The Roots of Early-Childhood Depression

The Roots of Early-Childhood Depression

Intense irritability and disruptive behavior are probably the most common symptoms that prompt parents and primary-grade teachers to refer a young child to undergo a mental health evaluation.Further work is needed to educate parents and primary-care physicians about early signs and symptoms of depression in young children.

Best boss ever urges people to be kind during back-to-school 'circus'

Best boss ever urges people to be kind during back-to-school 'circus'

Earlier this month, the father of Olivia, 15, and Spencer, 12, posted an open letter on LinkedIn reminding people to be kind to one another during the transition from summer to school, which can be especially hard on working parents.

Why It’s Okay—Even Wise—to Let Your Child Quit

Why It’s Okay—Even Wise—to Let Your Child Quit

As a middle school counselor, parents often ask me if their child should quit an activity.There’s a misconception that quitting is cowardly, but when you insist that your children stick with an activity that makes them miserable, you may inadvertently teach them to stay in bad situations.

What you need to know about bulletproof backpacks

What you need to know about bulletproof backpacks

Wendy Connor, a Florida-based parent of two children, bought backpacks for both of her kids after the Parkland shooting.

Children With Slow Processing Who Need Extra Time on Tests

Children With Slow Processing Who Need Extra Time on Tests

Many children with slow processing speed who truly need extra time for tests and are able to receive a complete neuropsychological evaluation eventually end up with a diagnosis of ADHD, Predominantly Inattentive Type.

Parents Who Listen Help Kids Thrive Despite Trauma

Parents Who Listen Help Kids Thrive Despite Trauma

A sympathetic parent has a stronger impact on a troubled child's educational performance than whether they eat regular family meals or live in a safe and well-kept neighborhood, said lead researcher Dr. Angelica Robles.

Mom in Target video: Help teachers' back-to-school shopping

Mom in Target video: Help teachers' back-to-school shopping

In a mega-viral 2017 video on Facebook with over 40 million combined views and hundreds of thousands of likes and shares, Blizzard took her audience with her on a back-to-school shopping trip to Target, declaring that she would buy teachers anything they want because they have the daunting task of teaching her children for nine months — and that means she doesn't have to do it herself.

Rude awakening? How to get your kids ready for the first day of school alarm

Rude awakening? How to get your kids ready for the first day of school alarm

Other parents said that while they aim for a gradual, incremental transition ahead of the new school year, they mostly end up practicing the "rip off the Band-Aid" method by default.

Listening to Saoirse Kennedy Hill

Listening to Saoirse Kennedy Hill

Kennedy Hill, then a senior at the prestigious private school Deerfield Academy, shared that when she returned from a leave of absence, having taken time off to manage her mental health, it was only her friends who knew what she had been through.

Michelle Obama: Malia and Sasha Have ‘Different’ Personalities

Michelle Obama: Malia and Sasha Have ‘Different’ Personalities

Michelle Obama opened up about Malia and Sasha ‘s unique personality traits during an interview with Duchess Meghan for the upcoming issue of British Vogue. I think he wanted to make sure that my brother saw that as well.”.

There's a whole new way to collect Box Tops for Education

There's a whole new way to collect Box Tops for Education

The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school's earnings online.

'Good Omens' fans, author Neil Gaiman help students in need

'Good Omens' fans, author Neil Gaiman help students in need

The story spread and soon I was in touch with complete strangers, all of whom cared about my kids and wanted to help them,” Trina shared in a note on Twitter.

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).

Jenelle Evans ‘Proud’ of Stepdaughter for Completing Homeschool

Jenelle Evans ‘Proud’ of Stepdaughter for Completing Homeschool

On her Instagram Story, the Read Between the Lines author went on to say that she plans to fight for custody of her 9-year-old son, Jace, as well, who has been living with her mother, Barbara Evans , for most of his life.

How to help kids who go hungry when school's out for summer

How to help kids who go hungry when school's out for summer

But both national and community-based food banks and non-profits, with the help of private donations and volunteers, work hard to reach out and fill the gap — and tummies — during the summer months.

Maya Hawke: Parents Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman Are ‘Rigorous’

Maya Hawke: Parents Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman Are ‘Rigorous’

Maya Hawke revealed how her parents, Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman , feel about her Stranger Things role. “Some of you may have missed her in last year’s BBC production of Little Women ,” he captioned a promo video of Maya playing Stranger Things’ Robin.

