A teen in Alberta received a message on her Facebook asking her to kill herself. Instead of getting upset she decided to do something positive. Caitlin Prater-Haacke made a ton of positive Post-It Notes and posted them all over her school. However, the school didn't think they were that great of an idea?
A mother in Florida finally had enough of her daughter being bullied. After picking up her daughter from school and seeing the two fighting. She stepped in and ended up beating up the 12-year old bully. Then, found herself in handcuffs.
You know I do not get riled up about many things but this video really ticked me off to the point I had tears running down my checks. A 5th grade Michigan teacher by the name of Nicole McVey decided it was appropriate to record a video of one of her students who as Asperger's Syndrome after he got stuck in a chair. Not only that, the principal of the school decided to join in teasing the boy.
Bullies have been around since the beginning of time. However, as the years progress so do the bullies, but it seems more and more people are taking a stand against bully. One aunt in Oregon wasn't OK with the fact that her nephew was being bullied so she turned to facebook for help.
The subject of bullying has come up a lot in my life lately, both from friends and my kids. In varying ways, in different forms, we have all been bullied. I truly don't believe that anyone can claim to have never in their lives been picked on, teased or ridiculed. Bullying is a universal experience. If you ask most adults, I bet they would say that they want bullying to stop. Parents and teachers