Trending Today on Twitter – 11/17/17 1. #ShareTheLove 2. #MMSayThanks 3. #friyay 4. #FlashbackFriday 5. #ThePunisher 6. Franken Should Go 7. Jimmy Santiago Baca 8. #StarTours 9. Bob Kraft 10. Antonio Ledezma Source: Twitter   Trending Today on Google – 11/17/17 1. Hiromi Tsuru 2. Al Franken 3. Steelers 4. Celtics 5. Tesla 6….

Something hit me last Wednesday night when I was speaking to a group of parents, grandparents, and youth workers in the Philly area. I was presenting some of our No Parent Left Behind material and we were in the midst of talking about teenage physical development. We focus on the changes in the body, and the emerging…

  Trending Today on Twitter – 11/10/17 1. #MakeCheddar 2. #VeteransDay 3. #RoyMooreChildMolesster 4. #ThingsISayAfterSex 5. #FlashbackFriday 6. Aly Raisman 7. #USMC242 8. Vietnam 9. Corn 10. Gulen Source: Twitter   Trending Today on Google – 11/10/17 1. Cavs 2. Nicki Minaj 3. Earthquake 4. I Love You Daddy 5. Senate tax plan 6. Louis…

  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay.   Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, texting: Sometimes it seems today’s young adults are online more often than not.   But new research suggests that the amount of time young adults spend on social media doesn’t seem to affect their risk for mental health problems….

  I recently read an article about a family who loved to hike. Actually, not all of them loved it. One son shared how every weekend, rain or shine, he was forced to put on his hiking shoes (yes, forced) and he was loaded into the family car for what he described as a boring,…

  Trending Today on Twitter – 11/3/17 1. #SeinfeldTaughtMe 2. #NationalSandwichDay 3. #HowToBePopularIn4Words 4. #iJobsReport 5. #FlashbackFriday 6. Zeke Elliott 7. Secret Service 8. Air Force One 9. I Am the Only One That Matters 10. DT Justin Hamilton Source: Twitter Trending Today on Google – 11/3/17 1. Apple Stock 2. Shemar Moore 3. Jennifer…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. A new study has found that when parents acknowledge the perspectives of their adolescent children and encourage them to express themselves, the kids have a stronger sense of self-worth, intrinsic motivation, and engagement, and also have less depression. The study, which looked at parenting…

  Part 1 – THE TALK You know which talk I’m talking about. THE “TALK” talk. THE TALK that no parent looks forward to, but all parents know is critical. THE TALK that reduces most of us to our middle-school-selves, all tongue-tied, darty-eyed, and fidgety. THE TALK parents desperately want to do well, but THE TALK…

October 30, 2017By Walt Mueller It’s back. Stranger Things that is. I’m glad. Perhaps I’m just a big kid, but watching season 1 of the Netflix series hooked me. I’m not a science fiction fan so the attraction was a bit of a surprise to me. I get why so many kids binge-watched the first season,…