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For teen girls, risky dieting tied to family conflict, depression | Reuters

Young teen girls are more likely to count calories, skip meals and engage in other risky dieting behaviors if they’re experiencing family conflict or have symptoms of depressed mood, according to a new study from Australia.<p>Two girls walk in front of dark clouds, north of Frankurt, February 28, …

Holistic Medicine

5 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Teen Depression

<i>Jill Suttie</i><p>Parents are understandably worried about their teens. Last year's spate of teen suicides in Palo Alto, coupled with high rates of teen depression, make parents wonder what they could be doing to better help their kids navigate the sometimes-treacherous waters of their adolescent …

Mental Health

‘Badly behaved teenagers have different brains’ – Cambridge scientists

Scientists have discovered that the brains of teenagers with serious behavioral problems have developed differently from the average person in society, meaning they could suffer from a genuine psychiatric disorder.<p>The team, made up of scientists at Cambridge University, Southampton University, and …

Dads who yell have more aggressive, less cooperative teenagers

A study done by Brigham Young University shows it's better to be firm, not hostile with children.<p>Fathers who yell at their adolescent children …

At My Lowest Point In Single Parenting, LeBron James Was There

Gloria James was 16 years old in 1984 when she gave birth to the man we now know as "King James."<p>I hear the news and I see the reports. I know that LeBron James is not liked by many because of his arrogance. I know that words have offended many. But not me. Almost a year after my ex-husband and I …

Parenting

The teen roller coaster

It is a dance of both beautiful and baffling intensity, the almost exotic synergy between teens and their parents as both sides try to navigate the …

Low attention control in early adolescence is a genetic risk factor for anxiety disorders - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

University of Texas at Arlington researchers have found that low attention control in early adolescence is related to a genetic risk factor for four …

21 Parenting Books About Raising Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of books for parents on raising a Mighty Girl from the toddler through the teen years.Parenting is always an adventure, but …

Parenting

7 Things You Should Never Say to a Teen

While some teens take offense to anything a parent says, most of the time, we have more power than we think in setting the tone of our relationship.

Teens

Dos And Don'ts Of Grandparenting

Grandparenting should be filled with joy; often a long-awaited pleasure. However, your adult children who have become parents may be struggling with this new relationship. What works and what doesn't when it comes to keeping a positive rapport with the parents and fostering a bond with the …

Protecting kids from stress isn't possible, but you can teach them ways to cope

A young girl sits in my office, describing the "swishy" feeling that she gets in her stomach when she's at school. It tends to happen at drop-off, …

The 3 Types of Children Who Bully Their Parents

All children have unique personalities and temperaments, but kids who bully their parents have very particular traits, and three most prevalent …

Signs of Depression In Teens

Here’s how to know if the problem is more than just moodiness.<p>Your child is down or moody more often than he’s not.<p>The general standard Dowd and …

The New Silence Between Parents And Teenagers

It is common for parents and teenagers to have some trouble communicating. Remember when teenagers went to high school, attended classes, socialized, went to after-school activities, visited with their friends and came home? In the afternoons and evenings, they might rush through dinner, close …

PARENTING LESSON #2 ~ You Don't Know What You Don't Know

<b>INTERNET PARENTING</b> <br>I envy this internet generation when it comes to parenting. When I was a new mum I had nothing to refer to for information. My …

The Danish Way of Parenting review – how to raise the world’s happiest kids

Having muddled through six years of parenthood without consulting any books on the subject, I was pretty excited about this, my first one. Perhaps it would finally provide some answers to the many questions that have been building up in my mind. Such as: it is possible to clean poo off the carpet …

Parenting

How To Send Your Son And Daughter Out Into The World

I have been married for almost 15 years, making me an expert on all the differences between boys and girls (at least in my family). I couldn’t find …

4 Tricks To Get Your Tween To Listen

Parenting has changed since my kids entered the tween zone. Our biggest change so far has been discipline. Gone are the days of threatening to take …

A Small Apartment Gets a Stylish DIY Makeover Photos

As a writer for magazines and the <i>New York Times,</i> I’ve had the pleasure of meeting such design icons as Kelly Wearstler, Norman Foster, Axel Vervoordt, and Christian Lacroix. All are worthy role models, but I’ve never dreamed of living as they do. My base for almost two decades has been a …