Teens and sleep

March 23, 2017  |   For parents of teenagers,For teens   |   Click on title to comment!

An interview with Ariana Huffington about her recent book, Sleep Revolution : Sleep Rituals Aren’t Just For Babies. Why Teenagers Need Them Too

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Mental health app

March 17, 2017  |   For parents of teenagers,For teens   |   Click on title to comment!

These teenagers created an app to help other teens manage difficult thoughts and feelings: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/39303006/these-teenagers-built-their-own-mental-health-app  

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Autism research

March 17, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Researchers have traced a region in the brain where a faulty gene becomes a faulty neural pathway to explain how a certain forms of Autism develop, which may lead to more effective and personalised treatment in the future: http://www.sciencealert.com/researchers-have-located-the-brain-switch-for-autism-s-social-struggles?utm_source=ScienceAlert+-+Daily+Email+Updates&utm_campaign=02d53795a2-MAILCHIMP_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe5632fb09-02d53795a2-365490661  

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Cell phone use and drug use

March 16, 2017  |   For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

A new survey suggests that cell phone use may be associated with a reduction in drug use in teens: http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/survey-suggests-drug-abuse-lower-in-teenagers-due-to-heavy-usage-of-smartphones-and-pcs-367114.html  

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Parenting and sports

March 16, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

The statement most kids want to hear from their parents after a game: http://www.today.com/parents/after-game-kids-only-want-hear-one-sentence-t109231  

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