Bullies like to push people’s buttons. They like to hurt and embarrass others. They like to make people angry. If you're being bullied, or are seeing someone else being bullied, it's probably making you very angry. You may feel like s...Read more →
Carrying on Kennedy’s Voice
Kennedy Leroy was a remarkable young man who tragically took his own life on June 12, 2015, in part due to bullying. The local news resonated with Sierra Phelps, a recent graduate of Ayala High School, who was also bullied throughout her school years. Reaching out to the community, offering to lend an ear and a support system in honor of Kennedy, Sierra sparked a movement to carry on Kennedy’s Voice. Now, with the aid of community leaders, students, parents, concerned citizens and more, Kennedy’s Voice hopes to become a resource to prevent bullying through videos, advice, how-tos, and this blog. Follow along as we work together to end bullying once and for all.
The pain, the suffering, the internal struggles and low self-esteem. The heartache, the isolation, the depression – so many emotions and thoughts run through a young individual’s mind when they are subjected to the torments of teasing, taunting and relentless ...Read more →
By Brenda Corderman As a parent, you want to know right away if someone is harming your child, right? Of course. Any good parent would. And, if you were asked whether you could tell if your child is depressed or not, just by being around them, you’d...Read more →
Today, we live in a society where it is okay to sit in silence over things that matter because pain has a way of keeping us quiet. Pain makes us think that we're alone and that no one else can possibly understand how we feel. It's also popular in ...Read more →
Now that the school year has begun, I am again reminded that this time is not easy for everyone. I know that for me, it was never easy going back to a school where I felt unsafe. The weeks leading up to it, I began isolating myself and had a short temper. Thou...Read more →