Bullying – A Problem That Hasn’t Disappeared

Almost everyone has had an experience with bullying in their lifetime. Some of us were bullied, others may have been bullies, and most people have seen at least one example of bullying taking place. But what is bullying? Most people from my generation (let’s call ourselves “older adults”) had a pretty simple view of bullying. Bullying was when the biggest kid in the school stole someone’s lunch, made someone cry repeatedly, or “picked on” a smaller kid. But if you look at changes in society over the last few (well, several) decades, bullying doesn’t really have a simple definition any
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Ferrets, Autism Awareness, and Acceptance!

Some of you are probably scratching your heads, wondering “Now he’s talking about weasels?” because everyone knows that a ferret is a “domesticated polecat” and a member of the weasel family. And some of you know that a group of ferrets is a business. So what business do ferrets have with autism? This week I’d like to introduce you to a particular business of ferrets – the Fantastic Ferrets, and more particularly to two hobs (yes, those are male ferrets) Alex and Hayden. The Fantastic Ferrets just completed the fifth grade in Greenville, Pennsylvania. It appears that Greenville is a
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