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As a parent, you try to teach your children to use money wisely. When childrenbecome teenagers, they seem to forget everything you’ve taught them. This may be partly due to peer pressure and trying to find their place in the world. However, no matter how much they think they need the newest name-brand things, sometimes […]
In a paper published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health,Erik Parens and Josephine Johnston examine the evolution of the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in children and its dramatic increase since the mid 1990s, after the criteria for diagnosis broadened. The increase in cases has led to concerns about accurately defining psychiatric disorders in children […]
Self-esteem is a tricky beast for teenagers, especially with the roller-coaster of emotions roiling through them. Some days they might feel on top of the world, other days they’ll feel like the lowest of the low. The problem really appears when there are far more bad days then good days. Sometimes, it’s a big enough […]
Studies have shown that when children get involved in team sports, their overall educational experience is greatly improved. But what about the child that isn’t a natural athlete or doesn’t enjoy playing on a team, are there still benefits to be had from playing team sports? The short answer: absolutely! Here are five lessons team sports […]
Raising teenagers can be a terrifying experience. Often there are no easy answers, and every parent has a different struggle with their teen. However, every teen is going through the same changes. This is the time when they begin their transition into adulthood. They are striving to discover who they are, independently of their families, […]
The Apple iPad is one of the most well-known, and most widely adopted tech devices of modern times. Almost singlehandedly, Apple revolutionized the handheld computer market, and now the iPad has become synonymous with casual entertainment, and computing on the go. It might be surprising for some to learn that the iPad is more than […]
All parents want to give their children every advantage possible to live a fulfilling and independent adult life. However, many children arrive to young adulthood somewhat clueless in terms of livelihood. These young adults typically have to move back home until they can figure out how to make a living. Today’s educational system teaches kids how to […]
You helped your child learn to crawl. You helped them learn to walk. You even helped your child learn to use the potty. Now, it’s time to take your parenting to the next level. It’s time to help your little one learn to read. While you may be an avid reader as an adult, you’ll […]
You know from your own experience that the mid-afternoon “crash” in energy and attentiveness is a real thing, and it’s no different for your kids. The moment hits just as kids get home from school and need to tackle homework. Just like you, kids feel the call of sugary snacks at this time of day, […]
Your son is now seven and showing improvements in his physical, cognitive and social development. It might be tempting to think he’ll get most of the support he needs at school, and he is practicing and developing vital skills there, but you still have an important role in helping him progress. So how can you […]
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