It's amazing how the bullying problem in America just seems to get worse and worse.  I hate to bring the party down here, but something's got to be done about it and fast! 

CNN.com has had several new stories about this that will break even a heartless person's heart.

Here's a recent report:

It's depressing.  What can we do to all spread the word?  Education is important of course, and a lot is being done.  The Academy For Character Education at the Sage Colleges has a TON of programs and resources on the subject.  If you have a family member who is a victim of bullying, you should check out that link above.

And it's funny - for several months I have gone to schools in conjunction with the Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour and have written songs with kids about this subject.  I gave it a rest since January, thinking that maybe it was a little bit of overkill.   Well, after seeing this, I'm rethinking it yet again.

If you'd like to hear some of these creations with kids, there are many on our site.   Here's just one example