Every day, social media takes center stage in our lives. It connects us, fosters communication, and let's us share information. But, how does that affect kids and teens? In the social media episode Connor and Mom discuss social media's influence on kids behaviors, steps to help control usage, and what experts have to say about the issue.
Mums and dads are being asked whether they think children should be taught about sexting, transgender issues and online porn at school. The Department for Education's planning a revamp of Sed and Relationship Education lessons in England for the 'mobile age'. They're to be made compulsory for the first time in the first shake-up in 17 years. UCB's David Peek asked Katherine Hill - UK Director of Care for the Family - what they think of the plans.
Tune in for the first podcast episode of TaP - Teens and Parents! With hosts Erica and Connor Marchant. They discuss why they began this podcast journey together and what you can expect as the listener. Connor and Erica are excited to share their story and get back in the studio to chat about connecting beyond the digital world.
In today's podcast, Tom and Kari tackle a trending issue in the Curran household.... dating! Kari talks about how to set guidelines on the different stages of dating, such as: group dates vs. one-on-ones and 'going on a date' versus 'dating.' Tom reveals a shocking revelation he had recently about the age-appropriateness of dating and talks about what it means to accompany your son/daughter in dating.
Children and adolescents often present the first signs of anxiety disorders in the pediatric or primary care office, Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP explains. The self-perpetuating nature of the anxiety-avoidance cycle heightens the important role of pediatricians and primary care providers in early detection and treatment of anxiety disorders. Dr. Albano explains presentation, progression, and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and teens, as well as common psychological and medical comorbidities.
Laurie Taylor examines research into the advice offered to parents with Judith Suissa from the Institute of Education and Frank Furedi from Kent University and looks at comparative research in America and Holland into teenage sex in the parental home with sociologist Amy Schalet from the University of Massachusetts. Producer: Chris Wilson. Published on December 7, 2011.
It looks like a flash drive. And it acts like one too. It needs to be plugged into USB to recharge. But it's not for backup, but instead a quick nicotine hit. USA TODAY's Ryan Suppe joins Jefferson Graham to relay why teachers and parents hate the JUUL, on Talking Tech.
In this episode we discuss how some schools are banning the use of sunscreens and parents who share too much personal info about their children on social media. Our guest Memorial Healthcare System paramedic A.J. Ross, will give tips on water safety.