Bullying Victim Urges Others To Step Up

As a child, I was always an easy target for bullies. In school, I was constantly taunted with hurtful comments and mean-spirited teasing by my classmates. What made it worse, no one stood up for me.  Why was I bully’s dream?  I was born with no limbs. Yet, I didn’t...

Fun Ways To Teach Kids Financial Responsibility

Teaching kids about financial responsibility is one of the most important jobs that a parent has. Yet many parents don’t realize they should be doing so, think that they’re not qualified to instill good financial sense in their kids or assume that...

How The Educational Gender Gap May Be Biological

As parents, we all know there is an obvious gender gap. For a long time parents have suspected there were also some less than obvious differences as well. These non-scientific observations on gender gap are now backed-up by a variety of medical and educational...

An Act of Kindness Can Help Create Bully Free Schools

The award winning Boom Boom! Teen Deck offers many act of kindness ideas that can help school communities become bully free.    SANTA CRUZ, CA – September 28, 2011 – Over the years, school districts have made attempts to implement acts of kindness programs and...