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The Link Between Technology And Depression in Children

Oct 29, 2018

by editorial team

 

Does your child spend too much time in front of a screen? And does it matter?

A 2018 study by researchers at the San Diego State University says yes.

The study found a correlation between increased smartphone use...

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Are Attention Disorders Linked to Technology?

Oct 29, 2018

By Angela Cummings

 

Over 6 million children ages 2-17 were diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 2016, according to a study by the U.S. Center for Disease Control. This is an increase of 1.7 million children with...

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6 Tips to Avoid Raising A Narcissist

Oct 23, 2018

by editorial team

 

We all know that child or adult: the one who thinks rules don’t apply to them, who throws loud public tantrums, insists on special treatment, and seems insensitive to everyone else’s feelings...

It’s...

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Overlooked Healthy Choices for Healthy Living

Oct 12, 2018

 

Dr. Joseph Braun, a Professor of Epidemiology at Brown University, studies the potential health consequences of environmental chemical exposures in pregnant women, infants, and children. More specifically, he has a special interest in...

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How to Help A Child with Their Social Skills

Aug 01, 2018

by editorial team

 

Do you know how to help your child with their social skills? As a parent, you have a unique opportunity to teach your child social skills even adults struggle with, like building friendships, managing conflict, and...

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Sleep is Crucial For Healthy Kids

Jul 14, 2018

by editorial team

 

The National Sleep Foundation reports that ninety percent of surveyed individuals admitted to using a technology device within an hour of bedtime, and many of these are children. According to the National Sleep Foundation,...

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Tips to Help Kids Overcome Social Isolation

Jun 05, 2018

by a staff writer

Social isolation contributes to low self-esteem, school adjustment, anxiety, and depression. The digital world can hamper as much as elevate children's lives. And too much time on devices increases social...

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Guidelines for Children's Screen Time

May 30, 2018
 

"Americans spend almost 11 hours a day consuming media," according to a report by CNN in 2016. In addition to how this modern lifestyle is affecting our brains, bodies, spirit, energy, and human experience, I wonder, How is this...

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Your Children’s Development: How Does Technology Endanger It?

Mar 29, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

All parents have used digital screens as babysitters. 

We give our children cell phones to play games, learn, and allow them to watch shows or movies on our laptops or...

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Reproductive health expert from Yale Medical School discusses how toxic exposures may influence our reproductive health and children

Sep 19, 2017
 

I remember clearly the first time I came across the reality that our consumer products expose us to toxic exposures--which include chemicals, heavy metals, and electromagnetic fields. It was ten years ago, when my first born was just...

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