The Kind of Bullying We Don't Talk About
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The Kind of Bullying We Don't Talk About

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, GalTime Teen Parenting Expert, for GalTime.com   As October comes to a close and we wrap up honoring National Bullying Prevention Month, we need to remember that it is clearly a topic that needs to be addressed all year long. Today, I want to talk about a kind of bullying that we don't discuss enough -- the acts that happen when other kids and even adults are around.

3 Ways to Fuel Your Kids for Sports
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3 Ways to Fuel Your Kids for Sports

By Registered Dietitian, Elisa Zied, MS RD CDN, for GalTime.com When she works with professional athletes, registered dietitian Mitzi Dulan explains to them that their bodies are like well-tuned, high performance race cars that need proper maintenance to get the most out of their bodies when they’re out on the field or court.  “Not only does proper nutrition help kids perform well when they’re playing sports and being active, but it

7 Questions To Create Super Problem-Solver Kids (EXPERT)
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7 Questions To Create Super Problem-Solver Kids (EXPERT)

  Kids have come to rely heavily on parents and teachers to do their thinking for them.  They have become unwilling, or unable, to go beyond rote learning. In the classroom, lesson plans and curriculum are now strongly influenced by 'essential questions'.  These questions engage students in evaluating, analyzing and applying knowledge to better understand, and function in, their world.  They encourage students to think critically, instead of simply looking up facts.  

7 Answers To Why Teens Drop Out Of School
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7 Answers To Why Teens Drop Out Of School

As a therapist who sees teenagers, I get this questioned posed to me often…Stacy, I don’t want my child to drop out of school, but they refuse to go and I don’t know what to do. What should I do? I often approach this topic from “what is your child communicating to the rest of us that we aren’t hearing?”

Kids & Sexting: What Parents Need To Know [EXPERT]
Sexting isn't sexy.
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Kids & Sexting: What Parents Need To Know

Recently, a group of about 13 children at a high school in Dallas Fort Worth Texas were arrested in a sexting scandal. The officers involved said that in Texas, teenagers are charged with a misdemeanor for sexting. It is a much more serious issue in other states that can result in the youth being charged with a felony crime. Kids are then labeled sex offenders for an impulsive act that is common in many schools.

Andrea Catsimatidis Christopher Cox wedding married nuptials
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Statutory Rape? Politician Weds High School Girl

This week in totally disturbing nuptials news, a staffer on John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign met his bride-to-be while on a tour stop on behalf of the Republican candidate. The only problem? Oh, she was 17, and he was visiting her high school. There are so many gross gems from the romance of 29-year-old Christopher Cox and his now 21-year-old bride Andrea Catsimatidis, featured in the New York Times Vows section this weekend.