What Causes Disappointment for Teens During the Holidays?

What Causes Disappointment for Teens During the Holidays?

This reflects that the interests and desires of the parents were more important than listening to and knowing what was important to the teen.A teen once wisely reflected that the only thing that ruined their holidays was their parents' stress to make them perfect.

Travel and Toddlers and Tantrums, Oh My!

Travel and Toddlers and Tantrums, Oh My!

Whether by plane, train, or automobile, on trips ranging from two days to two weeks, young children may be apt to have a tough time (read: throw more or worse tantrums).For all of these (among other) reasons, young children can experience travel and time away from home as disorienting or even upsetting.

Bode and Morgan Miller can't decide what to name their newborn twins

Bode and Morgan Miller can't decide what to name their newborn twins

Bode and Morgan Miller ’s twin sons didn’t give mom and dad much notice before making their appearance on Nov. 8) In fact, the boys arrived on the scene before the midwives did.

Why Seeing a Therapist Isn't Always the Right Choice

Why Seeing a Therapist Isn't Always the Right Choice

Seeking the help of a therapist doesn’t mean that there’s something unusual about you, but that you've simply acknowledged that it’s often helpful to get a second set of eyes on a given problem.

There Are Two Hard Problems of Consciousness, Not One

There Are Two Hard Problems of Consciousness, Not One

Science tells us about what likely “is” from a third-person general point of view; that is, it builds models about the behavior of the universe across different dimensions and levels of analysis.

See what two firefighters did to distract a frightened 2-year-old girl

See what two firefighters did to distract a frightened 2-year-old girl

Battalion Chief Allen Hadley and Captain Kevin Lloyd were trying to calm a toddler who had been involved in a car accident, when they noticed she was clutching three bottles of nail polish.Braelyn Fernelius painted the nails of Battalion Chief Allen Hadley and Captain Kevin Lloyd.

Monica Lewinsky unveils powerful PSA about a 'silent epidemic'

Monica Lewinsky unveils powerful PSA about a 'silent epidemic'

The announcement aims to remind people about the unseen anguish caused by online harassment, as well as the fact that you never know what someone else may be going through when they're being cyberbullied .The ad agency BBDO New York created the clip in collaboration with Lewinsky and her public relations firm, Dini von Mueffling Communications, to show the real-life consequences of online bullying.

Neuroscientists Discover the Brain Circuity for Persistence

Neuroscientists Discover the Brain Circuity for Persistence

A new scientific study published on July 25, 2019, in Cell identifies the molecular underpinnings and brain circuity that constrain motivation when the effort increases to obtain a reward—a new discovery that is the first step towards developing novel treatments for those suffering from addiction , depression , eating disorders , psychiatric disorders, and other mental health conditions.

Prince Harry says he wants two children 'maximum' in British Vogue

Prince Harry says he wants two children 'maximum' in British Vogue

Don’t expect a lot of siblings for royal baby Archie !Prince Harry , 34, revealed he wants “two (children), maximum,” during an interview in the September issue of British Vogue , which was guest edited by his wife, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex .He made the lighthearted comment about his ideal family size as he interviewed Jane Goodall , the legendary primatologist and environmental activist.

Shay Mitchell opens up about wearing diapers during pregnancy

Shay Mitchell opens up about wearing diapers during pregnancy

I swear to God, in a half an hour, I went to the bathroom probably about 22 times last night, to the point where I was like, 'I'm f------ wearing diapers.'".

Shawn Johnson reveals pregnancy complications in emotional video

Shawn Johnson reveals pregnancy complications in emotional video

Shawn Johnson's newest pregnancy is a source of both joy and sadness for her, as she revealed in a YouTube video posted Thursday. Johnson, 27, says to the camera, "I felt like someone knocked every ounce of air out of me ...

"That's Not Fair"

"That's Not Fair"

Emptying the dishwasher is not a major chore and I don’t think it needs to be a big deal to help out. I realized her point was valid, but it wasn’t based in fact. We all need to process that fact and help our kids do the same.

Shawn Johnson shares optimistic update after pregnancy complications

Shawn Johnson shares optimistic update after pregnancy complications

She shared an update about her pregnancy, including a rare complication the couple learned about following her 20-week ultrasound appointment. The 27-year-old revealed on "The East Family" channel that she had undergone genetic testing and the results came back all negative.“It was negative for any chromosomal anomaly, which meant genetically our baby is healthy,” she explained.

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades, a new study reports. Suicide rates for 15- to 19-year-olds and those between 20 and 24 are at their highest level since 2000, Miron said.

