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When your child lies to you, sometimes it's best to play along

My son's school called me at work the other day to tell me he had a sore throat and a stomachache and needed to be picked up.<p>I rushed to get him and discerned, immediately, that he was faking.<p>"Can we go to Target?" he asked as I buckled him into his booster seat. "I think I just need a Popsicle."<p>I …

Research

You Can Try and Deny It, But Our Schools Need to Do Better Preparing Our Kids for College and Career

<i>The following is a guest post from my colleague, Tracy Dell'Angela, a former Chicago Tribune journalist who has worked for a variety of education policy and research organizations. She also describes herself as the "proud but broke" mother of two daughters in college. She blogs at Education Post</i> …

Ever Wonder What Your Child's Imaginary Friend Looks Like? Then You Have to See These Photos

Two moms and artists create stunning photos featuring the creatures of their children's imagination.<p>If your child has an imaginary friend, you've probably wondered what he or she looks like. And what about that monster under the bed?<p>Envisioning the creatures inside her daughter's head was the …

Parenting

Telegraph logo

The news that Donald Trump has challenged Sadiq Khan to an IQ test (in response to being labelled as "ignorant" for his comments on Muslims) is a timely reminder, if we needed it, of the outrage caused in 2013 by the Mayor’s predecessor, Boris Johnson, with his observation that a person’s IQ was a …

One parent behavior may affect kids of divorce more than divorce itself

Danny Moloshok/Reuters<p>It's a common assumption that children of divorce are more likely to get divorced themselves.<p>For the most part, that's what …

FDA Warns Common Food Ingredient Can Be Fatal To Dogs

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Can I have some now? Fotyma/ShutterstockThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released an official warning to …

What's Worse Than Skipping School?

Last week, just before March break, a high school student in Ontario was sent to jail overnight. Her offence was truancy. Apparently, this young …

What brings a parent to murder their own child?

The act of killing an innocent child is something most of us cannot comprehend. But an average of 25 children are killed each year by a parent in …

Nurturing during preschool years boosts child's brain growth: Mothers' support linked to robust growth of brain area involved in learning, memory, stress response

Mothers' support linked to robust growth of brain area involved in learning, memory, stress response<p>Children whose mothers were nurturing during the …

New Evidence Links Spanking to Child Behavior Problems, but Perhaps The Evidence Isn't So Clear

Social science research tends to overlap with a fair number of cultural debates, often weighing in on one side or another. This isn't surprising, given that social science is often trying to give society answers to pressing questions. In the latest such example, a new meta-analytic study claims to …

Spanking just as damaging as child abuse, study finds

Spanking is just as harmful as child abuse, according to a study published this month in the <i>Journal of Family Psychology</i>.<p>The analysis, which looked …

Spare the child: Spanking linked to aggression & mental health problems

Reviewing more than 100 studies from the past 50 years with data from more than 160,000 children, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

The unbearable lightness of being yourself on social media

From the NY Times, the excellent Jenna Wortham on How I Learned to Love Snapchat. This bit caught my eye:<p>Its entire aesthetic flies in the face of …

Social Media

Social media users luring children into sexual acts online - Nation

KUALA LUMPUR: With high-speed Internet and fast computers, you may think that your child is safe surfing while you are away from home.<p>Well, you may …

How Periscope became social media’s most disturbing platform

Last week, a 19-year-old woman – known only as ‘Océane’ – began what would be her last ever Periscope broadcast. “The video I am doing right now is not made to create buzz, but rather to make people react, to open minds, and that’s it,” she told viewers. “I have reached the point where nothing …

Social media poses threat to people with intellectual disabilities - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

EAST LANSING, Mich. — People with intellectual disabilities are more susceptible to exploitation and abuse, and the rise of the Internet only …

15 Takeout Recipes to Try No Matter Your Diet

When you’re on a specific diet, takeout can sometimes seem like it’s totally out of the question. Even if you order something seemingly healthy, you never know what could be lurking in those stir fry recipes. The solution to this problem is to simply make your own takeout at home. This way, you …

Basil Goat Cheese Pasta Salad.

Can we just talk about this pasta salad??The post Basil Goat Cheese Pasta Salad. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Why kids today are out of shape, disrespectful – and in charge

Dr. Leonard Sax has been a family physician and psychologist for 27 years, conducting workshops around the world for parents, teachers, social …

10 Most Common Childhood Illnesses

Having a sick child is no fun, no matter how old your child is. Knowing what illnesses to look for, the symptoms related to them, and how to treat …

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluently by 8. Their classmates shudder with envy; their parents rejoice at winning the lottery. But to paraphrase T. S. Eliot, their careers tend to end not with a bang, but with a …

Creativity

Take a Northwestern Direction

Worth it? A NU approach to dating

We get it. We live in a fast-paced, digital age that is rewiring our brains to express our affection through emojis. An age where people can “ghost” …

An instant camera with a modern take on retro photography

At a time when digital memories are a swipe away, instant film photography can feel tedious. But Impossible Project's I-1 camera makes the old school format feel new again. For its first instant camera, the German company that has been producing instant film for the past eight years repackaged the …

Photography

Too poor to pay for college, too rich for financial aid

Gage Marquez's dream is to become the first in his family to go to college, get his degree from the University of California at San Diego, and eventually become a cardiologist.<p>He nearly cried tears of joy when he found out he got in.<p>But then he and his parents took a look at the financial aid …

College & University

How to Grow a Thick Skin and Handle Criticism

Just living in the world opens you up to criticism, but doing anything in the public eye, from writing a blog to performing your stand-up comedy to coaching your kid's soccer team, will invite judgment and criticism. And doing anything truly innovative will guarantee it.<p>So how to brace yourself? …

This is How Your Body Really Processes Grief

<b>1. Your Heart</b><p>- Heart attacks are more likely, thanks to the trifecta of increased blood pressure, heart rate and clotting. One small study in</i> …

Immune System

What Teens Shouldn't Do Online if They Want a Job or College Admission

What teens post today can <i>really</i> affect their prospects tomorrow. Coach your kid to stay smart online and avoid jeopardizing coveted …