Trending Today on Twitter – 12/14/18 1. #SandyHook 2. Sunmi 3. #FridayFeeling 4. Nancy Wilson 5. Seventeen 6. #ALiversary 7. #FridayMotivation 8. #2018MAMA 9. JJ Lin 10. Janet Jackson Source: Twitter Trending Today on Google – 12/14/18 1. Nancy Wilson 2. Imagine Ariana Grande 3. Aus vs Ind 4. Jabari Parker 5. Jessica Starr FOX…

December 10, 2018 | Daniel Walters | 0 Comments A few times a year, once during the Holidays, and then again at the end of the school year, exams come into focus for families of students. For some, exams represent a last chance to pass their classes. For others, exams can often be exempted due…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. New research suggests that when young women actively engage with social media images of friends who they think are more attractive than themselves, they report feeling worse about their own appearance afterward. York University researchers said it is accepted that social media can blur…

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*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay. More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation to try traditional smokes, according to a new report. Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens who started vaping, as e-cigarette use…

Happy Thanksgiving! Your kids are home for a few extra days of vacation, you spend more time around the table at meals, and you might even be spending extended periods of time together in the car as you travel to visit family and friends. The good news is that all this time together opens doors…

JL note:  It’s nice to see a study that confirms what we’ve been telling parents for several decades. *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. For many a parent, having “the conversation” with your child about sex is a one-time event. New research now suggests that when it comes to your…

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*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram may be hazardous to your mental health. The first experimental study examining use of multiple platforms shows a causal link between time spent on these social media and increased depression and loneliness, according to University of Pennsylvania researchers. The link…

November 7, 2018 | Amy Fenton |  The Saga If you have any contact with a kid over age 8, I’m sure you have heard of Fortnite. If not, simply say that word around a kid and you will get a reaction. Especially boys. It is the latest and greatest in the App Store, Xbox,…