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Updated: April 21, 2022

Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?

Pros and cons of allowing cell phones in school

Should students be allowed to have their cell phones in middle school and high school? A 2010 Pew Research Center study found that 65 percent of cell-owning teens bring their phones to school despite any bans that may be in place. Most high schools now allow students to have cell phones but require them to be turned off during class because they can be disruptive and distracting.

Updated: May 20, 2021

Mom Burnout is Real, Here Are 5 Ways to Avoid It

Mom Burnout

Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, a working mom, a new mom, a seasoned mom, a mom of one, or a mom of multiples, burnout can affect us all. It’s common for moms of any stage to experience very real mommy burnout regardless of if your little ones are home with you 24/7 or in daycare or school. Let’s take a look at what exactly mom burnout is and how best to avoid it.

Involving Your Children in Your New Relationship

Involving Your Children in Your New Relationship

When you find someone you care about who seems to have some future potential for you, you are going to want to bring your children into the picture. Of course, you want your significant other to already know that you have children. Otherwise, you may find a situation on your hands. Not every man is capable of accepting children that he perceives as belonging to another man. And some men may be frightened of the responsibilities children represent.

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Choosing a Middle Name

Choosing a Middle Name

What's in a Name

The use of three names is customary in some countries. The traditional naming fashion in Russia, for example, is to give a first name and a patronymic middle name. The middle name is considered an honorific, so the Russians don't use it when signing their names. However, they do use it when addressing each other. For boys, the patronymic ending is -ovich, -evich as in Nicholaevich, or sometimes -ich.

First Aid for Scrapes, Cuts, Bumps, and Bruises

First Aid for Scrapes, Cuts, Bumps, and Bruises

The Difference Between a Cut, a Bump, and a Bruise

A cut and a bruise, with or without swelling, are basically the same thing, except that one occurs at the body's surface, and the other occurs under the surface, in the soft tissue below the skin.

Bumps and bruises are damage that occurs in the soft tissue under the skin. In fact, the ugly black and blue marks you see when you bruise are really blood clots that form under the skin. The worse they look, the more they are clotting and healing.

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Empathy: Learning to Relate -- Human Style

Empathy: Learning to Relate -- Human Style

Building Blocks

Empathy is the ability to project one's own intellect and feelings into another person's life, situation, or experience in order to understand that person better. If one possesses empathy, he or she has greater means by which to assess, comprehend, sympathize, and react to others.

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by: Katy Abel

Stamping Out Teen Smoking

Stamping Out Teen Smoking

Teen Smoking Rates Decline, but Quitting Is Still a Challenge

Sixteen-year-old Haley A.'s New Year's resolution is to not criticize other people. As admirable asthat goal may be, Haley's mother wishes her daughter had made another resolve: to quit smoking. But the teenis indifferent to the idea. She enjoys smoking, and at five or six cigarettes a day, does not believe she isaddicted to nicotine.

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Updated: January 23, 2020

Promoting School Safety

Promoting School Safety

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The primary cause of anxiety for many parents today is protecting their children from acts of violence at school. In general, parents and school officials are concerned about preventing children from becoming either aggressors or victims.

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How to Perform an Ice Rescue

How to Perform an Ice Rescue

Before You Put the Band-Aid On

It's a cardinal rule: don't go ice fishing, ice skating, or crossing icy ponds by yourself. As is true in deep sea diving or swimming, the buddy system ensures you have someone to call for help just in case. But, if you happen to be alone and the worst happens, you can try to help yourself. Other people have done it, and so can you.

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Bandaging Wounds

Bandaging Wounds

Bandages have three purposes: to keep wounds clear of infection, to contain bleeding, and to provide additional protection and support. Sterile gauze is preferable, but in an emergency just about anything will make a good bandage: scarves, T-shirts, socks, sheets, stockings, even a belt.

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Teaching Your Child to Protect Himself

Teaching Your Child to Protect Himself

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If you hit your child apologize as soon as possible. Explain that you lost your temper and admit that that's no excuse. Acknowledge that you have no right to hit him. Make it understood that you're sorry and will try never to do it again. If you hit your child regularly, seek professional help. The damage you're inflicting can hurt him for a long time.

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Finding an Adoption Agency

Finding an Adoption Agency

How do you locate a reputable and competent adoption agency? Many people merely pick up the Yellow Pages and start dialing every number listed under “Adoption.” Not a good idea. The agency with the splashiest advertisement isn't necessarily the best one. (Although it might be.) Forget about making your agency choice solely by choosing the agency with the nicest website or the cutest photos of babies on the Internet. They might be the right agency for you, but you should check out other agencies, too.

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