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Stop Bullying | Paradigm Malibu

How to Stop Bullying in Schools

Between one-quarter and one-third of students in America say they have been bullied in school. Most bullying happens in middle school, but it also occurs in elementary and high school. As a parent, it can be devastating to find out that your child has been bullied. Bullying causes low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and, in severe…

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How to Prevent Cyberbullying | Paradigm Malibu

Parents, Here’s How to Prevent Cyberbullying

What is Cyberbullying?   Parents might remember old movies in which children walk home from school and are harassed by older bullies in the neighborhood. Although this form of bullying still exists, new forms of bullying have emerged that reflect a growing social experience online. Sadly, children and teens may be harassed through the many…

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Adolescent Bullying Issues | Paradigm Malibu

How Parents Can Help With Adolescent Bullying Issues

Bullying is an experience that many teens around the country endure. Sadly, teens participate in adolescent bullying sometimes without really knowing they are causing harm. Social media, texting, and other forms of non-face-to-face contact make it easy for teens to be harmful to each other. As a result, those who experience adolescent bullying issues can…

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Teens: Stick with a Healthy Dose of Social Media

  It’s fun to hang out online. There are friends from school and even those you’ve never met and the connections are fun to have. In fact, you might have a bit of a different personality online than you do at school. You might love spending time on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Yet, if you…

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Too Much Social Media Tied to Poor Teen Mental Health

This might not come to a surprise to parents and teachers, but too much online activity, particularly social media, can contribute to poor teen mental health. In fact, this is not is not the first article to address this issue. Yet, there was another recent article published on this topic on WebMD who drew their…

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Parents, Teachers, and Teens: Check out the New York Times | Paradigm Malibu

Parents, Teachers, and Teens: Check out the New York Times

We are always reading about the problems, the challenges, and the worst scenarios that get lived out in the lives of teens in the media. We frequently read about the depression, the anxiety, and the bipolar disorders that teens endure and the mess that’s created as a result. We read about all their troubles.  …

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