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7 Best Ways To Deal With Online Bullies

We live in a time where a huge part of our daily interactions with people lies online, in a virtual world where speed of communication is key, and entertainment value is significant, if not vital. The Internet has enabled us to cross time and space barriers, allowing instant access, responses to and sharing of information.…

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Why Your Teen Thinks Everyone Is Watching Her

By Anne McCormick Raising teenagers and preteens is never a boring experience. Things change from day to day with their moods, and we as adults might need to remind ourselves at times that it’s normal for adolescents to be moody. After all, they’re dealing with fluctuating hormone levels, as well as a rapidly changing body…

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Are You A Belieber?

By Jim Partlow In all manners of publications you can find people asking this question: “why is this kid still so popular?” These are not just music magazines, or blogs, either, but the likes of the NY Times, the Huffington Post, Business Insider, NY Daily News, etc. All of these have full length articles dedicated…

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Should You Give Your 10-Year-Old A Cellphone?

Many parents find themselves struggling over whether their child should be given a cell phone.  Although there are many reasons for and against this, the parental decision ought to be made on a case-by-case basis. Experts believe that if a child is given a cell, he/she should be no younger than 10-years-old.  Before 10, children…

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Have You Ever Wondered What Goes On At A Bar Mitzvah?

A bar mitzvah is typically one of the most important times in a Jewish boy’s life. The significance is that a 13 year old boy is now taking responsibility for himself, as a part of the Jewish community. The ceremony marks the most important part of proceedings in terms of the religious implications and the…