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Do You Crave Sex During Early Pregnancy?

Being pregnant is an aphrodisiac for some women. A woman in early pregnancy can feel at the height of her powers. Nature is helping you ramp up to support a life–and you also might feel a little ramped up about the process. Physical changes occur early in pregnancy that can heighten a woman’s sexual response. Psychological factors are equally important. Early pregnancy often brings joy to a couple. A healthy, happy woman usually enjoys a healthy sexuality.

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A Psychologist’s View on the Bullying Phenomenon

ModernMom interviewed bullying expert Peter J. Favaro, Ph.D., a psychologist, author, educator and CEO of New York City Conflict Resolution Services. His new website rubberduckyposse.com (see link below) provides helpful tools and information about bullying for parents and kids. Here are some important pieces of information you should know about bullying and how it affects your kids.

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The Effects of School Violence on Victims

School violence is a part of the larger problem of youth violence. Youth violence is bullying, punching, slapping and using weapons, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of 2010, 55.5 million students go to pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in the United States, and another 15 million attend colleges and universities. Violent acts disrupt the learning process and have negative effects on the students.