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BE A CLOWN

I love the perspective, The Red Headed Authoress, shares with us today.  This girl was all smiles when I met her, so really, I wasn’t surprised to get such a wonderful contribution from her.  Please give her the warmest of welcomes and check out her website and say hello! Be a Clown By The Red…

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A BULLY’S SMILE

Today my guest is Mel at PushingOurLimits.  She wrote a poem that represents the devastation and harm bullying can produce.  Please welcome the talented lovely Mel Douleur. A BULLY’S SMILE by Mel Douleur I smiled at you. A hope of what might be And with what I thought was grace You smiled back at me.…

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PONYTAIL PRISONER

I am a mom with a ten year old daughter, who is struggling to raise a strong individual who will also be a compassionate friend. Trust me, it is a balancing act to create confident girls that don’t become over-confident “Mean Girls.”  Girls can be downright vicious to their own gender and it is ever…

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AM I THE BULLY, HERE?

I am going to be a bit vulnerable today before I introduce today’s guest.  Her post inspired me to do some of own internal reflecting. I am just now getting back into the swing of working out again.  I could work out at home, and do on occasion, but I hate it.  There is really…

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BEATING THE FINAL BULLY

As promised earlier today here is my friend Lizzi with her bully post.  Her story serves as a reminder of how important our jobs are as guardians and the village as a whole.  We can’t protect our children from all the bad things that can and will happen but we can do our best to…

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LET ME LOVE YOU ANYWAY…

Today I am very happy to host my closest friend Lizzi and her blog post on bullying. BUT FIRST… I want to start your day with a poem we wrote several weeks back.  I saved it because I love the message and feel it represents a wonderfully compassionate attitude.  We all have moments when we need…

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BUILDING FROM BULLYING

On March 20th bloggers from all over the world will be blogging under the topic BUILDING FROM BULLYING with the hashtag #1000Speak.  We as a community understand the damage that occurs to both those who are bullied and the bully themselves and we want to make a difference. OUR WORDS MATTER!  We share our experiences…