Category: Parents (page 1 of 27)

Ten Myths about Child Sexual Abuse: How to Keep Children Safe at School

This is no myth: Being a parent is hard. We live in a world of 24-hour news channels and the Internet, both chock-full of scary stories about children, violence, sexual abuse and scandal. No wonder we are wracked with fear. But did you know that by... Read More

#LifeAsAParent with Sydney Leroux Dwyer – @sydneyleroux

Being a parent is one of the most challenging tasks that any person who has the opportunity to experience in life. It changes a person in ways that they could never imagine.  As a dad myself, I could tell plenty of stories about parenting and how it... Read More

Age-appropriate chores to get kids off the couch

You might assume that summer break from school means kids are outside playing and being active, but not only do parents have to worry about summer “brain drain” they have to worry how the time off from school could be harming their kid’s health... Read More

Five Tips From East Asian Education That Will Help Your Child Excel in School

By Dr. Cornelius Grove You’re the parent of a young child. You know that a solid education is critical to their future. But, right now, the U.S. ranks 17th in education, behind not only Asian nations but many Western nations too – even Russia. So... Read More

Dairy Allergy vs Lactose Intolerance

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose intolerance is when the body can’t easily or fully digest lactose. Lactose is a sugar mostly found in milk in other dairy products. The body has an enzyme called lactase that digests lactose; when the body has low... Read More

How To Beat The Healthcare Odds

Concerns about healthcare are on the rise in the United States A recent Gallup poll revealed that Americans list healthcare as tied for the nation’s No. 1 problem, right along with dissatisfaction with government. Each of those was named by 18... Read More

Cyberbullying: 71% of young generations feel concerned

Social media plays a major role in the lives of young generations, but beyond ‘likes’ and smiling emojis, there’s a serious downside to digital communications: cyberbullying. Reportlinker conducted a survey on the issue, targeting Millennials and... Read More

#HIVTestingDay is June 27th

HIV/AIDS directly affects approximately 1.1 million Americans, with approximately 40,000 new HIV infections annually in the U.S. An HIV test is the only way to learn your status. Regular testing is easy and should be a part of your wellness routine.... Read More

Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER – Teaser Trailer

Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a... Read More

2017’s Safest States in America

Happy National Safety Month! With the highest share of Americans since 2008 citing personal safety as a significant source of stress today, according to a recent APA survey, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on... Read More

Let Dad Know You’re Concerned About His Health

June brings both Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month, making the timing perfect for adult children to have a talk with their aging dads to make sure they’re taking care of themselves and will be around for many more Father’s Days to... Read More

Teen Cyberbullying and Social Media Use on the Rise

Cyberbullying is a growing concern for American teens. Cyberbullying occurs when individuals use technology to write aggressive, embarrassing, or hateful messages to/about peers in order to intimidate, harass, shame, and control. Approximately 80% of... Read More

Is My Teen Using Drugs Can I Know For Sure

The drug-abuse crisis among teenagers and young adults isn’t abating. Prescription drugs, especially opioids, are a growing threat to the health of young people, with 6 percent of teens 12 to 17 saying they use the drugs for non-medical reasons. And... Read More

How to downsize with ease

Every year about 12 percent of people in the U.S. move, according to the Census Bureau, and roughly a third of them downsize to smaller homes, reports the National Association of Realtors. Moves are largely triggered by approaching retirement, but even... Read More

The average household owns 7 screens

Today’s children are surrounded by technology and the average household owns 7.3 screens according to a new report by ReportLinker. Key findings show that: TV and Tablets are competing: 93% of people own a TV but their homes also include an... Read More

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