more teens are yelled at, worse they behave [live science]
Not surprising to me in the least. Reflects what I’ve learned from psych, child development, and behavior analysis. If you want to change someones behavior, yelling at them isn’t necessarily the best way to go. I agree with this statement.
“Parents who wish to modify their teenage children’s behavior would do better by communicating with them on an equal level, and explaining their rationale and worries to them,” he said.
europe 2013- paris [witanddelight]
These photos made me desperate to visit Paris again. The last time I was there we took a short day trip to Monet’s garden, which remains one of my favorite places in the entire world. I think I took the majority of my photos there.
chicago to implement sex ed for kindergardeners [feministing]
This is a great article to read if the thought of small children receiving sex ed disturbs you. Considering the fact that we can hardly educate teenagers about sex, I think this is awesome. At the very least I think children should learn how to say “vagina” and “penis” without fits of laugher. Learning the difference between “vulva” and “vagina” might have to wait until they are thirty, though.
how to receive a compliment [dianegottsman]
Something I’m still, still, still, working on. Fault number one. Owning it, working on it.
blogging is dead [thebloggess]
Jenny Lawson as living proof that blogging is not dead, and if you think it is, you’re not really paying attention.