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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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Ask Scarlett: How Can I Help My Child Escape the Bully Who’s Everywhere? (Part 2 of 2)

Darling cartoon character Scarlett Jones the heroine of Baffle That Bully wants to help children handle encounters with bullies and mean kids

NOTE: When Scarlett answers questions from children and tweens, both of our authors (mother and daughter) are speaking as Scarlett. To answer parents’ questions, anti-bullying advocate and speaker Amy Jones Anichini, the mom of our mother/daughter writing team, takes the lead as she does in today’s post. Remember 5th grader Keith and his mom Susan who asked for advice about how to escape the bully who seems to be everywhere? We had so much to say to this mother and son that we needed 2 blog posts to cover it all. Make sure you read Part 1 of 2: Scarlett’s Response to Keith first. Then, come back here for Part 2 of 2 …

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