*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on University College London. A Lancet Psychiatry study found that an additional 60 minutes of light activity (such as walking or doing chores) daily at age 12 was associated with a 10% reduction in depressive symptoms at age 18. “Our findings show that young people who…

The past 12 weeks (or 14, 20, or 500 billion—who’s counting anymore) have been intense while quarantined with 8 children: 8 blessed souls who range in age from 4-17, and this includes five teenagers and one with profound special needs. Prior to the worldwide pandemic, my husband Ryan and I successfully prioritized self-care. We understood…

Overflowing Love This week your child learned about where different races came from. Different languages and cultures began at the Tower of Babel. We must remember there is only one race of people, and we should treat each other as valuable creations made in the image of God. Do a science experiment with your child….

Trending Today on Twitter – 5/22/20 1. #AGUSTD2 2. #fridaymorning 3. #FridayFeeling 4. #MemorialDayWeekend 5. #FridayMotivation 6. Karachi 7. Charlamagne 8. Puppy Chow 9. Alejandro Ripley 10. Jinkook Source: Twitter Trending Today on Google – 5/22/20 1. Open Skies Treaty 2. Klobuchar 3. Mbira 4. Lori Loughlin 5. Lana Del Rey 6. Nick Cordero 7. Debby Ryan…

By Walt Mueller Is this pandemic causing you to trade one distraction for another? I’m hearing some people talk about how the slower pace of life occasioned by less time running around and more time staying home have led to an increased sense of calm. In these cases, the distraction of our habitual busyness has been…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on StudyFinds. The years between 12 and 20 are a period of self-discovery and self-doubt for the average teen. It’s hard not to compare oneself to others in high school, especially in today’s day and age of Instagram and selfies. Now, a new study conducted at…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on StudyFinds. Think you spend a lot of time staring at your computer screen? A new survey may surprise even the most screen-addicted tech user. Researchers say over the span of one’s life, the average adult will spend not months, not years, but decades gazing at their…

“Do not remember the former things, or ponder the things of the past. Listen carefully, I am about to do a new thing, now it will spring forth; will you not be aware of it? I will even put a road in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:18-19 As I see it, there…

  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on StudyFinds. What day is it again? If you’ve been feeling like all days blur together lately, you’re definitely not alone. As millions of Americans continue to spend 24 hours per day at home during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s become worryingly common for people to…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on EurekAlert. Young children go on to achieve more academic success when their verbal skills are enhanced, a new study suggests. The study, by researchers at the University of York, looked at why children from wealthier and well-educated family backgrounds tend to do better at school….

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