Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Bullied Children

Every morning I wake up to hear the news on tv. The tv automatically turns on every morning at 6 am. This morning, I hear a story that continues to be heard, different kid, different town, same story. Growing up, I did not have a bully in my life but I do remember some people who were bullies. I stayed away from them. I never saw them bullying anyone, I just saw them trying to act tough around everyone. The only incident I do remember was in middle school. Let me take you back to middle school. I was a nerd, still am. Proud to be. I grew up being in the advance classes, honors, PRE IB, whatever tell call them in your school. And when I am very friendly. I make everyone my friend. A girl wanted to pick on me and even told me she was going to Kick my you know what after school. I was scared like most kids. I did everything possible to avoid this girl, and ignored her. Eventually I guess she picked one someone else. She never picked on me again after that. I stood my ground, and never told anyone about this incident. I just remember being in the girls locker room with so much chaos going on. Her and her friends threatening me. As they circled around me, yelling at me. I was in my pep squad uniform, trying to change for gym class. I hear them taunting me, as finally the coach comes in. This is the worst feeling ever. I feel that I had a great group of friends to shelter me from all of this. They were my support system. Some kids dont have this at home or at school. I have a son and we try to talk to him everyday. I hope we are not missing anything. I would hate for something like this to happen to anyone, especially to hit home. We as adults made it, and for some we just live with the scars or memories of the past, but that makes us stronger. If you know someone who needs help or you need help here is some information. Don't let it be to to your kids today. At the bottom of the page I have the news story I heard this morning from Channel 26 news.

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Self-Defense for Bullied Children

The death of 13-year-old Asher Brown is still fresh on everyone's mind. The teen took his life after he was often bullied at school. There are ways children can react when confronted by bullies.
Story and video are from Fox 26 News

I wrote this because our children are our future. It is our job to help them. Now a days you have to protected from everything.

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