Author Archives: Emily Hughes

Calling All Moms

Lauren Christopher and Hannah Schug Dear Moms, Let us ask you a question—do you know what kind of parent you are? You probably know the rules in your house and the expectations you have for your kids, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Stress in Children: Prevention and Intervention

Lauren Martin Stress is a common emotion or state that is experienced at difficult or threatening times. This is often not attributed to children, however, and can be even more detrimental to their mental and emotional state. High stress in … Continue reading

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How do you affect your child?

Lucy Martin and Virginia Hite You may not know it, but your day-to-day behavior, from the way you drive to the tone of your voice, is shaping the way your child will act for the rest of their life. Psychologists … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Importance of Parental Influence in Social and Behavioral Development

Anna Sewell and Paxton Higgins In this article, we will be exploring the various types of impacts that parents can have on their children and their children’s intellectual, social, and behavioral development.  Many parents believe that during pregnancy they are … Continue reading

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Vitamins during Pregnancy: good or bad?

By Audrey Bemis and Delilah Bennett Finding out that you are pregnant can be exciting; however, it comes with many responsibilities. Our daily lives place us in contact with a number of risks, which may not be harmful to a … Continue reading

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The Problem with Divorce and How to Handle It

by Elizabeth Shahnasarian and Tyler Rigsby The following story is based on true events; the names have been changed to protect the subjects’ identities. One night in early Spring in the Smith household, the family was beginning to gather from … Continue reading

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Dear Abby

Arashpreet Gill and Agnes Jo Dear Abby, My son is four years old. He recently has started acting in a very violent manner. He throws tantrums and hits the children he plays with when he does not get his way. … Continue reading

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Effect of Video Games on Child Development

Danielle Dai and Amanda Fry Little bit o’ history If you are a parent in this era of information and technology, chances are you have a child who has played, is playing, or will be playing video games. The video … Continue reading

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A Note to High School Seniors

By Yasmina Haddad and Lauren Heyano Some days are good days for school; you get out of bed and you’re more than ready to take on whatever high school has in store for you. Pop quiz in Calculus? Bring it. … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips for Raising Happy Children

Abby Trott & Lindley Round How can parents best influence development of their children? Parents constantly seek to raise children who will grow to be happy and healthy, but are not often aware of the pertinent psychology that influences human … Continue reading

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