Author Archives: Kim

About Kim

I am a mom of 2 boys, one who went through a tough bullying situation at a young age. I watch the news and realize we are fortunate to have a happy ending to our story. I want to reach out to other parents and help them to navigate through this wearing time in their life.

Use the movie “Bully” to spark discussion in your community

When I discuss bullying with others in my community, the question and comment that I hear many times is, “What can I do?”  or “The issue is so big, it will never get resolved.”  I know I feel that way … Continue reading

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Bullying and Suicide

Watching the news the last couple of weeks has been saddening.  Several stories have emerged about young teens taking their lives because they were bullied.  It just breaks my heart. As I read through the stories, I find a few … Continue reading

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No more excuses

I am tired of excuses.  I feel as though I have heard a million of them lately.  We need to stop accepting them and do right by our youth. Excuses administrators give of the student who is the bully – … Continue reading

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The Bully Project Pt. 3

Alex was a 14-year-old from Iowa who was in the middle of a serious bullying situation.  He was not very social and kids did not accept him.  In the movie, we saw how he was taunted as well as physically and … Continue reading

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The Bully Project Pt. 2

The Bully Project opened with video of Tyler as a younger child and went on to show him at many different stages of life. He was a nice looking boy and didn’t have anything that would really call attention to him. … Continue reading

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The Bully Project

I had the opportunity to attend a premiere of the movie, “The Bully Project.” It was showing at the Chicago International Film festival this week. I can’t begin to put into words the emotion that this evoked. This raw documentary … Continue reading

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School Leaders Must Acknowledge Bullying

As I read about bullying and incidents of bullying, I am continually amazed at how many times the administrators of a school will say they weren’t aware of the problem.  I find this “it can’t happy here” attitude difficult to … Continue reading

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