Monthly Archives: August 2016
Do you worry about your kids being bullied at school? My girls are adults, so I haven’t thought about this for a while, but a recent study found 8-of-10 parents are worried their children might get bullied.1
There is cause for concern when 22% of students ages 12-18 were bullied at school; and 20% of high school students say they were bullied on school property at least once in the past 12 months.2
Bullying can be direct (happening in the presence of the targeted person) or it can be indirect (accomplished by spreading rumors and telling others to exclude the targeted person). It can be physical, verbal or relational (social isolation, rumor spreading, posting of embarrassing images, etc.).
Kids with special health needs—such as diabetes, epilepsy or food allergies—may have a higher risk of being bullied. One of the reasons why N-Style ID created medical jewelry that is stylish and fun is to help minimize the stigma of health concerns. Continue reading