Posts by Mona Symone
My Kid Was Bullied: When Should I CONFRONT to the OTHER Parent?
As a parent, few things will break your heart like seeing your child hurt due to bullying. Besides the fear, low self-esteem, sadness, and loneliness that accompany bullying, your kid may also experience devastating physical symptoms. Worse still, bullying is one of the reasons many children develop suicidal thoughts and kill themselves. So, it’s understandable…Read More
LGBTQ Bullying: Its Effect on Kids and Possible Solutions
“Bullying is killing our kids. Being different is killing our kids, and the kids who are bullying are dying inside. We have to save our kids whether they’re bullying or being bullied. They’re all in pain” — Cat Cora Children should always feel safe and confident as they learn in school. But sadly, that’s not…Read More
Boosting Teen Self-Esteem: How Can We Stop Self-Bullying?
Christine Arylo says she can never forget the day she found out that she had a mean girl living in her head. You know, that inner voice that drives you to self-sabotage, overthink, overwork, and over-do-everything-else? I can relate to hearing those self-limiting voices, and perhaps you can too. If you didn’t already know, that…Read More
Snitching: Why Kids Say Nothing and The Consequences of Staying Silent
“Snitches get stitches” has fast become an unwritten rule among school children. It’s a threat to kids who may want to report illegal activity to their parents or anyone in authority.Read More
Teen Dating Violence – Protecting Your Teen
Your child doesn’t have to be an unruly teen to suffer teen dating violence or any form of bullying. So, if your kid is dating someone, it’s best to watch out for these signs.Read More
Bullying: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
A child is abused every 47 seconds, and 700,00 children are abused every year in the USA. These alarming figures should scare everyone into action. Let’s stop child abuse!Read More
Being Me: Stress Awareness: Kids, Tweens & Teens
One major misconception is that childhood is stress-free and all fun. Read why this is dangerously false and why we need to be more aware of the stress our children go through.Read More
Parenting: National Children’s Picture Book Day!
When children are afraid, their vivid imaginations can quickly turn “simple” shadows into creepy shapes and figures. Read how this charming book can help kids face their fears!Read More
Being Me: Five Essential Steps to Help Your Teen Achieve Mental Wellness
Your child’s mental health is as important as their physical health. Let’s combat mental health amongst our teens today so it does not affect them as an adult later.Read More
Single Parenting: The Superpower We Didn’t Know We Had
Not all heroes wear capes. Cliche? Maybe a little. But there are no truer words, especially for single parents. While parents everywhere face peculiar challenges raising children, single-parent families feel the heat in double doses.Read More