Helping Girls Develop their Identities

Helping Girls Develop their Identities

As Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie states in her TED talk, "," adolescents actively construct identity stories that knit together diverse group memberships, such as daughter, sister, friend, student, gender , race, ethnicity , social class, sexuality , religion , and community, with the master narratives that embody their cultural histories, values, practices, and goals .

The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

The new study is "one of many that are pointing in the same general direction, that people who are happier and more optimistic and have a higher degree of life satisfaction, they tend to be healthier and they tend to live longer," said James Maddux, a professor emeritus of clinical psychology with George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. He had no role in the study.

Danielle Fishel shares health update on newborn son Adler

Danielle Fishel shares health update on newborn son Adler

The former "Boy Meets World" actress revealed last week that her newborn son, Adler Lawrence Karp, was born four weeks prematurely on June 24. Fishel went on to explain that despite everything that happened so far, she trusts that little Adler is in the best possible hands.

Harmful Germs in Ocean Water? How to Tell

Harmful Germs in Ocean Water? How to Tell

“Fecal matter, like from sewage discharge, is responsible for a lot of the pollution,” says Mark Mattson, president of Swim Drink Fish, an organization that promotes safe water.

Gretchen Rossi Holds Infant Daughter for 1st Time: ‘Blessed’

Gretchen Rossi Holds Infant Daughter for 1st Time: ‘Blessed’

“This was right out of surgery and the very first time I got to hold my baby girl,” the Real Housewives of Orange County alum, 40, captioned a Thursday, July 18, Instagram upload.

FAQ: All About Ticks 2019

FAQ: All About Ticks 2019

Some types, like the black-legged tick (also known as the deer tick -- the one that carries Lyme disease), thrive in humid conditions. They’re hard to see on your body, which may be why nymph black-legged ticks are most likely to transmit Lyme disease to humans.

Police are called on an 11-year-old selling 'ice cold beer'

Police are called on an 11-year-old selling 'ice cold beer'

Parker is serving roughly 100 customers a day since opening on Tuesday.“Business is booming,” Parker’s dad, Alan, told TODAY Parents .But for Parker, the stand isn’t just about making money. The Brigham City Police Department posed for a photo with Seth Parker.

Brian Austin Green's oldest son visits him on '90210' set — see the pic

Brian Austin Green's oldest son visits him on '90210' set — see the pic

Brian Austin Green 's oldest son, Kassius Marcil-Green, visited his dad on the set of the upcoming "Beverly Hills, 90210" revival .Green's ex Vanessa Marcil took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a photo of Kassius, 17, grinning on the "BH90210" set in Vancouver, Canada.

Khloe Kardashian Says True Looks Like Tristan Thompson: 'Beautiful'

Khloe Kardashian Says True Looks Like Tristan Thompson: 'Beautiful'

When an Instagram user wrote, “I know Khloé hates Tristan but Baby True starting to look just like him,” on a Wednesday, July 17, comparison pic of the toddler and the NBA player, 28, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 35, set the record straight.

Prince George, Princes Charlotte Dote on Baby Archie

Prince George, Princes Charlotte Dote on Baby Archie

“They dote on him,” a source tells Us Weekly exclusively of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan ’s 2-month-old in this week’s issue. Last month, another source revealed to Us exclusively that Archie attended the Trooping the Colour parade , where he had a chance to “meet some of his cousins.”.

Dateline's Andrea Canning opens up on IVF journey to welcoming a boy after 5 girls

Dateline's Andrea Canning opens up on IVF journey to welcoming a boy after 5 girls

Canning, Bancroft and their five girls look at Tripp. “When they walked into the room, they ran to the little bassinet and were so happy and so excited,” she said about the first time the girls saw Tripp.

Making Health Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty

Making Health Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty

Indeed, for people who had lower vitamin D levels before starting the trial, 85% of those who took the supplement did not have a recurrence or die, compared to 71% of those who took the placebo. Overall, no clear evidence from these trials that vitamin D supplementation protects against recurrence of colorectal cancer, on average.

Hold on Loosely

Hold on Loosely

On the other hand, parents, maybe especially those not yet familiar with onboarding children at college or those with first-generation students, can experience anxiety of their own, spawning a plethora of questions about how to best support their child (Wallace, 2018).

What to Do If You Are Depressed: Relating to Your Emotions

What to Do If You Are Depressed: Relating to Your Emotions

The healthy way is via cultivating a different relationship with one’s feelings, what I call the Emotional Sweet Spot (ESS) model.

This Instant Pot is 50% off for Amazon Prime Day

This Instant Pot is 50% off for Amazon Prime Day

All current Instant Pot models come with a saute function in addition to the preprogrammed timed settings — a feature that not every basic slow cooker can boast.

