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2014-10-29 12:21:10

Statewide contest encourages New Jersey high school students and teachers to become teen safe driving advocates NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is proud to announce that New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) has awarded a $15,000 grant to support the Alliance's 5(th) Annual 'U Got Brains Champion Schools Program' - a contest challenging New Jersey high school students and teachers to develop fun and...

2014-10-28 23:14:57

According to parenting specialist Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, there are several reasons that a parent's dating may exacerbate a child's anxiety. Ms. Dauber offers answers to parents' questions. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 There are few family events more difficult or disruptive for children than divorce. Children are invariably confused and frightened by the threat to their security, parents try to do everything they can to provide stability and...

2014-10-28 12:31:10

Teen Boys at Most Risk: What Parents Need to Know SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Internet usage skyrocketing to three billion users worldwide this year--nearly 40% of the world population from 1% in 1995--mental health professionals are struggling with an issue that has risen just as quickly: Internet pornography addiction, one of the most common addictions today. Sister Marysia Weber, DO, an osteopathic family physician certified by the American Board of Psychiatry...

2014-10-27 23:02:07

eReflect and the 7 Speed Reading™ developers discuss the reading habits of Millennials and other demographic groups, highlighting the reading habits of those in the 16-to-29 age bracket. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 eReflect reveals that young people aged 16 to 29 resemble their grandparents in one important way: despite their tech-based lifestyles, they still engage in book reading at a level similar to older generations. 43% of Millennials report reading a book daily, a...

2014-10-22 23:12:00

To help adolescent girls deeply understand the implications of online actions, Garrison Forest School created its first-ever Digital Kindness Week as part of National Cyber Safety Month. Owings Mills, Md. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 It’s hardly news that today’s digitally fluent tweens and teens live online. Increasingly, though, the digital world’s darker side for young adults—cyberbullying, false profiles and worse—fill the headlines. Girls are particularly susceptible to the...

2014-10-22 12:34:40

Four in five Americans aged 13-22 think their peers share too much information online, according to Harris poll sponsored by Camp Mobile, a division of the Naver Corporation PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Millennials (aged 18-33) have become known as a generation that shares its life online, a new study released today shows the younger generation is becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of authenticity of their peers online....

2014-10-21 08:23:02

Teen Driver Safety Week Is October 19-25, 2014 DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DriveSafe Driving Schools is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week on the "5 to Drive" campaign, to encourage the parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road. "We want parents to know that even though their teens might be gaining some independence, the parents' job doesn't end there," said Ben Baron, DriveSafe's owner. "Teens are still...

2014-10-20 23:09:10

A parent-teen driving contract can help guide important conversations between parents and teens. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25, 2014 and the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP, http://www.ohioaap.org) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in encouraging parents of teen drivers to talk to their teens and always set the rules before they hit the road. Motor vehicle crashes are...

2014-10-08 23:13:06

Dr. Jayne Walco of Morris Psychological Group Provides Tips for Managing the College Application Process and Admission Anxiety Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The transition to college is an important and dramatic step in the passage to adulthood. The college years are a time when young people will become more independent and self-sufficient and when the intensely close bond with their families will loosen, a profound change for both parents and child. But before teenagers can...

family meals
2014-10-07 06:53:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In our fast paced world, sitting down for a family meal is difficult. Doing it on a regular basis is even more difficult. But the benefits have been shown to outweigh the challenges, with the positive impacts ranging from a decrease in cyberbullying to better health for the entire family. Obesity at all age levels is an increasing worry in the health field, but especially for adolescents, as obesity at this age will likely carry...


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