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July 2012

After the Colorado Movie Theater Shooting: Discussing Trauma with Kids – and Media Influence

07/25/12

After the Colorado Movie Theater Shooting: Discussing Trauma with Kids – and Media Influence

How parents can help their children understand and cope with tragedies like the massacre. Also: Was the gunman, who called himself 'The Joker,' impacted by 'Batman'?

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Yahoo's New CEO is also a New Mom, Igniting Hot Debate

07/20/12

Yahoo's New CEO is also a New Mom, Igniting Hot Debate

Marissa Mayer, former Google executive and trailblazer, is now CEO at Yahoo – and six months pregnant. Is this too much for a new mother to handle?

Posted at 10:12 AM | Permalink | Comments

Bullied Bus Monitor Could Be Teachable Moment For Southeast Michigan Kids – VIDEO

07/02/12

Bullied Bus Monitor Could Be Teachable Moment For Southeast Michigan Kids – VIDEO

The New York middle school children who harassed an elderly bus monitor could open up the floor for conversations with your child about bullying.

Posted at 03:24 PM | Permalink | Comments

The Michigan V-word Controversy – and Talking to Your Kids

07/02/12

The Michigan V-word Controversy – and Talking to Your Kids

Rep. Lisa Brown's use of the word 'vagina' sparked debate in Lansing and beyond. When it comes to your children, how do you have the 'private parts' conversation without feeling dirty or weird?

Posted at 08:38 AM | Permalink | Comments: 1

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