The Age At Which Young People Leave Their Parents Home Is Surprisingly Different In Different Countries

It’s a tearful but joyous moment when your baby birds (your children) finally fly out of the nest, move out of the family home, and start making it on their own. Or rather, it would be a tearful but joyous moment if it actually happened. The reality is, however, that history appears to be repeating itself. In the West — Europe, the United States, Australia, etc. — more and more youngsters choose to live with their parents and move out of their family homes far later than usual. Just like in the days of yore. Bored Panda reached out to “More and more families need to combine incomes in order to afford basic necessitates, including housing, food, healthcare, and access to …

How many US high school students smoke e-cigarettes?

In just one year, the percentage of high school students vaping has jumped from 12% to 21% – and e-cigarette use is highest among white students If you ask high school students in the USif they have smoked a cigar in the past 30 days, almost 8% will say yes (assuming the person asking them is not a parent, but a survey taker at the sixth such death reported nationwide after a mysterious vaping-related lung illness involving at least 450 possible cases in 33 states. States and federal authorities believe that the likely cause is contaminants or counterfeit substances found in the e-cigarettes. Donald Trumps administration is Original Article : HERE ;

‘No food should be taboo’: how to tackle your child’s weight without giving them a complex

A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Heres how parents can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecurities Jusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health visitor told her that her three-year-old girl was on the chubby side, Begum was surprised. I didnt think she was at all; I had felt like my children werent eating enough. She did, however, accept an invitation to join a six-week healthy parenting programme called 2% of those aged five to one-third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school, yet many adults dont see …

‘Are a cow’s farts the worst for the planet?’ Children’s climate questions answered

What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the experts How long until the climate crisis causes irreversible damage? Ewoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex You are obviously both smart and thoughtful kids, so I will be blunt and tell you that climate change is already causing big changes in our world. You can see this in the melting of the ice sheets in the Arctic and Antarctica, in the rising temperatures in cities around the world, in the changes in how much rain we get, and, perhaps most importantly, in the extinction of many plants and animals that are not able to adapt. One of the most important ideas to grasp about …

Following FTC complaint, Google rolls out new policies around kids apps on Google Play

Google announced this morning a new set of developer policies aimed at providing additional protections for children and families seeking kid-friendly apps on Google Play. The new policies require that developers ensure their apps are meeting all the necessary policy and regulatory requirements for apps that target children in terms of their content, ads and how they handle personally identifiable information. For starters, developers are being asked to consider whether children are a part of their target audience — and, if they’re not, developers must ensure their app doesn’t unintentionally appeal to them. Google says it will now also double-check an app’s marketing to confirm this is the case and ask for changes, as needed. Apps that do target children …

From the joke shop to the high street: why poo is no longer taboo

Its celebrated in emojis, party bags and board games, piled on cup cakes and meringues and theres even a museum dedicated to it. How did we get here? I was a little hesitant about setting up the toilet plunger in the shape of a smiling poo. The pile of poop emoji may have peaked in cultural terms when Patrick Stewart voiced the cheery plop in 2017s Poop Troop set containing four brown pots promising squishy, poopy fun. how to create poop meringues. Theres fun for all the family with board games like Hook-A-Poop, Doggie Poo and Dont Step In It. Claires Accessories has sold poo-themed earrings and lip gloss. For a poo nightlight, find your local branch of The Entertainer. …