Sandra Hemphill

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What Teens Need Most From Their Parents

As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>The teenage years can be mystifying for parents. Sensible …

20 Things To Know about Adolescents

<i>20 Things Educators Should Know about Adolescents</i><p><i>Adapted from: Children and adolescents. Elkind, D.</i><p>Note: Adolescents are not just little adults.<p><i>“It</i> …

What to Do When the Going Gets Rough

/ Jul 28, 2016<p>The most straightforward advice on awakening enlightened mind is this: practice not causing harm to anyone – yourself or others –and …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Body Language

Research Shows Grandmothers' Brains Benefit from Babysitting

Just another way to convince your mom to watch the kids this weekend.<p>When you're a grandma, there aren't many things better than spending time with …

Dementia

5 Ways Caring Parents Make Teen Anxiety Worse (by Natasha Daniels)

Your happy-go-lucky child has turned into an anxiety-ridden teen. It is a painful thing to watch. Activities that were once enjoyable are now …

24 Questions You Should Ask Your Parents, While You Can

I am close with my parents. I talk to my mom and dad (separately) quite often, sometimes over the phone, sometimes on FaceTime. Usually the …

Parenting Advice: How To Recover After Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids

This past week I freaked out on my daughter. It has been so miserably hot, and I have been running around trying to get packed up and off on our …

10 Golden Rules For Moms Raising Sons

Years ago, I struck up a conversation with a woman who was preparing for her son's upcoming wedding. At the time, my sons were still quite young and I asked her what her relationship was like with her adult son. She told me it was good because she followed the golden rules of raising sons.<p><i>Golden</i> …

8 Little Things We Forget To Be Grateful For

Here's a challenge: When was the last time you were able to count <i>every single thing</i> that made you happy in one day? It may sound easy, but chances are if you wrote them all down, you'd still be missing some.<p>We know that taking stock of what we're thankful for can make us more joyful -- but there …

Building Resilience in Children - 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies (Backed by Science)

All children are capable of extraordinary things. There is no happiness gene, no success gene, and no ‘doer of extraordinary things’ gene. The …

Skywatchers to get special treat -- five planets and a comet

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you don't mind getting up a bit early -- or sneaking out of the office if you work the overnight shift -- the skies are offering a very special treat for the next few weeks.<p>From January 20 to February 20, you can see five planets spanning the sky together just before dawn: Mercury, …

Astronomy

11 Questions That Will Make Your Child Happier

Are you naturally carefree and happy? If so, it's likely a mix of your genetics (identical twins reared apart are usually the same level of happy) and your personal choices about how to live your life. The field of positive psychology centers on the idea that people can make themselves happy just …

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also …

Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew

1. Respect me. I'm my own person, not just your kid. Sometimes I might have opinions that differ from yours. Sometimes I just want to be your baby. Respect me either way.<p>2. I still want to have fun with you, and feel like home is safe and happy. Smile at me.<p>3. I need to make some of my own choices, …

5 Tips To Boost Your Memory (And Your Morale)

Right up there with hot flashes, insomnia, grumpiness and weight gain, forgetting what you were going to say, when only half the words are out of your mouth, can make you feel out of your mind! Is what was once crystal-clear now just a tad fuzzy?<p>Welcome to brain fog. It can be frustrating because …

12 Things Marriage Is and 12 Things It Isn't

24 years of marriage.<p>That's what September 15th meant for me.<p>We had celebrated earlier so I didn't remember until I was driving to work. I called him. Told him I loved him. I got grocery store flowers when I got home. Beautifully arranged by the way.<p>What ever did we do without grocery store flowers?<p>…

Marriage

Uncovering the 10 Culprits Robbing Your Happiness

I got pick-pocketed in Cusco recently. That's one way to make a grown man cry. The pain of robbery always goes beyond the loss of material possessions. It's that sense of violation. When our joy, peace and happiness is yanked away and replaced with a profound bitterness.<p>My intuition was screaming …

Concord Grape Cornmeal Cake

8 to 10 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Serve this cake at brunch, or for dessert with a scoop of ice cream.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, cooled slightly, plus more<p>1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour; more for grapes<p>1/2 cup yellow cornmeal<p>1 …

Recipes

Offline over the Weekend? Read All the Tech News You Missed Here

Sitting on the edge of the pool sipping your drink, blanking out with a box set of your favorite TV show or keenly avoiding all the chores you’d been saving up all week – there are lots of ways you can spend your weekend.<p>Of course, if you were doing any of those things, chances are you weren’t …