"It's tough to be a teenager. Hormones kick in, peer pressures escalate and academic expectations loom large. Kids become more aware of their environment in the teen years — down the block and online. The whole mix of changes can increase stress, anxiety and the risk of depression among all teens, research has long shown."http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/02/13/514353285/depression-strikes-todays-teen-girls-especially-hardRead more
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"Teenagers, a historically wily demographic, are increasingly moving their digital social lives from public sites where their parents hang out to smartphone messaging apps, giving them nearly complete privacy in their online social lives." Read More >>Read more
While reading this story, you probably won't be interacting with your family.Over time, surfing the web and constantly staying connected could make you more distant with your loved ones. At least that's the concern behind "Family Day Unplugged," a program started by the Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA).By Joseph Quigley, CBC News Posted: Feb 15, 2016 8:00 AM ETLast…Read more
Catherine Steiner-Adair, author of “The Big Disconnect,” talks with fifth-graders at the Glen Urquhart School in Beverly last month.By Taryn Plumb GLOBE CORRESPONDENT FEBRUARY 13, 2014https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/north/2014/02/13/how-keep-technology-from-interfering-with-family-bonds/5b3UrXpmDCbbkeLzV2gMfI/story.htmlRead more
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