Worried About Your Teen on Social Media? Here’s How to Help.

The Wall Street Journal revealed final week that researchers at Instagram had studied for years how its photo-sharing app impacts younger customers and located that it may be significantly dangerous to teenage women, information that alarmed dad and mom and lawmakers. According to the analysis, which was not publicly launched,…

I Had My First Child at 45. Here’s What I Learned.

The first time a stranger mistook me for the grandmother of my very own baby, I was in an airport, hauling my 2-year-old to a connecting flight. I was buying a bottle of water; the newborn was having a tantrum. I put her on the ground to let her shriek…

How to Stay Close to Grandkids Who Have a Busy Schedule

Last spring, my granddaughter had a half-day of preschool on Fridays, so her mom and I attempted to discover a weekend after I might drive her from Brooklyn to New Jersey for a sleepover at Bubbe’s home. (It’s Yiddish for grandma.) The drawback: She had began taking part in T-ball,…

How Parents Can Ask for Flexibility When Offices Reopen

Kate Westrin, a mom of two in Denver, used to commute to the workplace 4 days per week for her job as a folks expertise supervisor at Xero, a cloud-based software program firm. After working from residence all through the pandemic, returning to her earlier schedule felt unattainable, she stated.…

How to Support Teenagers as They Head Back to School

Many youngsters are feeling understandably upset as they face a 3rd faculty 12 months disrupted by Covid-19. Some are pissed off in regards to the return to masks and different precautions. Others are nervous about how they are going to keep secure at college, or nervous about eagerly anticipated actions…

Back To School: 4 Ways Parents Can Calm Their Fears

As a psychiatrist specializing in girls’s psychological well being, I’ve spent the previous few months celebrating alongside my sufferers as they deliberate household reunions and despatched children off to summer season camp. But with the arrival of the Delta variant, previous questions and a well-recognized despair have begun to resurface…

How to Prep Kids for a Potentially Bumpy Return to School

As elementary college college students return to in-person lessons, mother and father are getting more and more involved about their children’ security. The Delta variant has brought about a surge in pediatric Covid-19 hospitalizations, particularly in areas with low vaccination charges. And some states aren’t mandating masks in school rooms,…

When School Nurses Are Not Enough

School youngsters have had an particularly difficult time navigating the tedious months of the pandemic, with latest experiences exhibiting that college students fell 4 to seven months behind in math and studying in comparison with earlier years, and with essentially the most weak college students exhibiting the steepest declines. But…

My Sister Remembers Her Past Life. Somehow, I Believe Her.

When we have been youthful, my older sister Heba saved a photograph on her dresser in our bed room that at all times caught my eye. She stated I was the younger red-haired lady within the image, however I was born with blonde curls and had mild brown hair on…