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Bullies 101

When my son was bullied, I reacted like most dads and walked over to the bully and asked him if it made him feel like a big man antagonizing a fifth-grader. I then explained to him what antagonizing means.

The Gripe List

My notepad is filled with half-baked thoughts and observations that will never see the light of day. Then again, maybe today can be that day.

Like Bully, Like Kid

No longer limited to pushes on the playground, bullying is now often a 24/7 ordeal, thanks to the surge in social media and the popularity (and anonymity) of mass texting.

Amazing Manners

When a 3-year-old boy ran up to Elise McVeigh and properly, genially introduced his friends to her, she knew she…

Error of Entitlement

Jim Fay, co-author of From Innocence to Entitlement: A Love and Logic Cure for the Tragedy of Entitlement, observes that entitlement is a growing epidemic in our culture.

Children Anonymous

What happens to kids of alcoholics who grow up and become parents themselves? A look at one woman whose world unraveled and how, with help, she put it all back together.