Most infant suffocations arise from unsafe sleep practices, CDC study finds

Most infant suffocations arise from unsafe sleep practices, CDC study finds

The remaining cases were classified as “unexplained.” Soft bedding accounted for the greatest number of suffocation deaths (69%), followed by overlay (19%) and wedging (12%).Researchers found two common characteristics in all three categories: the infants fell asleep on their stomach or side, and they slept in an adult bed.

Respect is coming: See Elmo settle 'Game of Thrones' beef

Respect is coming: See Elmo settle 'Game of Thrones' beef

Elmo chimes in, “Will Miss Cersei try to listen and understand what Mr. Tyrion is saying?”.

Should You Pay College Tuition for a Struggling Adult Child?

Should You Pay College Tuition for a Struggling Adult Child?

Whether these parents are also gyms but silent while trying to sweat off their anxieties, engaged in hobbies to distract themselves, out shopping to get a change of scenery, or toiling away in at their jobs to tentatively muster up funds for that next possible tuition payment, they are likely struggling as well.

Parenting in a Digital Age: What Experts Are Saying

Parenting in a Digital Age: What Experts Are Saying

Guerry, who is the founder of the Institute for Responsible Online and Cellphone Communication (IROC2), says kids need empathy for one another when they use technology because they hold power over their own reputations as well as the reputations of their friends —and the long-term consequences of a poor online reputation can be devasting.

'Adulting' class at Kentucky high school teaches crucial life skills

'Adulting' class at Kentucky high school teaches crucial life skills

A popular meme inspired an “adulting" seminar for seniors at a Kentucky high school and it was such a success that people can’t stop talking about it.

Could a “Smart Pill” Ever Make Your Brain Young Again?

Could a “Smart Pill” Ever Make Your Brain Young Again?

Taken together, these results suggest that it might someday be possible to improve the ability of human adult brains to absorb and retain new information and skills by knocking down the lynx1 molecular brake.

Children of Mentally Unwell Parents: 3 Paths Forward

Children of Mentally Unwell Parents: 3 Paths Forward

This sub-theme underscored adult children’s need to be kind to themselves, and to rid themselves of society’s expectations: A participant opined: “I think I have the attitude that: “you know what, it’s okay to just do it the way that I think is best.” I think its also as I get older, I feel like its less about other people and more important to march to the beat of your own drums.

Seduced Into Neverland

Seduced Into Neverland

Indeed, the majority of child sexual abuse (by non-familial adults) occurs against girls raised by single mothers (Sedlack et al, 2010).

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills

Parents are preventing their adult children from growing up by doing things for them, including making appointments and intervening where they work, according to a New York Times/Morning Consult poll.

What Do I Say to My Sons About the College Scandal?

What Do I Say to My Sons About the College Scandal?

As a mom with two teenage boys heading towards college applications and as a psychologist who does evaluations for kids with learning difficulties (who often need accommodations for testing/college), I have been thinking a lot about the situation.

5 Ways to Handle Separation Anxiety From Your Adult Children

5 Ways to Handle Separation Anxiety From Your Adult Children

Or maybe you've been on a vacation with your young adult kids and just when everyone was starting to relax and get comfortable, it was time to leave. 5) Keep in mind that if you feel a bit of separation anxiety that that must mean that you and your adult kids are connected.

Is Your Estranged Son or Daughter a Narcissist?

Is Your Estranged Son or Daughter a Narcissist?

One of the most difficult ideas for parents to wrap their minds around is that, despite your best intentions and honest efforts, your child feels hurt somehow by the way you relate to him.

Attention moms! Rothy's just released its first line of washable shoes for kids

Attention moms! Rothy's just released its first line of washable shoes for kids

Using interviews with specialists, online reviews and personal experience, TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy! If navy is not your kid's style, there is also a white shoe with the flame design .

Estrangement Isn't Just Between Parents and Grown Kids

Estrangement Isn't Just Between Parents and Grown Kids

It’s a relationship phenomenon that’s increasingly reported on in books, articles, on television (where it is more often played for laughs than tears) and, especially, online, in dozens of communities, subscribed to by thousands of people – mostly estranged parents, although grown kids also have a presence.

