Posts Tagged ‘raising happy children’

Self-Esteem Websites Lingo Likes: STOMP Out Bullying

We sent Lingo on a journey through the web to find the best sites to help put an end to bullying. Upon our mascot’s return, we were lucky to learn about STOMP Out Bullying™. Here’s more information about them from their website:   STOMP Out Bullying™ is the leading national anti-bullying and cyberbullying organization for kids and teens in the U.S….

Recommended Books for Kids: Bullies Are A Pain In The Brain

Sadly, we live in a world where we sometimes encounter bullies. That’s why Bullies are a Pain in the Brain by Trevor Romain is one of our recommended books for kids to learn how to deal with bullying.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • While this book can be read at the…

Books to Prevent Bullying: Stand up for Yourself & Your Friends

Books for kids that help to prevent bullying and raise self-esteem have a high value in a world filled with bullies in school, outside of school, and even online.   That’s why “Stand Up for Yourself & Your Friends” by Patti Kelley Criswell is one of our recommended books to prevent bullying.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What…

Self-Esteem Books for Kids: How to Rock Braces and Glasses

Research shows that more than half of all children are involved in bullying either as a perpetrator, victim, or both on at least one occasion.  As parents, we have the power to help reduce bullying and improve self-esteem – that’s why How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston is one of Reading Kingdom’s recommended self-esteem books for kids. …

Books for Kids to Read: Blubber

Bullying is an important issue that has generated a lot of concern.  It’s important for children to learn that they can stick up for themselves – that’s why we recommend the book Blubber by Judy Blume.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: “What You Need to Know: • Blubber is a realistic account of bullying in a fifth…

Self-esteem activities for kids: keep a child-friendly home

“If your children spend most of their time in other people’s houses, you’re lucky; if they all congregate at your house, you’re blessed.” – Mignon McLaughlin One of the great self-esteem activities for kids is to make your home inviting to your child’s friends. Yes, you will have more mess to clean up, but it will be worth it to…