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Family Relationships: My Brother’s Keeper-Sibling Relationships

Family Relationships: My Brother’s Keeper-Sibling Relationships | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Sibling violence is as old as Cain and Abel. Where is the line between “normal” sibling rivalry and abusive or bullying behavior?
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Family and Relationships: Parenting the Challenging Child

Family and Relationships: Parenting the Challenging Child | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it

“Many parents of adolescents feel that they have little influence over their children, but the evidence strongly suggests otherwise.”

Jane Waldfogel, What Children Need 

If we take our responsibility seriously, we may focus on who or what is to blame, rather than on what we can do to improve the situation. We may even wonder whether it can be improved. Is a noncompliant toddler doomed to become a challenging adolescent? Worse, if we have a defiant teenager—one who refuses to comply with requests or follow rules of conduct—do we have any real chance of producing the result we want for him or her?

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Tweeting motivational, management, wisdom, inspiration, relationship quotes, sayings & proverbs, and news.
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Bill Butler's curator insight, February 14, 11:34 AM

Check me out on my twitter account: SuccessInLife

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UN agency calls outdoor air pollution leading cause of cancer

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The air we breathe is laced with cancer-causing substances and should now be classified as carcinogenic to humans, the World Health Organisation's (WHO) cancer agency said on Thursday.

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Latest leak at Japan's Fukushima plant contaminates 6 workers

TOKYO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Six workers at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant were exposed to a leak of highly radioactive water on Wednesday.

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Giving Preschoolers Choice Increases Sharing Behavior

Giving Preschoolers Choice Increases Sharing Behavior | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Allowing children to make a choice to sacrifice by sharing their own toys with someone else makes them share more in the future.

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Intent to Harm: Willful Acts Seem More Damaging

Intent to Harm: Willful Acts Seem More Damaging | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
People significantly overestimate the monetary cost of intentional harm, even when they are given a financial incentive to be accurate.

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Barely Legal Things Employers Do To Keep Unemployed Applicants Out

Barely Legal Things Employers Do To Keep Unemployed Applicants Out | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Systematic exclusion at its best.
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Parenting with Social Media Can Help Teens Feel Closer to Parents

Parenting with Social Media Can Help Teens Feel Closer to Parents | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Teens that interact with their parents on social media have higher rates of “pro-social” behavior and feel closer to their parents, says BYU study.

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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, July 16, 2013 1:35 PM

This is one of the reasons I like social media - it is a great help in keeping in touch with my family. -Lon

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Jackie Evancho - A Mother'S Prayer (With Susan Boyle)

Download this track from: http://justmp3music.com I pray you'll be our eyes And watch us where we go And help us to be wise In times when we don't know Let t...
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Babies Witnessing Violence Show Aggression Later in School

Babies Witnessing Violence Show Aggression Later in School | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Aggression in school-age children may sometimes have its origins in children 3 years old and younger who witnessed violence between their mothers and partners.

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Gina Stepp's curator insight, June 18, 2013 10:45 AM

When it's known that children have been exposed to family violence, it's important to provide opportunitiesfor them to learn appropriate behavior as early as possible.

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Kim T'Syen, Sofie Rombouts en Jessica Dierckx's curator insight, February 20, 4:58 AM

Agressie door thuissituatie

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What It's Like To Talk To A 2-Year-Old

What It's Like To Talk To A 2-Year-Old | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
If you take the words of a 2-year-old and put them in the mouth of a grown man, suddenly the malevolence and intimidation really shine through.
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Parents and Teachers: Partners in Building Healthy Brains

Parents and Teachers: Partners in Building Healthy Brains | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Teacher Appreciation Week has passed, along with "Mom Appreciation Day," but parents and teachers continue the important work of shaping children's brains all year long. Unfortunately, there are ch...

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Three Common Myths about the Teenage Brain

Three Common Myths about the Teenage Brain | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it

If we’ve been getting most of our information about the adolescent brain from oversimplified media reports or from pop-psych books, we may have fallen victim to one of the following myths:

 


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Family and Relationships: Our Appetite for Aggression

Family and Relationships: Our Appetite for Aggression | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
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Some argue that media violence isn't a major cause of aggression in children, but can constant bombardment with violent images really be helping them develop optimally

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Family and Relationships: Raising Well-Connected Kids

Family and Relationships: Raising Well-Connected Kids | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it

Some call it “prosocial connectedness,” but it’s more simply understood as the ability to bond with and show active concern for one another. How can parents help their children develop this critical skill?

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What makes the difference between kids who are at risk for lifelong mental-health and behavioral problems and those who seem able to deal with whatever life throws at them as they mature? Experts tell us it’s a matter of gaining certain skills or “competencies” in childhood that serve our well-being for the rest of our lives: decision-making skills, self-control, a healthy self-view, a moral system of belief—and something called “prosocial connectedness.”

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Not All Silence is Golden: Study Compares Environments for Premature Infants

Not All Silence is Golden: Study Compares Environments for Premature Infants | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Study finds private rooms in the NICU may lead to lower language and motor scores in addition to more externalizing behaviors in children.

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Gina Stepp's curator insight, October 17, 2013 2:03 PM

The researchers in this study went into it thinking they would find the new, quieter environments beneficial. They found the opposite.

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Sibling Bullying: What's the Big Deal?

Sibling Bullying: What's the Big Deal? | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Study suggests victims consider sibling bullying to be more damaging than perpetrators percieve their behavior.

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Will to Win Forms at Age Four

Will to Win Forms at Age Four | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
New research suggests children under four don’t yet understand competitive behaviour.

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Miguel Garcia's curator insight, August 16, 2013 9:06 AM

acerca del desarrollo de la mentalizacion y la falsa creencia: Pruebas clásicas.

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Optimists Are Better at Regulating Stress

Optimists Are Better at Regulating Stress | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Concordia University researchers show the so-called stress hormone, cortisol, tends to be more stable in those with more positive personalities.

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More Than a Feeling: Emotions and the Brain

More Than a Feeling: Emotions and the Brain | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Why do we differ from one another in the way we respond emotionally to life events? How do we learn to regulate our emotions, and why do we need to?
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People with Depression Tend to Pursue Generalised Goals

People with Depression Tend to Pursue Generalised Goals | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
University of Liverpool research finds that those with clinical depression are more likely to set abstract goals that are difficult to achieve.

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Life and Health: Why Alzheimer’s Disease? Thinking About What We’ve Done

Life and Health: Why Alzheimer’s Disease? Thinking About What We’ve Done | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
The number of people with dementia diseases is growing at an alarming rate worldwide.
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Ben Faccini – Street children

Ben Faccini – Street children | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Filthy and violent it may be, but life is still precious for the world's street children. Can you look them in the eye?
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Poor Parenting—Including Overprotection—Increases Bullying Risk

Poor Parenting—Including Overprotection—Increases Bullying Risk | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Children who are exposed to negative parenting—including abuse, neglect but also overprotection—are more likely to experience bullying by their peers, says University of Warwick study.

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Teen Girls Who Exercise Are Less Likely to Be Violent

Teen Girls Who Exercise Are Less Likely to Be Violent | Family and Relationships | Scoop.it
Study shows that high school females who run, play sports are at lower risk of fighting, being in a gang.

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