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What to Read This Summer?

What to Read This Summer?

What could you and your teen read this summer that will promote some meaningful conversations – and not bore either of you to tears? My friends at Axis.org have generously provided this information: No matter our generation or age, stories are the currency of human...
The Transition To Middle School

The Transition To Middle School

None of us likes enforced transitions, which is especially true of many kids who feel like they’re comfortable with elementary school’s setup of a single teacher, room, and a static group classmates in elementary school. Suddenly they’re contemplating forgetting their...
Remembering Columbine

Remembering Columbine

From Dr. Latayne C. Scott On the anniversary of Columbine, I remember the mother of one of my middle-school students telling her that he knew that Dr. Scott really cared about him. It was the day after we had active-shooter staff training, and we were doing drills to...
Is Food Making You And Your Kids Crazy?

Is Food Making You And Your Kids Crazy?

We all know about food urges—cravings for sweets or French fries or other junk food. (And yes, chocolate cravings are a real thing.)  But did you know that a change in diet can help with symptoms of depression? A recent study of 67 people with unhealthy diets who...