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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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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Telling Victims to “Toughen Up” is a Cop-Out!

Telling Victims to “Toughen Up” is a Cop-Out!

There’s a widely held belief that bullying toughens kids up. I think it’s one of the biggest cop-outs I ever hear. So, you’re a parent, grandparent, teacher, or principal and a child comes to you to report being bullied or harassed. You listen, and you

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Telltale Signs a Teen is the Target of Bullying

Telltale Signs a Teen is the Target of Bullying

Bullied teens are often silent about the torment they face in school, due to shame or embarrassment. Parents are often not even aware that there is a problem. If you are wondering whether or not your son or daughter is a target of bullying, here

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Sometimes, Taking Care of Yourself Means Making Some Very Hard (Even Heartbreaking) Decisions

Sometimes, Taking Care of Yourself Means Making Some Very Hard (Even Heartbreaking) Decisions

Once you choose not to be a target anymore, you must realize that you may have to make very tough, even heartbreaking, decisions. You will more than likely have to weed certain people out of your life for good. Sadly, some of those people may

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