The Vatican Global Conference on Clergy Sexual Abuse

The Vatican Global Conference on Clergy Sexual Abuse

4. Clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church is down significantly since the mid 1980’s and new known cases after 2002 in the United States are typically less than a dozen per year nationally.

School bans the words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ from forms

School bans the words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ from forms

“For us, this article is a measurement of social equality.” Supporters of the change claim that using gender-neutral language on school documents relating to parents is a natural step after the country legalised gay marriage six years ago, The Telegraph reported.

Is the Dominance of CBT-Lite Coming to an End?

Is the Dominance of CBT-Lite Coming to an End?

We offered free one-day workshop trainings on CBT for PTSD, plus free six months of phone consultation, to every clinician in the state of Louisiana who treats children and adolescents and who accepts Medicaid (Miron and Scheeringa, 2019).

Introducing “Love, Money, and Parenting”

Introducing “Love, Money, and Parenting”

A second focus of the book is to point out how recent economic changes have created a “parenting gap” in many societies, meaning that kids from rich and poor families do not get the same opportunities, which puts social mobility and the ideal of equal opportunity for all at risk.

How to Create Quality Time with Your Family As a Busy Mom or Dad

How to Create Quality Time with Your Family As a Busy Mom or Dad

How to Create Quality Time with Your Family As a Busy Mom or Dad Spending quality time with your child has more to do with ordinary daily life than what you might initially expect.

False Links Between Screen Time and Cognitive Development

False Links Between Screen Time and Cognitive Development

As noted above with the problem of getting two points of data from the same source (mom), sometimes study designs can result in small, but spurious correlations that reflect methodological design error, not “real” correlations that exist in the “real world.” With large sample sizes (such as, say 2400 kids), those tiny correlations can become “statistically significant” even if they don’t reflect anything going on in the real world.

Why We Shouldn't Ignore Oversleeping

Why We Shouldn't Ignore Oversleeping

A number of medications can cause hypersomnia, including: How to deal with an oversleeping issue It’s important to talk with your doctor if you’re sleeping excessively or feeling very tired during the day regardless of how much you sleep.

The best duvet covers of 2019, according to sleep experts

The best duvet covers of 2019, according to sleep experts

Really, it's mostly about looks and texture preference: "Our bedrooms should be treated as a sleep sanctuary, and and if the color and feel of your duvet cover make you feel calm, then you are off to a good start," Fish said.

Why Your Heart Needs A Good Night's Sleep

Why Your Heart Needs A Good Night's Sleep

The new study "opens a door to further investigations to hopefully demonstrate the cause and effect between poor sleep quality and the generation of atherosclerosis disease," he said.

Stages of Estrangement: Transformation

Stages of Estrangement: Transformation

Taking Power Back In this stage, a new imperative emerges for parents: To improve the relationship they have with themselves, not just their child(ren) or anyone else. Whether continuing a quest for reunion or deciding to close the door, parents in this stage take full responsibility for what they want from the relationship.

This is the best gel pillow on Amazon

This is the best gel pillow on Amazon

The Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow (Queen 2-Pack), $34, Amazon TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy!

Moving House? Don't Treat Others as if They're Disposable

Moving House? Don't Treat Others as if They're Disposable

In a highly mobile society like the U.S., people who relocate for work, school, or simply to “wipe the slate clean” tend to jettison replaceable objects when they move. People who moved around a lot tended to see their objects (furniture, books, devices, even one’s car) as more disposable.

Why parents, not Santa, should give the expensive gifts

Why parents, not Santa, should give the expensive gifts

On behalf of poor (or formerly poor) families everywhere, I’d like to add to the chorus of those who implore parents not to buy their kids expensive gifts from Santa. To those parents, I say, you are still free to splurge on whatever gifts you want to buy your children.

Good News! Attitudes Moving Toward Gender Equality

Good News! Attitudes Moving Toward Gender Equality

Are young people still the beacon of new and progressive ideas, or do Millennials, having watched their parents struggle with two-paycheck families, now  yearn for the simplicity of a Fathers Knows Best world where men go to work and mothers bake after-school cookies?

4 Ways Personality Shapes How Couples Deal with Conflict

4 Ways Personality Shapes How Couples Deal with Conflict

Participants completed rating scales to assess 1) relationship satisfaction, using the Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS-7), which looks at shared values and philosophy of life, time spent together, quality of the relationship, and collaborative ability; 2) conflict resolution, using the Ineffective Arguing Inventory (IAI), measuring how well couples addressed issues, for example estimating how many days they would go before resolving a problem; 3) and personality traits, using the Big Five Inventory (BFI-10), a short scale of the traits of extroversion, openness, agreeableness, neuroticism and conscientiousness correlating well with longer instruments.

America’s Stress Test: Igniting Our Resilience

America’s Stress Test: Igniting Our Resilience

The key elements for fostering resilience at the individual level are well established: strong social connections that provide support and also counteract the major negative physiological effects of stress (especially excess cortisol) through the release of beneficial hormones like serotonin and oxytocin; cultivating a habit of conscious mindfulness that works against regret, recrimination and resentment about the past and against excessively fearful and anxious worries about the future, while allowing us to live in the present as well as to engage in thoughtful planning about productive paths forward; and taking care of the body, deploying counteragents to excess stress like exercise and sleep hygiene and avoiding short-term fixes with high health risks like alcohol, drugs, and too much comfort food.

Drug Recalls Put Spotlight on Drug Supply Chains

Drug Recalls Put Spotlight on Drug Supply Chains

In July, the FDA announced a recall of the blood pressure drug valsartan after pills made by Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals were found to have been contaminated by NDMA and NDEA.

To Understand Your Relationships, Try Understanding Yourself

To Understand Your Relationships, Try Understanding Yourself

According to a recent paper by University of California Davis psychologist Christopher Hopwood and Michigan State University’s Evan Good, problematic relationships result when people bring their own personal difficulties into play but at the same time are overly sensitive to the problems of their partners.

Celine Dion gets 'arrested' in new video to launch kids clothing line, Célinununu

Celine Dion gets 'arrested' in new video to launch kids clothing line, Célinununu

Celine Dion has kicked off her new line of gender-neutral children's clothes by getting arrested. In a video she posted on Instagram launching a new brand called Célinununu, the 50-year-old singer is shown being chased and cuffed by security officers in a hospital.

The Case for One Child, One Parent Mini Vacations

One of the biggest benefits of taking a mini vacation with your kids on an individual basis (taking turns, of course, so no one is left out) is your child's perception that you want to spend more quality time with them.

Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts

Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High school students who get too little sleep are more likely than others to use drugs, drink alcohol or attempt suicide, U.S. researchers warn.