Nothing breaks my heart more, than to hear a story about a child being hurt. Whether they were hurt in a car accident, abused by an adult, mistreated verbally or even shoved on the playground…my heart feels it all, and their pain is mine…in a huge way.
It is now the year 2016, and we are still having the same discussion about Bullying that we had 10 years ago. We are going to continue to have this discussion, simply because parents are choosing to not have the “proper” conversations with their children, in their homes.
Kids today are still not being taught empathy, compassion, patience, sensitivity and the simple difference between right and wrong. And because of this lack of teaching, other kids are being bullied, murdered and even forced into feeling that the only way out of their pain, is to commit suicide. How long are we going to stand by and watch the innocent suffer? What is it going to take to get YOU to stand up and voice your displeasure in the direction of those who are offending? Change can only come when we all take a stand… not just one of us, not just a race of us, not just a gender of us, and not just a class of us. It’s going to take ALL of us to make a difference. And since that’s all of us who bleed ‘red,’ YOU are included in that number. We must go back to being a village when it comes to raising our children, or we are destined to be tagged as a nation of monsters.
We matter all.
I know this is old, but I’d like you to take a peek at the BULLY CHAT. If you’re not moved to make a change after watching this, there’s something wrong…and you should stand in front of a mirror and take a long hard look at the person staring back at you.
Better parenting = better children. What’s your take on that?
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