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Aurora is rolling out new curriculum to catch up with how teachers teach writing

After fourth-graders at Aurora’s Peoria Elementary read “Tiger Rising” as a group last week, several excitedly shot up their hands to explain the …

School Administration

Lawnmower Parenting Is The New Helicopter Parenting And Teachers Aren't Feeling It

‘Lawnmower parents’ are the new helicopter parents according to teacher’s viral post<p>According to a teacher who wrote an anonymous post, “lawnmower …

Parenting

These Are the Four Big Personality Types, According to Science

Personality tests are beloved by high school guidance counselors and self-help book authors — but less so by many scientists. There’s controversy …

Los Angeles

Anxiety and Panic Disorder tools

My OCD, anxiety and panic disorder is something I’ve battled for longer than I can remember. And while I know mental health to be an inherently …

Time for parenting classes! Hilarious snaps reveal mothers and fathers with VERY poor judgment - including one who let a toddler play with a huge snake

Children don't come with an instruction manual and there is no such thing as a perfect parent, but sometimes a little common sense goes a long way.<p>In …

Parenting

10 Things ADHD Is—and 3 It Isn't

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of those mental health conditions that has become cultural shorthand in a pretty …

ADHD

The #1 Trick to Make the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

There’s nothing more uplifting than seeing a golden plate of light and fluffy scrambled eggs when you wake up in the morning. But forking into a pile …

Breakfast

How to move from fear to fearlessness

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” — Aristotle<p><b>When fear looks you in</b> …

Among teens, transgender males are most likely to attempt suicide, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gender identity strongly influences the likelihood a teen will attempt suicide, a new study finds.<p>Nearly 14% of teens who participated in a survey reported trying to kill themselves, with transgender teens reporting the highest rates of suicide attempts. Among female to male teens, the …

LGBTQI

How To Help Your Child Tap Into Their Inner Self

<i>I read clinical psychologist Dr. Shefali Tsabary’s book</i> The Awakened Family: How to Raise Empowered, Resilient, and Conscious Children<i>. Her parenting</i> …

Parenting

"I Felt Suicidal": Living With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

<i>Jasmine, 23, is originally from Hull but now lives in London. She started suffering with what she now knows is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)</i> …

Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Day Event Sept. 13 In New Lenox

Mayor Tim Baldermann will provide opening remarks for the 7 p.m. panel discussion.

Suicide

Eight lakh people commit suicide every year: WHO

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016, according to the …

Mental Health

Is there hope for the homeless?

In my role as senior adviser to Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and as his point person for homelessness, I am on the front lines of Berkeley’s …

Homelessness

Intervention program helps young people overcome family trauma

The <i>mi.spot</i> program equips affected youth aged between 18-25 with coping mechanisms and strategies to take positive steps as role models in their …

Mental Health

Baby dies when mom tries to commit suicide after years of abuse

Cape Town - Years of abuse for not agreeing to engage in daily sexual activity with her husband drove a 36-year-old Strand mother to attempt suicide …

Self harm trebles among children and young adults post-social media

Copy of Duty of Care banner ad<p>Child psychiatrists have expressed alarm over a sharp rise in self-harm among teenagers since the advent of social media.<p>National research shows a tripling in poisonings via paracetamol and antidepressants among those aged between 10 and 24 in the UK between 1998 and …

Mental Health

New Study Finds Learning Outcomes Are Better Reading Print Than Reading Digitally

Posted by Larry Ferlazzo | Sep 10, 2018 | research studies | 0 |<p>A new study titled Don’t throw away your printed books: A meta-analysis on the …

Research

More children are dying by suicide. Researchers are asking why

Samantha Kuberski hanged herself with a belt from a crib. She was 6.<p>Razy Sellars was 11 when he took his life. Gabriel Taye was 8. Jamel Myles was …

Mental Health

Suicide Rates Are Soaring in The US. Here's What We Can Do to Reverse The Trend

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young Americans.<p>Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, an annual reminder that suicide is not …

Mental Health

Pediatrician Claims ‘Fortnite’ Addiction Is Causing Sleep Problems For Kids

Kids actually need way more sleep than late night gaming sessions will ever afford them.<p>As the most popular game in recent memory, <i>Fortnite</i> mania …

Sleep

Among teens, transgender males are most likely to attempt suicide, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gender identity strongly influences the likelihood a teen will attempt suicide, a new study finds.<p>Nearly 14% of teens who participated in a survey reported trying to kill themselves, with transgender teens reporting the highest rates of suicide attempts. Among female to male teens, the …

Teens

Top 10 Yoga Poses for Fast Weight Loss & Flat Stomach

<b>.Crescent core yoga sequence</b><p>Stand straight and keep feet together, arms at sides and toes forward. Breathe in and raise both arms overhead. Reach all …

Yoga

Why I Don't Care If My Kids Swear

Much to my mother’s chagrin, I’m a sweary mom. I love to weave <i>assholery</i> and <i>bitchtastic</i> into conversations whenever possible, and few things are as …

Parenting

The Startup Founder Bringing Honest And Inclusive Sex Education To Young Adults

<b>When it comes to sex the policy “don’t ask, don’t tell” still reigns, even though sexual health concerns are common and carry a lot of anxiety and isolation.</b><p>Frustration and despair with their own health conditions is a common starting point in startup founders’ mission stories. Mia Davis spent over …

Mental Health

How to Tell Your Roommate You Have an Anxiety Disorder

A therapist's solutions to that and other anxiety-related college conundrums.<p>In college, I had a roommate who would go to bed super early, around 9 PM. Once in a while, though, I would find her awake at 2 AM on our living room couch crying. I thought the behavior was odd and out of character for …

Siblings

10-Minute Chicken and Bean Tortilla Soup Is the Perfect Dinner for Busy Weeknights

After a long day, it's hard to put together a dinner that's both appetizing and healthy. But with just a few ingredient shortcuts, you can whip up …

Cooking

A Model With Down Syndrome Walked NYFW

On Saturday, Marian Avila, a Spanish model with Down syndrome made her New York Fashion Week debut, walking for Talisha White, an Atlanta-based evening wear brand at a Midtown hotel.<p>Avila was recruited for the show after the designer discovered and reached out to her on Facebook. The 21-year-old …

New York Fashion Week

Make This Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Classic Cinnamon Rolls

Cooking spray<p>1 c.<p>warm milk<p>2<p>large eggs, at room temperature<p>5 tbsp.<p>butter, softened<p>4 1/2 c.<p>all-purpose flour<p>2 tsp.<p>kosher salt<p>1/2 c.<p>granulated sugar<p>2 …

Recipes