Bullying Prevention Blog

Make Time to Listen…Take Time to Talk

If you are involved in the life of a child, keep reading! According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, listening – REALLY listening – and talking with a child for just 15 minutes a day can have a powerful impact on his/her health and safety. (Remember the acronym H.E.A.R.? One of the reasons we chose this name was because EVERYONE wants to be heard. Listening is a sign of respect.) Whether you want to talk about bullying or other difficult choices in life, click here for printable cards with thought-provoking statements. They will inspire open, insightful discussions with a child: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA08-4321/SMA08-4321.pdf

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