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Trip Hawkins’ new game helps kids learn about their feelings

Trip Hawkins’ new game helps kids learn about their feelings

Kids will play through scenarios that teach lessons about topics like bullying. “If you can manage your emotions effectively, you can function and deal with a bully more effectively,” Hawkins said “If you are a bully, you [...]
Kids Movies Send Mixed Messages About Nutrition, Obesity

Kids Movies Send Mixed Messages About Nutrition, Obesity

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—About 70% of popular children’s movies include weight-related stigmatizing content, but encourage exaggerated portion sizes, unhealthy food and drinks and behaviors not supportive of health, like watching TV and playing [...]
How to make parents understand about separation anxiety?

How to make parents understand about separation anxiety?

What IS it with some people? “She’s threatening to transfer the boy if we can’t do anything to make him be independent,” and yet she is working night and day to keep him FROM being independent. The thing to do is to get [...]
Yale Expert Says Reduce Bullying Teaching Kids About Their Emotions

Yale Expert Says Reduce Bullying Teaching Kids About Their Emotions

Brackett said that students with greater social and emotional intelligence are less anxious, less depressed, less likely to abuse drugs and alcohol, less likely to bully others, and more likely to perform well academically. Fran Rabinowitz, [...]
Foster Kids Learn About Nutrition, Get Job Training in Oakland Program

Foster Kids Learn About Nutrition, Get Job Training in Oakland Program

Editor’s Note: Project GROW Oakland trains young people to become chefs — to build job skills and healthy eating habits. Some youth are on probation; while others are — or were — in the foster care system. As part of [...]
The Uninsured: A Primer – Key Facts about Health Insurance on the Eve of Coverage Expansions

The Uninsured: A Primer – Key Facts about Health Insurance on the Eve of Coverage Expansions

The gaps in our health insurance system affect people of all ages, races and ethnicities, and income levels; however, those with the lowest income face the greatest risk of being uninsured. The uninsured population has strong ties to the workforce—more [...]
Startup addressing a concern about healthcare of family members for the NRI Community in India

Startup addressing a concern about healthcare of family members for the NRI Community in India

“We realized that notification or being answerable to someone is a very important aspect of healthcare”, says Abhinav, of their eureka moment. Around the time, Abhinav’s dad had to undergo a major surgery and he realised there [...]
Preschool years key for teaching kids about healthy and unhealthy foods, say researchers

Preschool years key for teaching kids about healthy and unhealthy foods, say researchers

Research demonstrating that three-to-five-year-olds have an awareness of which foods are healthy, and which foods are not, suggests preschoolers should receive education about food and nutrition, say researchers. The study, published in Appetite, [...]
Kids learning about nutrition and healthy eating habits : News : ConnectTriStates.com

Kids learning about nutrition and healthy eating habits : News : ConnectTriStates.com

PAYSON, ILL — Do you know how many cups of milk your son or daughter is supposed to have everyday according to the U-S Department of Agriculture’s Dietary uidelines for mericans? The answer might surprise you. That’s why, the [...]
The parent/child connection: plain speaking about family separation

The parent/child connection: plain speaking about family separation

A rainy Saturday.  I have just moved house.  Now that I can lay my hands on everything again my mind turns to some of the emails and messages I have been receiving lately, about children’s needs for help through separation. This is something [...]