Hannah Bronsky Peña

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After Syria strike, populist supporters abandon Trump at home and abroad

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> While much of the world is applauding President Donald Trump's decision to strike a Syrian airbase in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack against civilians, right-wing populist supporters at home and abroad are criticizing the move and distancing themselves from him.<p>Nigel …

Middle East

DeVos calls black colleges 'pioneers of school choice,' ignoring segregation

Betsy DeVos, the new secretary of education, faced a searing backlash Tuesday after she released a statement calling historically black colleges and universities "real pioneers when it comes to school choice."<p>The attempt to link her pet cause, school choice, to the creation of HBCUs touched off a …

3 Pelvic Floor Exercises For Postpartum Runners

You’ve heard that a key for postpartum runners to get back core strength and eliminate the chance for any—ahem—leakage is to work those pelvic floor …

Yoga

5 Science-Based Strategies to Quiet Your Mind When Your Brain Is Buzzing | Inc.com

There's something to be said about the energizing hum that comes along with doing, succeeding, producing. But a peculiar phenomenon tends to happen when we force ourselves to work incessantly, to buzz like a bumblebee from thing to thing in the constant quest for "enough". That hum, as so …

Brainwaves

What the New Screen Time Guidelines For Kids Really Mean

Today the American Academy of Pediatrics announced new screen time guidelines for children, and they come with some surprising changes.<p>Broken up into …

Parenting

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

Parenting is a heck of a lot more complicated than it used to be. For one, raising a child in a hyper-connected world raises a lot of questions about …

Herbal Medicine for Women Distance Learning Program

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Speak With Kindness: How Your Words Literally Restructure Your Brain

The words you choose to use can literally change your brain. Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at Thomas Jefferson University, and Mark Robert …

When Things Get Physical: Hitting, Throwing, Kicking, and Biting

Toddlers and preschoolers are still in the early stages of learning to communicate verbally. Add to that the fact that they have little-to-no impulse …

How I Learned to Shut My Mouth and Why You Should Too | A Parenting Resources Guide

a guest post from Julie Johnson of Parent Child Connection<p><b>One simple, yet surprisingly hard thing to do as a parent is to simply be quiet and let our</b> …

WATCH: Obama Says Trump Is A Product Of The GOP, Not His Presidency

President Obama said Thursday that the Republican Party is responsible for Donald Trump's rise, for "over a course of time, creating an environment where somebody like Donald Trump can thrive." Obama refuted the argument that Trump's surge is a reaction to his presidency.<p>"He's just doing more of …

Justin Trudeau

Where Children Rarely Escape Poverty

Charlotte, North Carolina, ranks low on upward mobility, but the city is trying to make the American Dream more accessible.<p>Charlotte, North Carolina, wants to change its status as one of the worst places in the United States for poor children to have a shot at getting ahead as adults. If the city …

Income Inequality

Richard Eskow Inequality Against Democracy: 10 Facts About the 1 Percent

Economic inequality inspired Occupy Wall Street, a movement that in a few short months transformed our political discourse with the concept of the “1 …

Bernie Sanders

6 welfare myths we all need to stop believing

Stigma runs deep when it comes to government programs designed to aid low-income individuals and families.<p>Need-based assistance in the U.S. — such as …

Homework in Elementary School Is Wrecking Our Kids: Let's Ban It

“There is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.”<p>This statement, by homework research guru …

How to Start Exercising Again After Pregnancy

When it comes to losing the baby weight, experts agree that although eating healthy is the most important thing to do, it's also essential for moms …

Pregnancy

Black Lives Matter protesters confront Clinton at a fundraiser

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A pair of Black Lives Matter activists interrupted Hillary Clinton Wednesday night at a private fundraiser, confronting the Democratic presidential candidate with past statements she made about youth in gangs.<p>"We want you to apologize for mass incarceration," Ashley Williams said …

Black Lives Matter