Enabling Your Adult Child? A Short Quiz To Find Out!

Enabling Your Adult Child? A Short Quiz To Find Out!

When your adult child is struggling, do you fear that if you don't put on your SWAT team parenting gear she will lose her job, never get a job, fail out of college, or become homeless?

How Single People Are Shortchanged in the Health Care System

How Single People Are Shortchanged in the Health Care System

What is especially remarkable, and rarely recognized, is that single people are doing so well despite the “ singlism ” in the health care system, as unmarried patients face pervasive stereotyping, stigmatization, marginalization, and discrimination .

Why Do Teenage Boys Need Structure?

Why Do Teenage Boys Need Structure?

And while these activities can seem overwhelming to both teenage boys and their parents, it is important to remember that teenage boys need structure and these activities are teaching them life lessons about how to best manage their time.

How To Prevent Your Child From Having Sex

How To Prevent Your Child From Having Sex

Here are other possibilities: Besides, where is the evidence that having many sex partners during adolescence and young adulthood is necessarily bad or worse than having romantic relationships?

How to Turn Your Kids Into Leaders

How to Turn Your Kids Into Leaders

Providing an emotionally stable family environment with warm, supportive parents enables later leader development. We know from research on leader development that leaders learn much from their failures.

Failure To Launch

Failure To Launch

Three tips help a parent avoid creating dependency while empowering a child to gain autonomy. A young adult who fails to meet a parent half-way may require tough love.

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

"Using kibble as a treat throughout the day works in its place." THE BEST WET CAT FOOD American Journey Grain-Free Canned Cat Food, $23, Chewy American Journey Grain-Free Cat Food $23.00 An exception to the "minimal, grain-free food" rule: Cats require lots of protein, so giving them a weekly serving of canned, protein-rich foods only means good things for their skin and overall health, Gayer said.

What Makes Your Life Meaningful and Fulfilling?

What Makes Your Life Meaningful and Fulfilling?

The way I used to think about my life – I’m not married but I have friends and relatives; I’m not a parent but I have ties to the next generation – showed the opposite of what I had hoped.

Family Discussions: Not Taking the Bait

Family Discussions: Not Taking the Bait

Unfortunately, in many of today's psychotherapy models, many therapists seem to agree with the parents that the adult child's problems are all in their heads and are not, in fact, due to their having being traumatized or understandably upset by dysfunctional or abusive family relationships.

Why Have Overdose Rates Risen for Middle-Aged Women?

Why Have Overdose Rates Risen for Middle-Aged Women?

Furthermore, consistent with weight concerns, women are increasingly using drugs that lead to increased mood and decreased appetite. Although this is often not the stereotypical demographic we picture when we think of “drug addicts,” middle-aged women are increasingly using drugs, in part because of body weight and shape concerns.

The 5 best dog foods to buy now

The 5 best dog foods to buy now

"They determine what's in a balanced diet for pets, so that label means that food meets those standards." Hohenhaus also recommends feeding your dog food that correlates with their life stage.

The Five Pieces of Advice Every Teen Should Hear

The Five Pieces of Advice Every Teen Should Hear

ONE: FIND TRUSTED MENTORS The few short years it takes to travel between the eastern shores of childhood and the western shores of young adulthood are a time of both great excitement and confusion.

What To Do When Your Adult Child Lies To You

What To Do When Your Adult Child Lies To You

Adult children who have patterns of lying are often likely deceptive because of they want to hide their struggles. Gaining a solid understanding of why your adult child lies is crucial to learning how to effectively respond.

How to make friends at school... as an adult

How to make friends at school... as an adult

They’re the fun ones to hang out with at night." It can be a nerve-wracking experience when your kids start school for the first time. 4. Ask people about themselves and only talk about yourself if someone asks You don’t need to actively avoid the subject of you, but it’s a good starting point!

Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

However, the odds of developing depression as a young adult were 37 percent higher for those who used marijuana in their teen years compared to those who didn't, the findings showed.

Are Young People Today Growing Up Too Slowly?

Are Young People Today Growing Up Too Slowly?

A more reliable marker of entering adulthood is when a young person takes on responsibilities related to family and work — finishing school, finding steady employment, getting married, and having children, for example.

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