Whether it may be in the school yard or the classroom itself, bullying is affecting the lives of many young students, causing severe emotional damage that can stay with a child for life.
The cause for many of the disturbing stories in the news on a daily basis is usually centered in some way around bullying. It’s a topic of discussion that cannot be taken lightly, as it is treated as an epidemic that is upon us. There may never be a world completely free of bullies, but luckily there are ways to deal with this difficult issue: through awareness, understanding, and changing our beliefs about and reactions to bullying.
As a long-time educator and parent, Jeanie Cisco-Meth has dealt with bullying situations over and over, and in this easy-to-understand guide, she shares her very best secrets for bully proofing your life. In essence, her new book, “Bully Proofing You” may be the first step into trying to take an initiative to build self character and a strength that will put one in the right position to fend off any attempt to conquer self esteem.
Jeanie Cisco-Meth has seventeen years of experience as a high school educator, and twenty-four years as a parent. After graduating from the University of Utah, Cisco-Meth went on to teach at-risk high school students for sixteen years, and also spent a year teaching at a private school. She regularly gives seminars and training on the subject of bullying and wrote the book Bully Proofing You to help parents, teachers, and students deal with this difficult problem.
Cisco-Meth and her husband reside in Cedar Hills, Utah, with her daughter, son, dog, and cat. They also have two adult sons: one who lives in Colorado, and one who lives in Roy, Utah.