Jodi Richardson

Jodi Richardson is the mother of two and a Parent Blogger for Empowering Parents. Before having children of her own, Jodi held many jobs that involved kids. This included teaching “at risk” junior high students in an alternative schools classroom. She finds being the mother of two children equally as challenging.

Articles by Jodi Richardson

Bullying Brother: When Your Home is Ground Zero



The weekend morning is quiet; the boys are sleeping in. But if today is like most mornings I can bet on what will soon happen. My eight-year-old son will wake up first. He will wander in and say good morning or head to the television. He will find some cartoons to watch or he may... Read more »

When Your Child is the Bully: No Easy Answers



The principal at my son’s school and I are on a first name basis and it’s not because I am the president of the PTA. No, it’s because my son is a bully. I wonder whether other parents -- parents of non-bullies -- have ever given much thought to my position. I choose to bravely volunteer at... Read more »