Getting Bullied

Giving Kids a Fighting Chance

Malkin Dare | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada Impact
Malkin Dare

Everyone agrees that there is more bullying these days and that it could be handled better. However, no one is asking why the incidence of bullying has increased so markedly. People used to think that bullies act the way they do because they suffer from low self-esteem. The truth turned out to be exactly the opposite.

My Bullied Daughter's Loneliness Haunted Me

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Living
Amber Rehman

My daughter would come home sad everyday. She would cry every week. We would have pep talks regularly, but I could not mend her broken heart. I could not take back the words kids said to my child. Her loneliness haunted me. As a mother, I was watching a child dying on the inside. It was like watching a beautiful flower wilting in the cold.

Bullied for Being Different

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Living
Amber Rehman

When I discovered that my daughter was having a hard time adjusting to school a few years back, I did everything I could to make sure she understood that making friends was an easy task. If I learned something from my life, it's that we have some of our worst experiences as kids, so that we can grow up with thick skins and deal with the adult world.

Warning to Bullies From a Former Bullied Kid

Jennifer Buttler | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada Living
Jennifer Buttler

After hearing all the stories in the news about young women committing suicide after being bullied for weeks/months/years, I had to sit back and ponder. I was bullied for years. How bad did it get? Bad. Am I overreacting? No.