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Back to School Empowerment: I am Titanium

Image of kids holding hands in victory pose on a mountain top at sunrise with empowering quote by David Guetta and Sia: You shoot me down, but I won't fall. I am Titanium.

    Image of kids holding hands in victory pose on a mountain top at sunrise with empowering quote by David Guetta and Sia: “You shoot me down, but I won’t fall. I am Titanium.” This is an awesome quote for back-to-school! No matter what anyone says, know that you are fine just as you are. It’s that old stick and stones thing. I know lots of bloggers, tweeters, and Facebookers have been saying lately that those words really DO hurt, and we need to work on being more kind. I agree completely! We need to work toward a world where everyone treats each other with kindness and respect. But, …

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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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You Have Power

Red to orange gradient background with empowering quote: The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any

  “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker You have power! Believe it. We understand just how powerless you can feel when people are being mean to you or emotionally and verbally bullying you. But we want to remind you that you do have the right to be yourself and the power to hold your head high. The bullies are the ones with the problem – not you. Sometimes it’s helpful to learn some steps for managing encounters with bullies, mean kids, or even rude adults. Baffle That Bully teaches 3 steps to follow each time you encounter …

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With Just One Smile

Parchment paper background with positive quote: With just one smile you can make a person's day. That person might even be you!

    “With just one smile you can make a person’s day. That person might even be you!” by Amy Jones Anichini, Co-Author of Baffle That Bully! Positive Quotes artwork from BaffleThatBully.com ********** We encourage you to: Share, Re-Post, Like, Pin, Download, or Print as a reminder that the simplest of gestures, such as a smile, can make all the difference. Please don’t alter in any way. Original quote, person or character to whom quote is attributed, and BaffleThatBully.com MUST remain on the image.

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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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No One Can Make You Feel Small

Blue sky background with empowering quote: No one can make you feel small unless you agree to feel small.

  “No one can make you feel small unless you agree to feel small” – Tiger Lily Positive Quotes artwork from Baffle That Bully! ********** We encourage you to: Share, Re-Post, Like, Pin, Download, or Print as a reminder that you are the only one who gets to decide how you feel! Please don’t alter in any way. Original quote, person or character to whom quote is attributed, and BaffleThatBully.com MUST remain on the image.  Quote source: “What Makes the Brave Man Brave” song from Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. musical.        

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The Power of Positive Communication 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 links have been updated to reflect that change. Baffle That Bully! co-author Amy Jones Anichini wrote an article recently about the ripple effect of positive communication for A Platform for Good (now called Good Digital Parenting) – a division of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). You can read the full article here: The Power of Positive Communication It’s amazing how what starts with just one person can spread. Today, try to improve your relationship with someone (your child, your spouse, a friend or co-worker) by giving that person your full, …

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Baffle That Bully Co-Authors to Speak at CSROA Bullying Conference 2013 in San Diego

Amy Jones Anichini and Chase Anichini: Baffle That Bully Co-Authors, Anti-Bullying Advocates, Speakers

  We are thrilled to announce that Baffle That Bully Co-Authors Amy Jones Anichini and Chase Anichini will be speaking at the California School Resource Officers’ Association (CSROA) Bullying Conference 2013 in SanDiego Oct 28-29th.  Our session is entitled Baffle That Bully: A Mother and Daughter Share Their Story and Strategy for Empowering the Target. We’ll cover 5 main topics: 1. How we discovered our child was the target of emotional and verbal bullying 2. Who helped in making things better 3. The 3 Step Strategy we created that helped our daughter turn encounters with bullies into a game 4. How we transformed this negative experience into something positive 5. …

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Don’t Let Anyone Bring You Down!

Sunny day at beach with empowering quote: Don't Let Anyone Bring You Down

  “Don’t Let Anyone Bring You Down!” – Scarlett Jones One of many positive quotes by Baffle That Bully! ********** We encourage you to: Share, Re-Post, Like, Download, Print, or otherwise use to empower someone! Please don’t alter in any way. BaffleThatBully.com MUST remain on the image.  

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We CAN Control How We Feel

Empowering quote from Baffle That Bully heroine Scarlett: We CAN control how we FEEL about what rude or mean people say

  “We simply can’t control what comes out of other people’s mouths. However, we can control how we feel about what they say” – Scarlett Jones One of many positive quotes by Baffle That Bully! ********** We encourage you to: Share, Re-Post, Like, Pin, Download, or Print as a reminder that you are the only one who gets to decide how you feel! Please don’t alter in any way. BaffleThatBully.com MUST remain on the image.  

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