1. runawaybunny

    Sports involvement linked to fewer depressive symptoms in children

    A study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging investigates the relationship between involvement in sports, brain development, and depression in children Participation in team sports is associated with fewer depressive symptoms in children, whereas non-sport...
  2. L

    In School Suspension, Alternate Placements, and Other Ramblings

    First of all, I think the use of ISS ("In School Suspension", though I'm pretty sure all of us here are pretty familiar with it) as anything more than a 1 day punishment is pretty much pointless bullshit. Even just for one day, most of our kids are probably scarcely able to tolerate it. My...
  3. runawaybunny

    Are boys more cliquey than girls?

    Children's friendship groups in secondary school remain consistent over time and are often structured around gender, with boys forming the most tight-knit bands, according to new research published in PLOS ONE. The findings suggests boys might be more 'cliquey' than girls, and that factors such...
  4. Sleepless_&_Distraught

    15 going on 16 "daughter" - Help!!

    Hi all... I am in a unique situation and am totally going through very similar emotions as others I've read on here, as a result of a soon to be 16-year old girl. When this girl was 8-years old, she was in my intervention class, although she was brilliant. At the time, we were on year-round...