My eldest just entered the school system this year, and I thought it would be appropriate to teach him the fine line that exists between teasing and taunting. I wanted him to understand that crossing that line could result in hurtful feelings. I also wanted to let him know how he should respond if he ever found himself the target of emotional bullying someday.
We borrowed the book “Just Kidding” from the library and it turned out to be a fantastic resource on that very topic.
Title: Just Kidding
Author: Trudy Ludwig (with a preface by Stan Davis, founder of www.stopbullyingnow.com)
Illustrated by: Adam Gustavson
“D.J., you may never know exactly why kids like Vince are mean to you. But I do think it has more to do with what’s going on with him than with you” Continue reading Just Kidding: Curled up With a Good Book
Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!