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November 5, 2017
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Kids ‘Embarrassed And Anxious’ By Tipsy Parents

Children feel anxious when their parents get tipsy, a new report has found. Even moderate drinking can upset kids. The research found just 14 units a week can make youngsters worried about their parents’ behaviour. Kids who see their mum or dad drunk are less likely to think of them […]
November 4, 2017
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Study Finds More Teens Engaging In Digital Self-Harm

A new and worrying trend in self-harm among adolescents has emerged. Research shows that increasing numbers of teens are engaging in self-bullying online. The phenomenon named ‘digital self-harm’ is being described as the anonymous online posting, sending, or otherwise sharing of hurtful content about oneself. About six percent of students […]
November 2, 2017
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Chocolate More Distracting Than Kale

Tell us something we don’t know. But seriously, research has been done into this. And guess what they found. Chocolate is more distracting than kale when we’re hungry. No surprise. Fatty, sugary foods like biscuits, chocolate and icecream grab our attention more than broccoli. Before you groan at the thought […]
November 2, 2017
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Teens Sacrificing Sleep For Their Phones

Today’s teens come across as disengaged and dreamy a lot of the time. And now American researchers believe they have discovered the reason why. It’s simple: Teenagers are trading sleep for time on their phones. The study found that the more time they spent online, the less the young people […]
November 1, 2017
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Children Raised By Same-Sex Parents Do As Well As Other Children

The children of same-sex parents do as well as those raised by heterosexual couples, a new study has found. The wide-ranging review has found that lesbian and gay couples do as good as job at parenting as straight ones. The Australian researchers looked at children’s emotional, social and educational development. […]
November 1, 2017
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All We Want For Christmas Is… Disney Monopoly

Halloween is over. It’s time to think about Christmas and what to do to entertain the little ones over the festive season. That means indoor activities that don’t involve Netflix binges or overdosing on Pegga Pig or Paw Patrol. A board game is always lots of fun and gets every […]

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