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Does Your Child Suffer from Technology-Induced Anxiety?

What causes it, and how to fix it.  A few months back, I spent the afternoon at the park with a dear friend and his nine-year-old twin boys. While Brad and I savored a day away from our computers and phones, his boys became more anxious as the afternoon progressed, punctuating our walk with choruses of…

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Seven Parent-Approved Games Your Teens Should Be Playing

The first question most parents ask when it comes to teens and video games is whether the game is appropriate. Video games are often stereotyped as violent, but more and more of them are challenging that old association. Many games feature complex, nuanced storytelling. They educate players about important topics like free will, gender politics and self-expression, and teach skills like improved visual processing, problem solving and fortitude. A growing amount of research shows that …

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Ask An Expert: Why Do Girls Bully?

Did you know that nearly 74% of girls have bullied someone in the past year? In fact, a new study conducted by Secret Deodorants Mean Stinks campaign showed that a third of the 1,000 young women surveyed said that they were bullied in the last week.