Money Tree — Extra Cash for the Holidays

Note: This post was written by a guest author. The holiday season is just around the corner!  I had a rude awakening last week when I realized I just have five more paychecks until December 25th arrives. That got me thinking about how to bring in extra money, not just for the holidays but to help provide a nice cushion …

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Dealing with Bullying

Note: This post was written by a guest author.   Below is the final installment of our first bullying series.  If you personally have any tips or insight on how to manage and get through a bullying situation, please sound off below in the Comments section. How should a parent react to hearing that their child is being a bully? …

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Roles in Bullying

Note: This post was written by a guest author.   Welcome to the third installment of our series on bullying. Again, much appreciation goes out to Jackie Summers, Bullying Prevention Specialist for Akron Public Schools, for the insightful dialogue below: What are the roles of peers with the bullied/bully? Most kids think it’s not cool to bully, and feel they …

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Bullying & Gender

Note: This post was written by a guest author.   Here is the second installment of our expanded four part series on bullying.  Below continues my conversation with Jackie Summers, Bullying Prevention Specialist for the Akron Public Schools. Before we get into the varying ways that boys and girls bully, let me ask if there are some types of kids …

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The Basis of Bullying

Note: This post was written by a guest author.   Everyone is talking about it: from parents across America to Anderson Cooper and Justin Beiber, from Neil Patrick Harris, and Tim McGraw, to Ellen DeGeneres.  They are all talking about bullying.  But it is with a sad heart that this is what I’m blogging about.  Here in Northeast Ohio, bullying …

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