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Social Media and Adolescents

I was having a conversation with a few friends about the rise in children, particularly under 13, being cyber-bullied and committing suicide. With my son in that age group, I couldn’t help but think of why a child would want to take his or her own life. 726 more words


Spring and Body Image

Spring … nature wakes up. It seems that it gathers vigor and potency to deliver the enchantment of renewal and then, a full summer. The birthing during spring may feel sudden as when chirping birds inundate our hearing one morning, seemingly out of the blue. 543 more words


Video Games & 21st Century Learning

Gaming is a growing trend in the 21st century learning paradigm and you don’t need to look hard to see the evidence. Digital and video games  take up a big part of the lives of our digital natives, and of course, as is the case with every ‘new technology’ doubtful and cynical voices are the first to be heard. 44 more words


Pour trois années de lycée, je voulais un smartphone. Pour ces trois premières années, j’avais un petit téléphone Samsung. En terminale mes parents m’ont acheté un iphone. 523 more words


'All In' to end adolescent AIDS

11-year-old Elijah-Zachary Lemein Simel wants to be a “Reverend, an architect and a scientist” when he grows up. After spending some time with Elijah, I have every confidence that he will do all of this and more. 788 more words


I am broken and yet still I have no choice

The thing that people forget is that on top of dealing with a child who has a MH issue everyday life still happens with the normal ups and downs we all experience. 4.451 more words

And The Oscar Goes To...

Hi everyone! I’m back with a new theater activity for you all to try. As many of you may have noticed, the Academy Awards were last weekend. 419 more words

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