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Sport and the socio-emotional development of children

Sport and the socio-emotional development of children

Copyrights: Pro Sport Development A new research study by Pro Sport Development analyzes the impact of their Community Sports Program on the socio-emotional development of children. Pro Sport Development (PSD) , in collaboration with Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) initiated an in-depth evaluation to better understand the impact of its Community Sports Program (CSP) on the socio-emotional development of children in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.The overall intended impact of the CSP is ... Read More
Second lawsuit filed against La Jolla private school amid allegations of bullying

Second lawsuit filed against La Jolla private school amid allegations of bullying

(Elisabeth Frausto) The San Diego French American School in La Jolla is being sued by a second family in as many months for allegedly failing to address bullying. On the heels of a lawsuit filed nearly two months prior , a second family has sued the San Diego French American School in La Jolla, alleging the family’s two children, in second and eighth grades at the school, were the victims ... Read More
How to encourage a child’s biophilia

How to encourage a child’s biophilia

The sight of children lugging large heavy bags while sprinting to school reveals how their schedules are dictated by aptitudes considered important by the modern world: tight class schedules, sports and exercise, homework, and chores. But not the natural world. These school activities overlook the human body’s need for natural surroundings and undermine the importance of time spent outdoors. World Environment Day on 5 June is a time to consider ... Read More
How Pursuing a Quest Can Bring Purpose to Your Life

How Pursuing a Quest Can Bring Purpose to Your Life

In 2002, I walked into a cafe, laptop in hand, to begin a grand adventure.My adventure did not involve swords, dragons, or golden cups; it didn’t require me to hike the Appalachian trail or steer a boat solo across the world. All I had to do was sip a cappuccino and tap away at my keyboard. After years of detour as a corporate lawyer, I was finally allowing myself to ... Read More
Have you been at your worst with your kids during the pandemic?

Have you been at your worst with your kids during the pandemic?

Lately, I have had a lot of parents calling in, laden with guilt, treating me a little bit like a confession box.The pandemic has pushed many parents to the edge of intolerance and frustration with their children, who find themselves at the receiving end of anger outbursts, anxiety attacks or melancholia. Parents are shattered in the face of their own inability to get a grip on their emotional demonstrations in ... Read More
Get Happy: The Science Of Emotions And How To Harness Them For Happiness

Get Happy: The Science Of Emotions And How To Harness Them For Happiness

Profile of a head with layers of color showing importance of managing emotions for happiness. It’s been 16 months of turmoil and chances are you’ve had plenty of emotions roiling within. From frustration, grief or anxiety to relief, elation or anticipation, you’ve likely felt a range of sentiments throughout the pandemic—and this will continue.But beyond just having all the feels, understanding, monitoring and managing your emotions contributes significantly to happiness ... Read More
Tatler Experts' Corner: My parents divorced when I was 10 and it was awful. Now my partner and I are separating, how can we manage it without harming our children?

My parents divorced when I was 10 and it was awful. Now my partner and I are separating, how can we manage it without harming our children?

As part of the Tatler SOS Experts' Corner, we delve into the subject of legal arrangements surrounding relationships. Here, Adèle Ballantyne from Eleda Consultancy shares her advice on managing a peaceful divorce without causing harm to your children. When we have, as children, witnessed our parent’s painful relationship breakdown, it often leaves deep emotional scars that can impact on our own adult relationships.If we then find ourselves in a situation ... Read More
Police interventions for emotionally distressed children on the rise in New York City public schools, analysis finds

Police interventions for emotionally distressed children on the rise in New York City public schools, analysis finds

An NYPD car in front of a Brooklyn public school in 2015. Police interventions for emotionally distressed students have tracked upwards over the past four years, a new analysis found. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Police interventions for children facing mental health crises at New York City public schools have increased, with Black students and students with disabilities disproportionately affected, according to a new analysis of city data from 2016 ... Read More
Nexus of Good: Building emotional resilience

Nexus of Good: Building emotional resilience

Children from low socio-economic background lack the essential skills to cope up with emotional and financial instability caused by poverty. Currently, 128 million children are enrolled in the Indian public education system. These children live in poverty, with most having a household income of USD two or less a day.Their vulnerabilities lead to reduced attentiveness, lack of curiosity, demotivation, powerlessness, shame and anger. These factors result in reduced motivation to ... Read More
This Is The Month When New Year’s Resolutions Fail—Here’s How To Save Them

This Is The Month When New Year’s Resolutions Fail—Here’s How To Save Them

New Year Resolutions Every year more than 50% of people make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking, work out, save money, get a promotion, get a raise, and more. And yet, virtually every study tells us that around 80% of New Year’s resolutions will get abandoned around this month. In fact, one study found that gym sales dropped precipitously from January to February.So why do New Year’s resolutions ... Read More
How can we save our kids from screen addiction, which soared during the pandemic?

How can we save our kids from screen addiction, which soared during the pandemic?

Amir, a seven years old child, shows violent behavior and angry outbursts when his mother, Nour, refuses to let him watch TV or play on his iPad. Moreover, he does his virtual homework only if his mother allows him to spend at least five hours straight on screens. Amir’s mother, Nour, told Enab Baladi that even on special family occasions, her children spend a significant part of their playtime with ... Read More
Advice for Soothing Kids’ Back-to-School Anxiety

Advice for Soothing Kids’ Back-to-School Anxiety

Devon Meyers / TMT In this past year of a profound global health crisis that has upended our daily lives and, at worst, stolen the health or lives of friends and loved ones, it’s no secret there are more people suffering with anxiety. With in-person instruction now offered at local Malibu schools, this may be a stressful time for those returning after a year of remote learning.According to a report ... Read More
Who is Making Asian American Pacific Islander History in 2021: The GMA Inspiration List

Who is Making Asian American Pacific Islander History in 2021: The GMA Inspiration List

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebrates the contributions of one of the fastest-growing groups of people living in the United States. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders contain multitudes. They are a global community with a homegrown and unique perspective on America.Their diversity expands continents and demographics. The hopes and dreams of the AAPI community are America at its finest, and its people and traditions are those that are ... Read More
Breaking down the reality and history of mental health stigmas within America’s AAPI communities

Breaking down the reality and history of mental health stigmas within America’s AAPI communities

AAPI mental health stigmas have only been exacerbated amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Hannah Xu Throughout the month of May, the U.S. celebrates the history, culture, traditions, diversity and many contributions of the AAPI community with Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The month of May was chosen for two reasons. One is to commemorate the first wave of Japanese immigrants to the U.S. on May 7, 1843. Between 1886 ... Read More

The hidden load: How ‘thinking of everything’ holds mums back

When it comes to household responsibilities, women perform far more cognitive and emotional labour than men. Why is this, and is there anything we can do about it?Organising a playdate, or booking the kids’ medical check-ups. Working out how to hide vegetables in their evening meals, or ensuring there’s enough on the shopping list. Worrying about whether your son is on track at school, your daughter needs new shoes and ... Read More