Everyone has seen it: someone eating alone in the cafeteria or being teased by their peers. What may seem like harmless banter can be taken way too far and shatter the self-esteem and happiness of a young mind. According to DoSomething.org, bullying has reached beyond the traditional school grounds and now includes intimidating or harassing someone by text message,
National Random Acts of Kindness Day is observed in the United States on February 17th. The day originated in New Zealand where it is celebrated on September 1st and is recognized by others on various days throughout the year.
The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is a non-profit organization that believes in spreading kindness throughout schools,
Social Media has exploded in the last decade and its influence on adolescents is a topic of constant debate. Yet the ultimate question remains: how young is too young to be using social networks? Social Media can be addictive because of its user’s curiosity about the contacts, recent events, and the general need to constantly know what their peers are up to.