Sticks and Stones

Posted  by  Idaho Youth Ranch on Mar 7, 2017 12:00:00 AM

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“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”

Once upon a time, this was the solution to bullying. 

For kids today, there are few safe places left and “sticks and stones” is like old technology in need of a serious update. The face of bullying has changed in the 20 years since today’s parents were on the playground and we are fighting an old battle in a new place—the internet where words not only hurt, they can kill.