Understanding Our Biases

How to Make Better Choices By Understanding Our Biases by Bulldog Solution in Chicago, IL

With the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it is important to think about how we can talk to our kids about biases, racism, police brutality, and violence. Often, Bulldog Solution will be called into schools to run assemblies or programs due to racial slurs or racial bullying. Instead of pointing the finger, I […]

Danger: Bird Box Challenge

Bulldog Solution talks about the dangers of teens participating in the Bird Box challenge

There is a big buzz around Bird Box and a large following of teens wanting to test their boundaries. If you have not seen the thriller movie, it’s about a darkness that takes over the world, the only way to not see the darkness and commit suicide is for you to stay blindfolded when you […]

The Danger Behind Slimming Teas

Have you heard of “Slimming Tea” or “Appetite Suppressing Lollipops”? These are new weight-loss measures adults are taking, which are laxatives being promoted by such celebrities like the Kardashians, and popular Instagram influencers.

The Story of a Boy Who Died Too Young

Gun violence is tearing apart our communities, debilitating our schools, and leaving our hearts shattered. I know it because not only do I see it when I work in schools and in impoverished communities, but I also lost my brother to gun violence. Eight years ago on a cold somber evening, January 12th my brother […]

Creating a Fun and Safe Space for Kids

Sometimes it is hard to create a fun classroom environment and maintain safety of all students at the same time. We have come up with multiple tips in which you as an elementary teacher or counselor can do just so. These tips are a great way to keep students engaged over the next few weeks […]

Reducing Drama and Conflict in Your Home

Tips to have a drama free home over the holiday season by Bulldog Solution in Chicago, IL

With students having days of from school and more time at home, drama can be on the rise. Today we are focusing on providing you with tips and strategies to have a drama free week of celebrations and time home with your student/students. First, it is important for adults to understand what drama really is. […]

Coping Strategies During Conflict Situations

coping strategies during conflict situations by Bulldog Solution

Dealing with negative social behaviors, such as drama or bullying requires resilience and coping skills. Here is a list of coping skills most used by Bulldog Solution’s students during our programs. Coping Strategies for Students Faced with Conflict Situations: Walk away from the moment. Students are often only in control of their reaction to a situation […]

Work-Life Balance: Get It In 5 Easy Steps!

tips and tricks on work-life balance for parents and educators by Bulldog Solution

Work-Life Balance has to do with balancing work and family responsibilities. It can be difficult to not bring home the stress of an uncompleted project to your loved ones. However, it’s important to find peace during the rough times. Below are 5 tips from Jen Uscher for better Work-Life balance. I, personally, have a hard time […]

Monday Motivation

Finding Monday motivation made much easier with the help of Bulldog Solution in Chicago, IL

Monday motivation can be hard to find and mornings can be rough, especially with the weather being so unpredictable these days (thanks Chicago!) This got us talking this morning, and we started sharing our best strategies to overcome the Monday blues. Here are our top five tips that we wanted to share with all of […]

Managing Conflict and Anger in Teens

Tips on how to manage conflict and anger in teens by Bulldog Solution in Chicago, IL

With our parent trainings we often get on the discussion of anger and conflict. Below are some strategies to use when managing your child’s anger outbursts. Managing Angry Outbursts Pick a time when your child is calm and more apt to listen. We recommend soon after the emotional meltdown, but leave enough time for your […]