What to do if you experience Cyber Bullying

Yesterday I wrote about a post sharing other bloggers experiences of cyber bullying. You can read it here. Following on from this post, I wanted to share with you some help and advice on what you can do if you, or someone you know has experienced cyber bullying. What is Cyber Bullying? Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. Cyberbullying and Cyberharassment are also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers. Cyberbullying is when someone, typically teens, bully or harass others on social media sites. (Source) What to do… [Read More]

Cyber Bullying Stories: Make It Stop

Having been the victim of cyber bullying myself, I was curious to find out how many other people have been affected by it. My husband has recently been on the end of cyber bullying, read more about this here, so I was curious to hear from other bloggers about their experiences and what they think we can do to #makeitstop. Tune into the blog tomorrow for help and advice if you’ve experienced Cyber Bullying. Your Experiences Anon So a few years ago I was subject to what would be the modern day equivalent of a witch hunt. People who I… [Read More]

Butterfly, Labels, Transgender and Bullies

This post is probably going to be a long one, but if you can bear with me and make it to the end, I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below. This post is a bit of a random mash of thoughts I’ve had this week, but somehow they’re all closely related. Stick with it! Butterfly My husband and I recently watched the ITV drama, Butterfly. Image source Butterfly follows the journey of 11 year old Max who reveals to his family that he has Gender Identification Disorder. Put simply, Max was born a boy, but he feels… [Read More]

Cartoon Network and Childline team up for new Anti-Bullying Initiative

Melvin & Gunther

One of my biggest concerns about being a parent is the issue of bullying. I was bullied when I was in school and it was a terrible experience. I was afraid to go to school. I was even afraid to walk to and from school in case I saw my bullies. This is a feeling that I never want my children to feel, yet it seems in todays modern world bullying is as bad as ever. So many times I’ve looked at my Facebook newsfeed and have seen people sharing videos of school children being attacked. It’s awful and yet… [Read More]