Archives for December 2012

Helping Children After a Major Event

After today’s events, I wanted to share this article with you on how to help your children through terrible events. Helping Children Exposed to Shocking Events By Patty Wipfler Here is an overview of some of her main points in her article on what parents should do: “1. Shield them from the media. 2. Offer […]

How to Survive The Holidays

I wanted to share with you two blog posts that were done through staff at The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA).  If you have been a victim of sexual assault or abuse, the holidays can be especially difficult when you end up being in the same event as the person who sexually assaulted or […]

What We Know About the Impact of Bullying

Bullying is linked to long-term problems for children including poor school performance, illness, anxiety, depression, diminished self-confidence, and feelings of isolation.  Charisse Nixon of Penn State University, Erie and Stan Davis, co-leader of the Youth Voice Research Project decided to conduct a survey of more than 13,000 youth in grades 5 through 12.  All of […]