LIGHTING THEIR WAY HOME BULLYING AWARENESS – FIGHTING THE EPIDEMIC
Welcome family – to the first post in Lighting Their Way Home’s Bullying Awareness Program! Every second Wednesday we will be posting articles on bullying – what it is, the statistics, the myths, our school prevention programs, stories from children who have been bullied etc. – and we are going to begin educating ourselves on what we can do to protect our children and combat bullying in our society. So let’s get right to it!
DID YOU KNOW – 2.7 million children are bullied every year.
What is bullying? Bullying is the act of one person using strength or status to infringe on another person, whether with insults, threats, physical harm, ostracism or infringing on their boundaries in any way. Bullying is basically a form of intimidation or domination toward someone who is perceived as being weaker. It…
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