Tag Archives: teens

“Sadfishing”

Have you ever heard of “sadfishing”?  When someone solicits attention online by posting something emotional, it’s known as “sadfishing.” But some younger social media users can view emotional posts as …

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Is Your Teen Impulsive?

Impulsiveness in adolescence isn’t just a phase; it’s biology. And despite all the social factors that define our teen years, the human brain and the brains of other primates go …

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Physical Fun Can Benefit Your Overweight Child’s Mindframe

“A program with clear rules, routines and activities, attentive adults and a chance to interact with peers in a fun environment appears to work as well as exercise at improving …

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If Your Child Isn’t Getting Enough Sleep – He May Have Other Unhealthy Habits

Did you know that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that children 6 to 12 years of age sleep 9-12 hours on a regular basis to promote optimal health?  …

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Make New Friends By Improving Social Skills

In honor of Friday, May 25th’s, Tweens & Teens Think It, Move It for Students with Social Challenges program, I’d like to discuss the importance of social skills for children. Social …

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Using Social Skills to Make Friends

In honor of this Friday’s Tweens & Teens Think It, Move It for Students with Social Challenges program, I’d like to discuss the importance of social skills for children. Social …

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Focus Teens on Healthy Lifestyles – Not Dieting

A single approach can prevent both childhood obesity and eating disorders in teenagers, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Scientific evidence summarized in the new recommendations …

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