raising teenagers

Program helps children with disabilities
Program helps children with disabilities April 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of children with developmental disabilities can take heart from new research which shows that a University of Queensland program can reduce serious emotional and behavioural problems. A study by US researchers published in the journal Research in Developmental Disabilities ... Read More »

Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media
Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media April 18, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents wanting to help their children use social media safely should advise them: To set privacy so that only friends can see the information they add. Not to add people to their social network that you don’t know and trust ... Read More »

Social Media: A guide for parents
Social Media: A guide for parents April 18, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Introduction Social networking is increasingly popular and interacting using online social media has become an important part of children’s and adolescents’ lives. The majority of Australian children use social media and use increases in older age groups. Amongst 8-11 year ... Read More »

Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment
Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment April 11, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A loving mom can’t overcome the anxiety and aggression caused by corporal punishment, and her otherwise warm demeanour may make it worse, according to research led by Duke University that was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent ... Read More »

Family interventions reduce smoking rates in children and adolescents
Family interventions reduce smoking rates in children and adolescents March 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A global review by Canada’s University of Calgary and QUT into the effectiveness of family-based programs has found these programs can be highly effective in stopping children from taking up smoking. The findings have just been published in the Cochrane ... Read More »

Irregular sleeping pattern may affect how teens eat
Irregular sleeping pattern may affect how teens eat March 29, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Day-to-day changes in how long your teen sleeps at night might be affecting how much they eat, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 meeting. Penn State researchers looked at data on 342 teenagers and ... Read More »

Teens Increasingly Sleep Deprived
Teens Increasingly Sleep Deprived March 6, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sufficient sleep is critical for adolescent health, yet the number of hours slept per night has decreased among teenagers in the United States over the last 20 years. A study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health ... Read More »

Breaking the barriers for first in family uni students
Breaking the barriers for first in family uni students February 24, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

“More than 50% of Australian tertiary education students are the first in their family to go to university and that number is increasing,” Dr O’ Shea, from University of Wollongong’s School of Education, said. This trend, and how universities can ... Read More »

UF/IFAS study: Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college
UF/IFAS study: Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college February 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Female students who said their dads were “involved” in their lives as teens are more likely to use protection when having sex in college, a positive sign for fathers in an era of increasingly single-parent homes, according to new University ... Read More »

Alcohol Apps aimed at young
Alcohol Apps aimed at young January 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Apps with names like “Let’s get Wasted!” and “Drink Thin” have led a James Cook University Professor to call for Government action on alcohol advertising on mobile devices. JCU’s Professor Lynne Eagle led a team studying free apps involving alcohol ... Read More »







 
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