A riveting op-ed by KJ Dell’Antonia in The New York Times yesterday still has me thinking. The piece, questioning whether or not parents should face criminal charges if their teenager is a bully, describes the recent suicide of a teenage girl who was endlessly harassed and cyber bullied by two of her female classmates.
So is poor parenting to blame for the bullies’ actions, which ultimately led to another’s suicide? I’m not going to lie. I’m on the fence, people. Keep reading »