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Nurturing Positive Mental Health In Teens And Children

I am regularly talking to a widening circle of people about the importance of instilling positive mental health habits in children from a young age. …

Mental Health

The Science Behind Why Things Really Get Popular | Heleo

“Originality needs familiarity, and even genius needs distribution.”<p><b>Daniel Pink</b> is one of the world’s leading business thinkers and the bestselling …

I Stopped Always Putting My Kids First—Here's What Happened

Maybe the key to being a better parent is a dose of selfishness.<p>I committed the cardinal sin of parenting.<p>I stopped putting my kids first all the time.<p>It was a long road to get to the point where I can feel comfortable saying that. But the reason I'm okay with admitting this out loud now is because …

Parenting

A Mindful Approach to Time Management

“How we spend our hours is how we spend our lives.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

What to do with a controlling 7-year-old?

<i>Q: My son is 7, and basically every day we argue with him about getting dressed. He often asks us to dress him, which of course we don’t do. Every night when he brushes his teeth and goes to the bathroom, he asks for or demands company in the four minutes it takes to complete those tasks. When he</i> …

Why you shouldn’t visit newborns and their mothers

<b>There is nothing like a cherubic little baby to attract a stampede to your door.</b><p>We are raised to believe, through folklore and popular culture, that …

Helping kids build relationship with food is better than bribery

How can you get a fussy child to eat vegetables? It's a question that plagues many frustrated parents at countless mealtimes.<p>Some take to hiding morsels in more delicious parts of meals, while others adopt a stricter approach, refusing to let little ones leave the table until plates are clear.<p>One …

Nutrition

Children's savings accounts: the best options for under-fives

When a new baby arrives, savings accounts are probably the last thing that sleep-deprived parents will be thinking of. But it’s important to know what your options are when it comes to saving for your children's future.<p>In this video we look at some of the best children's savings accounts and Junior …

6 Ways the Relationship With Your Parents Affects Your Love Life Later On

Modern dating is fraught with challenges in this fast-paced, technology-fueled world, but no matter how chaotic our schedules are or what obstacles …

20 sensory table activities that offer creative ways to teach kids through play

Are you looking for a more hands-on way to teach your kids that doesn’t involve screens? A “sensory table” is a fun and creative way to teach your …

7 Ways You and Your Child Can Spread the Love This Valentine's Day

Make Valentine's Day a time to teach your kids about the importance of giving and how they can make others feel loved.<p>While all kids love receiving Valentine's cards and candy, V-Day is a good time to remind children about the importance of giving—performing acts of kindness and making others feel …

Kids

How Sesame Street Explains The Toughest Parts Of Life

Sesame Street bravely goes where other kids’ media companies don’t, and tackles issues like AIDS, autism, and incarceration.<p>But interspersed with the silliness and alphabet learning, the show also tackled difficult issues. Take, for instance, when the actor who played the shopkeeper Mr. Hooper died …

Mom's Brutally Honest Post About Parenting Is Going Viral in a Big Way

She's battling anxiety and depression, and now this mama is speaking out about the side of parenting most people don't see.<p>Mom Cierra Lyn Fortner was shopping at Walmart recently when a cashier complimented her on her kids' cute outfits, their good behavior, and the fact that the mom-of-two always …

Parenting

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake for True Chocoholics

When you're celebrating National Chocolate Cake Day, you need to pull out all the stops. Sure, a simple chocolate cake with chocolate frosting would …

We May Be Raising Girls to Believe They're Not as Smart as Boys

New research uncovers some heartbreaking realities about girls' conceptions about their own intelligence.<p>As a mom of three girls, I am intrigued and disturbed by the results of a new study published in the journal <i>Science</i> that finds little girls are less confident than boys in their own brilliance …

Princeton University

Let Alton Brown Show You An Epic New Way To Make A Grilled Cheese

Can you handle it?<p>Making a grilled cheese seems oh-so-simple. But according to Alton Brown, most of us are forgetting the pivotal step that takes your grilled cheese to the next level.<p>As the “Good Eats” star explains in a hilarious (and truthful) rant at the beginning of his newest video, we should …

The pocket money gap – and 10 other ways girls are taught they’re worth less | Laura Bates

The £2.20 difference in boys’ and girls’ pocket money clearly shows the message children receive from birth: it’s men who hold the purse strings<p>A new study has revealed that the gender pay gap begins as early as childhood, with boys on average receiving 20% more pocket money than girls. While the …

Gender

18 Proud Mothers Of Sons On The Best Part Of Being A 'Boy Mom'

Besides, you know, pee being everywhere.<p>There’s something extra special about the bond between mother and son. “Boy mom” is a label we moms wear like a badge of pride. It’s not that boys are inherently different than girls, but our relationships with them are marked by a fierce love and loyalty …

The science behind why you should spend money on family holidays instead of toys

Parents have been wasting hundreds of pounds on toys, according to one of Britain’s leading child psychologists, and should be spending their money on holidays instead.<p>“Do you have any idea what an extraordinary proportion of presents we give children aren’t actually wanted or valued?” asks Oliver …

Why self-care is an important part of parenting, and how to make time for it

In traditional ground-fought wars, the command post behind the lines would often have hot coffee, good food and dry clothes. Was this because the generals were selfish? Or because they deserved it for having made the highest ranks in the military?<p>No, it was because if the command fell or …

Make This One-Pan Maple-Mustard Chicken for Dinner Tonight

I recently shared a simple slow-cooker chicken and potato dinner with you all, and while you can't beat the convenience of that recipe, this one-pan …

A cheat sheet to Indian restaurant menus

Let’s get the big flashing misnomer out of the way: Not every stew at an Indian restaurant is a curry. It’s understandable how it’s become shorthand …

Natural selection making 'education genes' rarer, says Icelandic study

Researchers say that while the effect corresponds to a small drop in IQ per decade, over centuries the impact could be profound<p>Tempting as it may be, it would be wrong to claim that with each generation humans are becoming more stupid. As scientists are often so keen to point out, it is a bit more …

Genetics

Four Tips From Pediatricians to Teach Kindness to Kids

Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different media and into communities. And …

Want to Increase Happiness and Avoid Burnout? Science Says Do These 3 Simple Things

While anyone can do them, one may just start a riot.<p>Happiness was a hot business topic in 2016, and something tells me it's not going away in 2017.<p>The research that has come out over the last several years published in books by positive psychology researchers like Shawn Achor, MartinSeligman, Tal …

Happiness

Breathing modulates brain activity and mental function

New research shows that the rhythm of breathing directly impacts neural activity in a network of brain areas involved in smell, memory and emotions<p>The rhythm of breathing co-ordinates electrical activity across a network of brain regions associated with smell, memory, and emotions, and can enhance …

The Brain

This Startup Will Sequence Your DNA, So You Can Contribute To Medical Research

Will the opportunity to contribute to disease-ending medical research convince more people to get their DNA sequenced?<p>The price to sequence the human genome has dropped from $100 million in 2001 to just a few thousand dollars today. It’s now cheap enough that some people are starting to get …

Genetics

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

Experts call for official guidelines on child screen use

Educationalists, psychologists and authors also call for a minister for children to try to address ‘toxic’ nature of childhood<p>A group of leading authors, educationalists and child-development experts is calling on the government to introduce national guidelines on the use of screens, amid concern …

Mental Health

Circadian rhythms and the microbiome: Disrupting daily routine of gut microbes can be bad news for whole body

<b>(Getty/azgAr Donmaz)</b><p>This offers one pathway to explain a Pandora’s box of possible adverse health effects from aspects of modern life<p>Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens<p>December 25, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>We’ve known that bacteria …