives your bully the final say over you. Today, I’d like

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Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 1)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 1)

(Part 1 of 3) Last year, the suicide of Destiny Gleason drew media attention last year, driving home the sad truth of an epidemic of suicide among young people due to bullying and abuse. What I cannot stress enough is that suicide is totally fruitless

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Good Reads for Victims of Bullying and Other Forms of Abuse

Good Reads for Victims of Bullying and Other Forms of Abuse

There are a number of great writers who’ve written great books that were of help to me when I was younger, working to escape bullying, and move on with my life.  I’d recommend any of these titles, not necessarily just to people facing bullying and abuse,

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The Positive Side to Having a Few Enemies

The Positive Side to Having a Few Enemies

What I’m about to tell you may leave you scratching your head. I know it left me scratching mine when my grandmother said it to me in the car one cold and rainy afternoon many years ago. We were coming home from shopping at the

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