Kara Powell In the midst of universities moving online due to COVID-19, your college student is packing up more than just a few suitcases. As they transition back home, they’re almost certainly lugging with them a host of emotions. You’ve likely seen these emotions sprawled all over your home. Sadness and grief piled high. Some relief…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on StudyFinds. College can be a very stressful time for young adults, and this can be very taxing on their mental health. Fortunately, there is a very accessible remedy for this stress — nature. Recent research shows that spending as little as 10 minutes in a…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on ScienceDaily. Research conducted at Swansea University and the University of Milan has shown that students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about tests. This effect was made worse by the increased feelings of loneliness…

Crystal Chiang Helping your child transition from one phase to the next is never easy. You probably remember the first day of kindergarten, the first day of middle school, or the day they got their driver’s license. Chances are, at each phase, you found yourself the same, very important, question: Do they have everything they…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay. When a high school senior becomes a university freshman, change is the name of the game. A new school. New friendships. Even new ways of eating. As healthy, home-cooked meals give way to a campus diet of beer and pizza, student waistlines tend to…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on USA Today. America’s teenagers have a lot on their minds. They worry about school, about fitting in, about guns, about the environment, about just figuring out who they really are. But given that for the most part, mom and dad are still paying the bills,…

February 11, 2019 | Reggie Joiner | Time flies fast from elementary to college age, so get ready to change your parenting habits. Every child seems to move in warp speed toward the teenage years. I was caught by surprise when a new declaration of personal independence was automatically assumed the day my son got…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on WIRED. Jace has never lived in a world without Facebook. His father already had an account by the time he was born. Even before Jace could understand the concept of Facebook, he felt its influence every time his dad had him stop what he was doing…

October 16, 2018 | Steven Argue This fall, we sent our youngest daughter of three to college. You’d think I’d have this transition down by now.  I didn’t. I cried like a baby. At the most unexpected times. Over obscure memories. Parenting is not for the weak. It’s courageous. Gut wrenching. Beautiful. Death-defying. Life-giving. As…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Barna.com. We live in an increasingly “post-truth” political climate. But even before fake news and alternative facts, few Americans were in agreement about, well, almost anything. Over time, consensus on key moral principles has waned, and the younger generations are now inheriting this new moral…

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