Category Archives: Overcome Bullying

Is Miranda Sings a Champion for the Oddball Inside All of Us?

Girls in character before Miranda Sings concert

When my friend and I agreed to take our daughters (ages 11 and 12) to see Miranda Sings, I told myself to have an open mind and try to see Miranda through my daughter’s eyes. So, I prepared myself for some silly entertainment, but, honestly, I wondered if I would last through the first 10 minutes. Well, not only did I last through the show, but I laughed out loud and enjoyed every minute of it! I’m pleased to report that not only is this anti-bullying advocate now a fan of Miranda Sings, but she sees Miranda as a champion for oddball inside all of us. Now, for anyone whose …

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Our Ability to Control How Negative Forces Impact Our Lives from “A Platform for Good”

Amy Jones Anichini Co-Author of Baffle That Bully and Anti-Bullying Advocate

1/1/15 Update: FOSI recently changed the name of A Platform for Good to Good Digital Parenting. This article and all links have been updated to reflect that change. After our Co-Author Amy Jones Anichini wrote The Power of Positive Communication for FOSI’s Good Digital Parenting, they invited her to contribute another article. This time, Amy discusses how we can take control of negative encounters with other people and make steps toward breaking the cycle of negativity that seems so prevalent these days. When you’re on the receiving end of harsh words, you feel hurt and powerless. You might think your only options are retaliating or retreating into yourself to try …

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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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