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New Book Review Calls Baffle That Bully a Great Resource & Strategy Guide for Parents

We are so excited to share this positive book review of Baffle That Bully! Scott Scheff calls Baffle That Bully “a great resource and strategy guide to prepare your child just in case or for dealing with any type of stressful or negative situation.” Thank you to Scott Scheff for the lovely review and to Sue Scheff for sharing it on her blog. You can read Scott Scheff’s Full Review of Baffle That Bully here.

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Believe in Yourself

Confidence building quote written in sand at beach: Believe in Yourself

  “Believe in Yourself” One of many positive quotes by Baffle That Bully! ********** We encourage you to: Share, Re-Post, Like, Pin, Download, Print, or otherwise use to remind someone of how great they are! Please don’t alter in any way. BaffleThatBully.com MUST remain on the image.  

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Chase Anichini, Co-Author of Baffle That Bully, Receives Award from The Optimist Club

Children's Challenge Award from The Optimist Club Presented to Chase Anichini Co-Author of Baffle That Bully

We are thrilled to announce that Chase Anichini has received the Vic Kops Children’s Challenge Award from The Optimist Club of Del Mar/Solana Beach in the area of Humanities – Writing/Drama. The Vic Kops Children’s Challenge Awards are given to elementary school aged children who have challenged themselves to achieve excellence in one of six categories (Arts, Community Service, Courage, Fellowship, Humanities, and Science) at a young age. Chase was recognized for taking the negative experience of being bullied and transforming it into something  positive and enduring. She co-wrote Baffle That Bully! to help other bullied children realize that they are not alone and that they have the power to change …

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The Signs of Bullying I Should Have Seen

14 Signs of Bullying can help parents determine if their child is a target of bullying

When I look at my daughter today, I see a happy, loving, vibrant, confident 10-year-old. No one would ever guess that she struggled for 2 years with bullies who constantly picked on her, called her names, and told her that nobody liked her. Even though she is fine, I still want to kick myself for not realizing sooner that my child was the target of bullying. Were there signs that I missed? Should I have read more into her behaviors? The answers, of course, are yes. But I’m not going to beat myself up with thoughts of “what if …” or “if only I had …” Instead, I’m going to …

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Bully Baffler Scarlett Jones is Ready to Talk to Her Readers

Darling cartoon character Scarlett Jones wants to teach children how to Baffle That Bully

So, you’ve read the book Baffle That Bully! and met the heroine Scarlett Jones.  Scarlett showed you how to play The Game That Puts YOU in Control & Makes the Bully Lose Interest. But there is a lot of information packed into that little book of self-empowerment, isn’t there? As you’re learning to play the game and baffle YOUR bullies, Scarlett thought you might like to talk to her. Do you have some questions about how to play the game? Would you like some advice about how to handle a specific encounter with a bully? Could you use  a little extra support about how to keep your emotions under control when …

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10-Year-Old Author Teaches Kids How She Got Rid of Her Bullies

10-Year-Old Chase Anichini, Co-Author of Baffle That Bully, holding her book

4th grader Chase Anichini knows what it’s like to be bullied. For more than 2 years she dealt with kids who constantly picked on her, called her names and told her that nobody liked her. She tried ignoring them, she tried reporting them to the teacher, and she tried avoiding them. But no matter what she did, the bullies continued to verbally abuse her. So, Chase realized she had a choice to make: either allow those kids to continue to make her life miserable or take control of the situation. “I decided not to give in,” said Chase. “There was no way I was going to allow those bullies to …

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