There's a bully on the playground. Every dad dreads hearing those words from his son or daughter. Whether or t your child has uttered those words to you, chances are there IS a bully on the playground. So dads, this is as good a time as any to get a game plan in place. Maybe even be proactive and initiate the conversation. There's a Bully on the Playground is a resource-rich guidebook on the important and timely topic of bullying. Written from the perspective of a dad, but moms will find the book helpful too - as well as anyone who cares about children. The book explores prevalence, causes, underlying issues, groups at higher risk of being targeted, cyberbullying and much more. Almost half the book is devoted to tips for parents.
Stephen Raburn is an impassioned child advocate, author and publisher whose training and background is in the field of child psychology. Raburn has founded and directed a number of child-serving organizations including the Center for Child Advocacy and Research in Napa, CA and a special needs adoption agency in Charlotte, NC. He now lives in Durham, NC with his two elementary school-age daughters.