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Director of Development Sarah Conner: “Why I Say YES to YOUTH” Director of Development Sarah Conner shares her heart for the Just Say YES mission, and explains how your North Texas Giving Day gift impacts students’ lives in our community. Having lived in the great city of Dallas, Texas for 25 years, philanthropy has always been a...

What to do if My Teen is Being Bullied or How to Accept the Fact that my Teen / Child is the Bully Today, some people think the words “bully” and “bullying” are associated too quickly to child behaviors, and that kids need to learn how to fend for themselves; that a little teasing here and...

7 Tips on How to Keep Your Teens Safe This Summer | Summer Ideas for Teens While also having fun in the sun! School is out and the sun is shining, meaning it’s time for water activities, barbeques, flip flops and fun times with friends. We want our teens to enjoy their time away from school,...

Brutal Boys versus Mean Girls: Male Bullying vs Female Bullying Exploring gender differences in bullying trends  Bullying can be difficult to pinpoint in a school setting because it doesn’t always look the same from case-to-case. The methods of bullying change from bully-to-bully. Methods also tend to look dramatically different between male bullying and female bullying. For instance, girls...

Bullying Prevention Programs: What is considered bullying, and how to teach kids to stand up to it, safely Does the word bullying make you immediately think of fights on a playground or shoving matches in the hallway? If you keep up with the news and trending topics, you know that unfortunately, in today’s world, our definitions...

6 Steps on How to End Bullying How to End Bullying in School Bullying has become a widespread problem both in and outside of schools. To answer the question of how to end bullying, it is important to note that no organization is completely free from bullying. No matter how great your child’s school district is, or...

Is My Child Being Bullied? 8 warning signs that your child might be a victim of bullying Kids who experience the fear, guilt, and shame of being bullied don’t always tell their parents or teachers that bullying is taking place. They might be afraid that they will be thought of as a tattletale, or that the bully...

Dating Violence: It’s a Teen Issue February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month. Did you know that dating violence is a teen issue? We all have images that spring to mind when we think of this kind of abuse, and more than likely none of them are teenagers.A plethora of high-profile cases like Ike...

How to Build a Bully-Free School 8 steps to a healthier classroom culture in a bully-free school In recent blog posts, we have focused a lot on how parents and educators can help bullies and targets on an individual level, but for a school-wide change in bullying, there are broader steps a campus or district can take...

Is That Really Bullying? The first step in the fight against bullying is to define what it is and what it isn’t. We all have a mental image attached to the word bullying that centers around schoolyard fights. However, in order to combat the very real problem of bullying in schools, we have to move beyond...