Bullying Parents May Lead Kids to Bully, Study Finds

Parents who are often angered by their kids increase the risk of turning their child into a bully. Credit: Getty Images
Want to stop your kid from being a bully? Start talking and stop getting mad.
A new study finds parents who are ...
Parents who communicate with their kids are unlikely to raise bullies.

Girl Who Beat Cancer is Cyber Bullied by Best Friend

A 14-year-old who lost a leg in her battle over cancer at the age of 10 had to face a new threat -- a cyber bully -- who turned out to be her best friend. Justine Williams, of North Andover, Mass., tells CBS Boston she is hopeful that telling ...A middle school girl finds out her best friend was also her cyber bully.

Alleged Bully Speaks Out on 'Today,' Claims He Was the Victim

Last week, when a video of a child who fought back against his bully went viral, the victim, 16-year-old Casey Heynes, became an instant hero and was applauded for his courage. Richard Gale, 12, was captured on camera outside of the boys' hig...
Last week, when a video of a child who fought back against his bully went viral, the victim, 16-year-old Casey Heynes, became an instant hero and was applauded for his courage. This morning, Gale appeared on the "Today" show, claiming there is more to the story than what the video shows.

School Bully Revenge Video Goes Viral

<p><a data-cke-saved-href="http://video.dailytelegraph.com.au/1841676941/Shocking-school-fight-video" href="http://video.dailytelegraph.com.au/1841676941/Shocking-school-fight-vi...Kids fights back against alleged bully while whole world cheers.

Florida Book Project Puts Kids Inside Bullies' Heads

William Orr, right, gets help from teacher Matt Ferrelli on his anti-bullying story, as Javier Palau, 12, listens on. Credit: Sarah Dussault, Sun Sentinel / MCT
"If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril." Thu...

Bullies and Their Victims Often Share Similar Backgrounds, Study Shows

Portrait of a troubled child: He feels bad about himself. He handles himself poorly in social situations. He feels overwhelmed and powerless, especially in the face of conflict. Unfortunately, he may experience more than his share of conflict at ho...

Schools Uncertain How to Handle Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a growing concern in schools. Credit: Getty Images
Schools today are facing difficult and complex decisions on whether -- and how -- they should deal with cyberbullying. High tech bullying, which ranges from barrages of teas...

New York Lawmakers Agree: Bullying is Bad, Bill Sent to Governor

New York could be the latest state to pass anti-bullying legislation. Credit: Getty Images
After nearly 10 years of debating the subject, New York lawmakers agree that bullying is a bad thing. They sent the anti-bullying Dignity for All Stud...

'Sack Tapping' Sounds Like a Nutty Trend, but It Hits Boys Where It Hurts

Sack tapping is a kick in the pants. Credit: Miguel Riopa, AFP / Getty Images
Bored, son? Why don't you round up some of the boys around the neighborhood and kick each other in the testicles? Everyone's doing it. Well, not everyone, of cours...

Boy, 14, Allegedly Tattooed Against His Will By Bullies

A 14-year-old boy in Concord, N.H., claims he was bullied into getting a tattoo on his buttocks May 10. His father tells the local paper, the New Hampshire Union Leader, that bullies at Concord High School threatened to beat the boy if he did...

Opinion: Bully, or Frightened Prey in the Jungle of Junior High?

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I raised my son according to the Law of the Jungle. Not the real jungle. Rudyard Kipling's jungle. Rudyard Kipling is the British author who wrote "The Jungle Book." If you haven'...

'Bully List' Irks Parent When Her Son Makes the Top 6

Teachers at Wire Village School in Spencer, Mass., asked students to make a list of the school's biggest bullies. Danielle Gebo complained when Tom, her 11-year-old son, was suspended from recess for not only making the list, but ranking in...

Was Princess Aiko of Japan a Victim of Bullying?

Princess Aiko might be the victim of bullying. Credit: Shuji Kajiyama, AP
The next time your child comes home and complains of being bullied, you can say it happens to everyone. Even a real-life princess. The BBC reports that 8-year-old Prin...

Mom Sues After Teachers Put Boy's Hair In Ponytails

An Ohio teacher and her aide say they thought it would be funny to tie an 11-year-old boy's long hair in ponytails and parade him around the school. They may not be laughing anymore. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the women are now defendant...

Bullied to Death

17-year-old Mentor, Ohio High School student Eric Mohat was the target of relentless verbal and physical abuse from his fellow students. In March of 2007, Eric committed suicide after one of his tormentors said, "Why don't you go home and shoot yours...


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