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Children’s Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

Access to the internet has expanded our children's horizons but also has downsides. Screen time should be limited for their physical & emotional health.
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How to Tell Your Senior Parent It’s Time to Stop Driving

Are you worried that it is no longer safe for your senior parent to be driving? Here are 7 tips to talk about why you need to take away the car keys.
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Outside Activities Children Actually Want to Do!

Getting your children to play outside isn’t just for fun, it’s good for their growing bodies and minds. Here are some simple, fun activities they will love.
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What Can We Learn About Fatherhood From Science?

What does biological science tell us about fatherhood? A scientist explores some scientific studies on brain and hormonal changes that have evolved to be sure we nurture our young.
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Helping Your Child Deal With Bullies: What You Can Do

Bullying can take many different forms but is defined as the aggressive behavior of one or more people against another for any number of...
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What You Need to Know About Climate Change and Children’s Health

Children are more susceptible to adverse effects of climate change because of age & small size. Here are some steps to protect them & our environment.
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How to Talk to Your Aging Parent About Getting Help

Few things can be as complicated as caring for your mom or dad through their golden years. One common challenge adult children face when caregiving is their parent's refusal to accept help. Understanding why seniors may reject offers for assistance can help you have a more productive conversation.
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A 13-Year-Old’s Perspective on How to Stem Violence in the World

Our thoughts have the ability to make us well or make us unwell. Science has shown that yoga, meditation, and mindfulness can assist in the healing process and that our minds can control our bodies. It is more important than ever to teach kids the skills they need to cope with emotions in a better way.
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Smartphone Syndrome: A Millennial Mental Health Crisis

Millennials were born during a period of rapid technological transformation. Most millennials have never known life without a cellular telephone or without having access to the internet. The mental health effects of being "always connected" have only recently started to be considered.
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The High Price of Being Constantly Plugged In

How constant connectivity negatively impacts teens' mental health and what you can do about it.
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Top 8 Apps to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

Here are 8 new technologies that are designed to keep families (including our pets) safer, healthier, and happier.
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Dry Drowning & Secondary Drowning: Should You Be Terrified?

A highly publicized death of a child due to a rare form of drowning, terrified parents needlessly. Here's what you need to know about secondary and dry drowning.