When Parental Help Hinders

When Parental Help Hinders

Many parents are overinvolved in and have a need to essentially control the lives of their children. At a certain point in its development, the tree grows beyond the need for these supports, and their continuing use can inhibit its growth.

15 ways you’re (unwittingly) teaching your kid to not listen to you

15 ways you’re (unwittingly) teaching your kid to not listen to you

Limit yourself to giving only one or two instructions at a time in a slow and clear manner, then ask your children to repeat what you said to make sure they understood you.

Are You Ready to Take a Slice out of the “Happiness Pie”?

Are You Ready to Take a Slice out of the “Happiness Pie”?

Estimates of heritability, for example, reflect a statistical formula that examines relationships among variables taken from groups of people with known biological relationships.

Woman's 'cruel' Mother's Day gift for her anti-vax mum

Woman's 'cruel' Mother's Day gift for her anti-vax mum

I know it is definitely passive-aggressive, but if I donate vaccines in her name, would that be a dick move?. "I know I could donate other helpful things that probably wouldn’t rock the boat, but I also think this is a gentle way to bring attention to something that matters.".

'My ex won't pay for my son's $740 birthday party'

'My ex won't pay for my son's $740 birthday party'

"She has the nerve to say that if I want it, I pay for it and that she doesn't see why I can't invite my son's friends to a small gathering instead," wrote the woman about her ex's new fiancée.

I've found the perfect eco-friendly shoe (and Meghan Markle wears the brand, too)

I've found the perfect eco-friendly shoe (and Meghan Markle wears the brand, too)

Rothy's shoes come in four basic styles — the flat, the point, the loafer and the most recent addition, the sneaker, and range in price from $125 to $165.

Should kids have Easter eggs, chocolate treats at Easter?

Should kids have Easter eggs, chocolate treats at Easter?

But for every point I make, my partner is there with a quick response on how chocolate is a part of life. I can’t control what they do when they babysit him, but I mention to my partner, “our son can have chocolate at his grandparents’ houses only.

Hope in the Midst of Alzheimer's Drug Failures

Hope in the Midst of Alzheimer's Drug Failures

While researchers continue to study other potential targets for medication—including tau (a naturally occurring protein that is abnormally tangled in Alzheimer's), inflammation, and vascular issues (e.g. diabetes, high blood pressure, and cholesterol problems)—there has been a simultaneous, strong focus on the impact of lifestyle factors in reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s.

Let Your Young Athletes Be Disappointed

Let Your Young Athletes Be Disappointed

If, and it's a big if, parents and young athletes can understand what disappointment is and how it can help athletes to ultimately achieve their goals, the emotion can actually propel their development as both athletes and as people.

'You can now see a GP via Facetime and it's changed my life'

'You can now see a GP via Facetime and it's changed my life'

Hands up if you hate being made to wait in a medical surgery to see a Doctor. Jump on to Swift Doc (app or website).Pick what kind of medical service you need. Select which Doctor you want and what time works for you.

Are We Overreacting to "Snowplow Parenting?"

Are We Overreacting to "Snowplow Parenting?"

Many recent articles define snowplow parenting as protecting against “any harm” or removing “every obstacle.” Experts say things like, “If you shield [your children] from every problem now, they’ll be ill-equipped to face bigger challenges down the road” (Simmons, 2019).

Professor provides an update on the study of fathers

Professor provides an update on the study of fathers

According to Cookston, studying fatherhood is a starting point for broader societal conversations about the roles that fathers and men play in families.

Taking Charge of College Rejections

Taking Charge of College Rejections

Perhaps, but after sitting with thousands of students over the years from elementary school aged kids to high schoolers who worry that the “B-” on their spelling test means they won’t go to college, and that every grade or activity "counts" for college, we all know that the specter of admission decisions hovers over kid’s minds long before senior year.

Happiness for Sale

Happiness for Sale

Given all this fuss, it’s interesting that most people say they believe the old saying “Money doesn't buy happiness,” at least according to one informal poll. According to research, making more money can lead to greater happiness when it’s used to purchase experiences or to benefit others (or both).

Chrissy Teigen reveals son Miles is finished wearing his helmet: 'Such a trooper'

Chrissy Teigen reveals son Miles is finished wearing his helmet: 'Such a trooper'

Chrissy Teigen has some good news to share about her son, Miles. No more helmet.” Teigen also confirmed that the helmet was designed specifically for Miles. Miles, who was born last May, got the helmet in December.

5 Daily Actions to Build Your Confidence

5 Daily Actions to Build Your Confidence

Confidence develops when you have a deep sense that you can handle the emotional outcome of whatever you face or pursue. The first step is to allow yourself to be aware of, experience, and move through the full range of your feelings, both pleasant and unpleasant.