High school honors student with autism by having silent graduation

High school honors student with autism by having silent graduation

But, the Higgins dreamed of seeing their son walk across the stage and receive his high school diploma.“When you have a severe disability, like Jack does, you miss out on life,” Barbara Higgins, 48, of Carmel, New York, told TODAY.Jack Higgins hates loud noise.

Jenelle Evans’ Son Graduates Preschool After She Regains Custody

Jenelle Evans’ Son Graduates Preschool After She Regains Custody

Jenelle Evans ’ son Kaiser’s school threw him a separate graduation ceremony after she regained custody of the 4-year-old. While the North Carolina native admitted on her Instagram Story at the time that she and Eason were “on bad terms for almost a week [and] didn’t talk much,” they stayed together and regained custody of their brood on Wednesday, July 3.

Scott Disick: Mason Treated Normal at School Despite ‘High-End Life’

Scott Disick: Mason Treated Normal at School Despite ‘High-End Life’

“He lives a high-end life, but luckily I think he’s treated very much the same at school, and he treats other people with a lot of respect,” the Flip It Like Disick star, 36, told Us Weekly exclusively on Monday, June 24.

There's a reason why some kids have epic meltdowns after school

There's a reason why some kids have epic meltdowns after school

Ms Nair explains that after-school restraint collapse happens because kids are releasing their pent-up emotions after holding it together throughout the day. If they're having an after-school restraint collapse, they're not ready to talk.

Students Learn Sign Language to Welcome Deaf Child

Students Learn Sign Language to Welcome Deaf Child

Principal Kimberly Sampietro says in an interview with WebMD that 6-year-old Morey Belanger is the first deaf student at Dayton Consolidated School -- but that hasn’t stopped any of the other kids from buddying up to her.

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's son asked if he was obese after reading comments

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's son asked if he was obese after reading comments

Dean McDermott has a reputation for taking online trolls to task when they go after wife Tori Spelling or, even more so, any of their five children .On multiple occasions, the actor and reality TV star has lashed out at the "haters," "cowards" and "sick people" behind the cruel comments he and Spelling have read on social media.

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades, a new study reports. Suicide rates for 15- to 19-year-olds and those between 20 and 24 are at their highest level since 2000, Miron said.

Pitch Perfect author Mickey Rapkin on teaching and new book

Pitch Perfect author Mickey Rapkin on teaching and new book

Twenty years after a (very brief stint) teaching kindergarten , "Pitch Perfect" author Mickey Rapkin has written his first children’s book, "It's Not a Bed, It's a Time Machine." Mickey Rapkin, author of "Pitch Perfect," wrote a new children's book inspired by teaching Kindergarten in Spain.

Savannah Guthrie celebrates kids' graduation day — see the sweet post

Savannah Guthrie celebrates kids' graduation day — see the sweet post

Vale will move on to kindergarten next year and her younger brother Charley looks forward to starting preschool in the fall. In her Instagram post, Savannah also included photos of Vale and Charley hugging on their first day of school back in September.

Behati Prinsloo to new moms: It's 'very normal' to feel helpless

Behati Prinsloo to new moms: It's 'very normal' to feel helpless

The mom of two (to Dusty Rose, 2, and Gio Grace, 1) opened up to TODAY Style about how becoming a parent inspires her work with the Save the Rhino Trust and her message to new moms about postpartum depression.

Devoted 'dance dads' do it all — even makeup! — to support daughters

Devoted 'dance dads' do it all — even makeup! — to support daughters

Power-lifting champion and "dance dad" Jason Patterson does everything he can to support his daughter, Isabella Patterson, and her dance team, the Hendersonville High School Golden Girls in Tennessee.

How Does Father Involvement Impact Children's GPA?

How Does Father Involvement Impact Children's GPA?

In terms of academics, for example, fathers who take active roles in reading with and to their children, support their academic outcomes, and are involved with their schools more often have children who graduate high school, achieve good grades, and have financial stability as adults.

Half day rant: Mom's funny video goes viral

Half day rant: Mom's funny video goes viral

Lewis said all she has time to do in the three hours her kids are at school on half days is to run to the grocery store to "stock up on Lunchables."

Building Trust

Building Trust

If this sounds familiar, I suggest that you write down all the negative things your parents said, all the breaches of trust you experienced, all the pain, and all of the and anger.

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