Speak Up

The history of Pink Shirt Day .. The original event was organized by David Shepherd and Travis Price of Berwick, Nova Scotia, who in 2007 bought and distributed 50 pink shirts after male ninth grade student Charles Mcneil was bullied for wearing a pink shirt during the first day of school.


Bullying isn’t just a part of growing up – it’s overwhelming, hurtful, and can make people feel alone. It can affect learning, friendships, and most importantly, physical and emotional health.  Most bullying incidents stop within 10 seconds if a bystander intervenes.





Bullying is not always child on child, just in schools or just in the workplace but also adult on child.

The video below was originally much different and spoke to issues of the past. However, because my remarkable young son is more mature than I am it was decided not to call out the bullies who changed us .. I suppose it’s enough that they know who they are and what they did but they should also know they didn’t break us 

Tips for parents ..


Tips for prevention in schools ..



Education is key to bullying becoming a behaviour of the past.

Kindness starts here.


‘Til next time 





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