Bully Advice for Kids
Bullies can make you feel: Sad,
depressed, angry, vendeful, scared, confused.
How a Bully Becomes a Bully
- He is angry.
- Someone might have bullied him in the
- He has a low self-esteem. He thinks
controlling you will help him feel better about
- He might have been exposed to a lot of
violence in the media. (TV, books...) A lot of
movies make violence look cool. But if you look
closer, the "good guy" is always cooler!
- His caretakers might have lacked in
supervision. They might have been too busy to
teach him how wrong it is to hurt others. Or
maybe they spoiled him, making him think he can
do anything he wants, including bullying!
©2012 Kathy Noll
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In violence, we forget who we are. - Mary
Noll is the co-author of Taking
the Bully by the Horns.
She has had her short stories/articles published in
magazines along with interviews, helped NBC news
monitor a classroom in Philadelphia for bullying
behavior, and also helped many people with their
own bully problems through her book, educational
and family related Internet chats, message board
hosting, and e-mail. She has also spoken on radio
and television shows discussing the topics of
school violence and self-esteem. Most recently she
appeared with co-author Dr. Carter on the Montel
Williams show where they talked to kids about
bullies, and promoted their book, "Taking the Bully
by the Horns." She also works as a consultant for
various TV News & Talk Shows. Her second book,
Encounters with Every-Day Angels, is a
workbook on bullying and character development that
can be used in the classroom. www.kathynoll.com
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