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Ways to Decorate with Vintage Maps

(Image credit: Hvitur Lakkris)<p>Maybe you have a big wall in your house or apartment that you're trying to fill. Have you considered a map? Maps are …

Mental As: Can you boost your willpower?

Are you a self-disciplined person? It's not a trivial question.<p>Having good willpower or self control is linked to life success in just about every …

The dangers of our protein diet obsession

We’re hooked on chicken, Greek yogourt, hummus. But is our addiction to protein actually making us sick?<p>Garth Davis, a weight-loss surgeon who runs a …

Nutrition

Brain Freeze: Those looking to cheat death turn to cryonics — being frozen in liquid nitrogen — to one day live again

TORONTO — When it comes to death, there’s traditionally been two forms of eternal rest: going into a coffin or ending up as ashes inside an urn.<p>But …

Singularity

Five Incredibly Chic Women on the Ultimate Date Night Outfit

Ah, the "what to wear on date night" struggle. Whether you've been married for 10 years or just started seeing someone new, odds are you know it …

Balanced Breakfast Recipes: Food for Thought Episode 7

Emotion Is Not the Enemy of Reason

This is a post about emotion, so — fair warning — I’m going to begin with an emotional story.<p>On April 9, 1994, in the middle of the night, 19-year-old Jennifer Collins went into labor. She was in her bedroom in an apartment shared with several roommates. She moved into her bathroom and stayed there …

Free Resources

People with Autism More Likely to Hear Colors, See Sounds

People with autism may be more likely than others to have synesthesia, a condition in which people experience a mixing of their senses, such as …

The Brain

For boys with autism, TV in the bedroom may affect sleep - Futurity

Boys with autism who watch television, use a computer, or play video games in their bedroom may not be getting enough sleep.

Autism

Vaccine and Autism - a fresh look

Today we have two lenses with which we view autism. The social model says autism is a difference, and any disability is an artifact of society, not …

One Approach To Head Start: To Help Kids, Help Their Parents

President Obama has called repeatedly on Congress to help states pay for "high-quality preschool" for all. In fact, those two words — "high quality" — appear time and again in the president's prepared remarks. They are also a refrain among early childhood education advocates and researchers. But …

Head Start, Meet Accountability

Since 2011, more than 350 Head Start providers have had to compete for federal grant money. That’s a huge change.<p>BALTIMORE—St. Jerome's Head Start, a plain building in a gentrifying Baltimore neighborhood, looks as solid and unchanging as a block of concrete. It's an unlikely setting for a big …

How Everything We Know About Early Childhood Has Changed Since Head Start Was Founded

In 1912, a teach­er in the one-room school­house out­side Stone­wall, Texas, made a de­cision that would ul­ti­mately lead to bil­lions of dol­lars …

Head Start’s Women Employees Report More Physical, Mental-Health Problems

For Amer­ic­an chil­dren en­rolled in Head Start pro­grams, the risks of fall­ing be­hind aca­dem­ic­ally, as well as poor emo­tion­al and phys­ic­al …

Toddler Separation Anxiety

• <b>Prepare her in advance for the separation — and the reunion too.</b> The mere mention of an evening with the babysitter might provoke tears — but better …

Parenting

The Pros of Preschool

What’s not to like about being off-duty while knowing that your child is in a safe, caring environment? Happily, that’s just one of many preschool …

Kids

Toddler Resisting Affection

What it is:<p>Your toddler used to adore cuddling up for a kiss and giving (and receiving) big bear hugs, but now he spurns your smooches and …

Parenting

Imaginary Friends and Toddlers

Not only are imaginary friends normal, they're extremely common. About two-thirds of children conjure up an imaginary buddy — a person, an animal, or …

Kids

Preschool Problems - and How to Solve Them

Maybe your little one ran off to join the group on the first day of preschool and never looked back. (Lucky you — that was easy!) Or maybe, and this …

Parenting

CPR for Children

First, deliver five quick slaps between your toddler's shoulder blades with the heel of your hand.<p>Then, do five abdominal thrusts (also known as the …

Parenting

Potty Training Tips for Boys and Girls

It may seem impossible right now, but your toddler will eventually do her business in the toilet instead of in her diaper. Sure, it takes some …

Parenting

Violent video games leave teens 'morally immature'

<b>Playing violent video games for long periods of time can hold back the "moral maturity" of teenagers, according to a study in Canada.</b><p>In-depth research into the behaviour of about 100 13- and 14-year-olds found over-exposure to violent games weakened empathy for others.<p>More than half were found to …

Is praising a child good or bad for them?

We assume that enthusiastic words motivate children to try harder. But when you look at the evidence, it’s not that clear-cut. It all depends on the wording.<p>Your child presents you with their latest artistic creation. It’s a painting of a figure with very long thin legs, no body and big hair. It’s …

Logging

Less Sleep, More Time Online Raise Risk For Teen Depression

The teenage years are a tumultuous time, with about 11 percent developing depression by age 18. Lack of sleep may increase teenagers' risk of depression, two studies say.<p>Teenagers who don't get enough sleep are four times as likely to develop major depressive disorder as their peers who sleep more, …

Switching schools can put teens at risk for psychotic symptoms - Futurity

A new study shows that frequently changing schools during childhood can increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in teen and later years.

Research

The High School Guidance Counselor Shortage

Campbell High School counselor Jamie Ryder’s determined cheer interrupts the half-asleep, early morning silence of a dozen ninth-graders crammed into …

Taking Notes On Your Laptop Could Be Ruining Your Test Scores

Many people take notes during interviews, presentations and lectures not with pen and paper, but with a laptop. But a newly published study concludes …

TED Talks

6 Tricks To Becoming A More Positive Thinker

<i>"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." -- William Shakespeare</i><p>When something goes horribly wrong, our emotions hardly feel like a choice. It's logical to feel upset, angry or guilty about a negative situation, so it only makes sense to react accordingly, right?<p>Not entirely. …