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Introducing Be Kind Online - help us and be the change!

Oct 02, 2011

Hey KWers, we've got something new for you and we need YOUR help! Simply put, we need you to Be Kind Online and share that message with everyone you know! Kidzworld has launched a new program called "Be Kind Online" with a super cool new website where you, your friends, your parents, your teachers, really anyone can learn about cyber bullying. Be Kind Online provides educational information, ideas for how to stop online cruelty and how not to be mean behind the screen, what you can do to stop it and more. As you know, we have been talking about cyber bullying all summer, and in honor of October's International Anti-Bullying month, we have taken a stand and are stomping out cyber bullying.

Be sure to share it with your parents and teachers, they need help fighting cyber bullying too! But guess what? We need your help again to grow the movement. We ask a lot of you, but we do it because we KNOW you can help us and help other kids, too. You were super helpful when we asked for help naming our project so we know you care and want to help. It's thanks to you that this whole project even started. So now we want YOU to be kind online and share that message with the world! We've even picked out 5 amazing organizations all over the world who are fighting against bullying for everyone and can provide you with help and answers to any questions you might have about how you have or are being affected by bullying

Want to know how you can show your support?

  1. On Facebook? Like us! We've created a Be Kind Online Facebook page. We hope you like us...it's another way to show your social networks that you support STOPPING cyber bullying. Where better to stop cyber bullying then where it happens: online? 
  2. Are you on Twitter? We are! Follow BKO on Twitter. 
  3. On You Tube you can subscribe or add BKO as a friend on You Tube
  4. Want to SHOW your friends that you love Be Kind Online? We've created a Twibbon for Be Kind Online. A Twibbon is kind of like a badge, a little graphic that you can put onto your social network profile picture to show you support our campaign. If you have Twitter or Facebook you can add the Be Kind Online (BKO) Twibbon to your profile picture. It's an awesome picture and if you put it up, you're already being a part of the solution to bullying and sharing your support with your friends! Here is how you add it to your Twitter profile and here is how you add it to Facebook!

 

There are over 2 million KW users. Imagine how fast and far you can spread the word and help put a stop to bullying! Being kind online is easy, we're just here to make it easier. You can help us, you can BE the CHANGE!

HUGE thanks from all of us at Kidzworld!


PS: Who knows...you might just see some of your favorite celebrities joining up with Be Kind Online...
 

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Paradise_Styles
I get cyber bullied
commented: Tue Jan 22, 2013

Pplperson

Pplperson wrote:

anyone who doesn't like this it's because they are an cyberbully
commented: Tue Jan 22, 2013

ninjapoptart

ninjapoptart wrote:

well, i dont bully, so u dont bully. kapish? get it? got it? good end of discussion
commented: Tue Oct 04, 2011

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reply about 5 hours
InternetOwl
What part of it are you scared of? Is it eating in public and around other people, or just eating in general?  What it might be, if it's eating in public you don't like, is social anxiety, or social phobia. You should ask your doctor to check, because if it is, they can offer you ways to help. For instance, they might recommend therapists or group sessions to help ease your fear.  Even if it's just a phobia or, in unlikelier circumstances, an eating disorder, you should still go to your doctor or a therapist so you can try to overcome it. Try doing things that calm you down before these situations as well, like exercise, reading or listening to music (I'm not sure what relaxes you but sometimes these help). Also, you should try to slowly get used to the situations. So don't force yourself to eat straight away when you're out, but slowly start doing so whenever your comfortable with doing so. Unlike your mum wants, you can't just "stop" being scared because that's not how it works.  But right now, please don't force yourself into any of these situations. It's not good for your mental health to be forced to face a phobia of yours often. 
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ElfyKathy
Dear Dish-It, Within the last few years I have felt a bit sick and shaky when we go out to eat. It's not so bad when it's a carvery lunch or something at a pub, but settling down for a chocolate brownie and a milkshake shakes me up. Don't get me wrong, I love going out with Mum, but it's just sitting down and taking a bite. I want to chuck it in the bin. I love eating brownies and stuff at home and I'm pretty healthy. But I refuse to go to the town before lunch in fear. Mum told me I got to stop this or I'm going to develop a terrible phobia.  Please help! ElfyKathy, worried
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NianiNaturallyNerdy3
She isn't jealous she is just dissappointed that you chose to get lessons when she did to get better . She had to get better to catch up to you so you can enjoyher as your best friend. Then you went ahead and got lessons as if you needed them. She is just upset that you showed off a talent that she didn't have. And she tried to get better to impress you but you got better as well. Which kept her at the stage she will always be at my best friend sings way betyer than me but I try. 
reply about 7 hours
NianiNaturallyNerdy3
It may be hard but break it down to them we aren't friends but we can be associates. It may leave them a bit dissappointed but tell them we aren't in the same category to be as close as friends. 
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