Millions Hurt by 'Secondhand' Alcohol of Others

Millions Hurt by 'Secondhand' Alcohol of Others

"Heavy drinkers should be aware of how they might be impacting the lives of people around them," said study co-author Katherine Karriker-Jaffe, a senior scientist with the Alcohol Research Group at the Public Health Institute in Emeryville, Calif.

The heartbreaking home truth I discovered while using the viral Face App

The heartbreaking home truth I discovered while using the viral Face App

It’s also given me ample time in the evening to play with #FaceApp (slightly creepily ageing myself and everyone I have a photo of) and I think I know why this global viral trend has exploded and everyone has become so obsessed and filled with fear over seeing themselves through an older lense .I think for so many of us, we have an ageing phobia.

Leaning on Others to Become More Independent

Leaning on Others to Become More Independent

Thus, leaning first more on parents for help, then on friends, and then on romantic partners as teens get older makes sense when considering that these relationships are likely characterized by greater trust and intimacy at different points of adolescence.

Do Children Have Unique Human Rights?

Do Children Have Unique Human Rights?

But this technicality does not excuse the United States from recognizing that all children, whatever their race and whether or not they are citizens of our country, have an inalienable human right to live with their families and to be treated humanely and kindly as befits their vulnerability.

'Secret Shopper' Study Shows How Easily Teens Can Buy E-Cigs

'Secret Shopper' Study Shows How Easily Teens Can Buy E-Cigs

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite federal and state age restrictions on the sale of tobacco and vaping products, a new "secret shopper" study found that IDs were checked only about half the time.

Blac Chyna Shares Rare Pics With Kids King Cairo, Dream

Blac Chyna Shares Rare Pics With Kids King Cairo, Dream

“Seven things every child needs to hear: I love you, I’m proud of you, I’m sorry, I forgive you, I’m listening,” the Lashed Bar owner, 31, captioned a of Tyga ’s son kissing Rob Kardashian ’s daughter on the head.

Chip and Joanna Gaines' son Crew took his first steps — see the photo

Chip and Joanna Gaines' son Crew took his first steps — see the photo

Baby Crew walked just a few days after his first birthday , and Joanna Gaines just shared more cute photos from his nautical-themed party (click or swipe through to see all the photos).In the first picture, maybe he was contemplating how to walk up the stairs!. Chip and Joanna Gaines threw baby Crew a beautiful 1st birthday party.

Netflix removes suicide scene from '13 Reasons Why'

Netflix removes suicide scene from '13 Reasons Why'

So on the advice of medical experts, including Dr. Christine Moutier, Chief Medical Officer at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, we've decided with creator Brian Yorkey and the producers of '13 Reasons Why' to edit the scene in which Hannah takes her own life from Season 1.".

Study: Tough State Gun Laws Help Keep Kids Safe

Study: Tough State Gun Laws Help Keep Kids Safe

States that had laws in effect for five years or longer requiring universal background checks for firearm purchase had 35% lower rates of gun-related deaths among young people, according to the study published online July 15 in the journal Pediatrics .

Dylan Dreyer Pregnant With 2nd Baby After Miscarriage

Dylan Dreyer Pregnant With 2nd Baby After Miscarriage

Dylan Dreyer is pregnant, expecting her second child with her husband, Brian Fichera. “I tell [Fichera], ‘I think I lost the baby,’ and the first thing he said to me is, ‘You didn’t lose the baby.

The viral bedsheets with 56K Amazon reviews are on sale for Prime Day

The viral bedsheets with 56K Amazon reviews are on sale for Prime Day

These sheets blend into the bed and feel like butter — you don’t even notice they’re there. From the pillow, down to the flat and fitted sheets, this set stayed cool and comfortable.

Duff Goldman shares heartwarming note he received from little boy who loves to bake

Duff Goldman shares heartwarming note he received from little boy who loves to bake

The "Ace of Cakes" star recently took to Instagram to share that inspiring message after receiving a heartwarming, handwritten note from a young fan named Caleb.

Am I a weird mum for never leaving my child with a stranger?

Am I a weird mum for never leaving my child with a stranger?

While I know plenty of parents who have used babysitters, and we’re often getting phone numbers of sitters foisted upon us by well-meaning friends, it’s simply not something we feel comfortable with.

Family of toddler who fell off Royal Caribbean ship says cruise line is to blame

Family of toddler who fell off Royal Caribbean ship says cruise line is to blame

Investigators on the scene on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas where Chloe Wiegand died after falling through an open window. Chloe's grandfather, Sam Anello, had placed her on a railing near the window, unaware that it was open, the family said.

Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott's Daughter Stormi Talking: Video

Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott's Daughter Stormi Talking: Video

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott ’s 17-month-old daughter, Stormi , can talk — and she proved it in an adorable new video. “Only love,” the Grammy nominee captioned the father-daughter video. “Trying to teach her some new words,” the reality star captioned the video.

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