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Parents in the Know Podcast Episode 7 – Bullying Today

Parents in the Know Podcast

Bullying Today

This is the seventh episode of my podcast for parents and families who want to be in the know about major parenting concerns and issues. Bullying Today is the topic under discussion today.

You can listen to the podcast here:

 

 

See the show notes and great resource links below. Please leave a comment here if you’d like a topic discussed on the podcast, or if you have something to say about the content on this podcast. I can’t wait to hear from you!

A word from Emily M Morgan:

April 3rd, 2017

Hi everyone, this excellent article was recently brought to my attention and it fits well with the subject of this podcast. Take a look! Thanks to Sophie Hunt for bringing it to my attention. Protecting Children’s Privacy Online.

 

I want to know exactly what information you’d like to know. Send me a quick voice message – it’s completely free – and let me know your question, or what kind of expert or parent you might like to hear from, and I might build an episode just for you.

 

Full transcripts of this episode are available on the website, www.parentresourcecentre.com. Thanks for your support! Check out www.parentresourcecentre.com for more great resources and information for informed parents.

 

Show Notes

Bullying is as old as mankind. But today’s technological world means that bullies can continue to harass you even once you remove yourself from their location. Bullying today is a 24/7 activity. This is a particular concern for young adults and school children who are closely connected with multiple devices twenty four hours a day. Habits of bullying in childhood, whether thoughtless or carefully planned, can become habits of bullying into adulthood. On the other hand, once some adults encounter bullies outside of school life, either in their workplace or home environments, they can often rethink their former behaviour and feel deep regret.

Should we intervene when bullying occurs? When and how? What are the long term consequences of being a bully or a victim of bullying? Today’s podcast looks at bullying today and what parents can do about it.

In the next episode of Parents in the Know we will explore an aspect of family life that parents know too well and children know too little. Household chores, sharing the load and taking responsibility at any age, next time on Parents in the Know.

Thanks for listening.

 

Resources and Links

http://www.mouthsofmums.com.au/12-ways-to-keep-your-kids-safe-online/

https://www.esafety.gov.au/esafety-information

 

 

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