The Eyes of a Child. Thoughts from a mother on bullying by Erica Kiefer

The Eyes of a Child Thoughts from a mother. By: Erica Kiefer My daughter’s eyes are bright. She laughs, her fearless grin illuminating her face—blue eyes playful and mischievous. With the vigor of a two-year-old, she embraces each task, every game, with confidence and delight. I gaze at her in wonderment, absorbing her beautiful countenance. My focus returns to those … Read More

Together we can stop bullying, by Alicia Michaels

Together we can stop bullying! by Alicia Michaels When I was a junior in high school, I came upon a boy in the hallway being bullied. He had special needs. The sad thing was, he did not even realize he was being made fun of. Everyone around him did, though, and it angered me to see it happening. The other … Read More

Cover Reveal of The Key by Jennifer Anne Davis

Cover Reveal: THE KEY by Jennifer Anne Davis Estimate Release Date: November 16, 2013 Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Young Adult – Fantasy Within these pages lie kingdoms with castles and princes who fall in love with fair maidens, but make no mistake−this is no fairytale.  His father’s kingdom is on the brink of upheaval and at the center of … Read More

A poem about bullying by Lauren Nicolle Taylor

A poem about bullying by Lauren Nicolle Taylor People say these things. Do they know? Sometimes it’s like a slap in the face But mostly it feels like A barb Something sharp and burrowing A word that keeps hurting It knows you You wrap around it and can’t Let go Shaking it free takes painful practice Even then it still … Read More

A Three-Step Strategy Kids (and Adults) Can Use to Combat Bullying By Gabrielle Arrowsmith

A Three-Step Strategy Kids (and Adults) Can Use to Combat BullyingBy Gabrielle Arrowsmith, Author of: Concealed in the Shadows The dialogue below is an excerpt from Concealed in the Shadows where the story’s main character, Sydney, is listening to an eight-year-old boast about her retaliation against an insult: Lysia doesn’t allow a beat of silence as her mother exits the laundromat. … Read More