Awareness

Awareness is one of the 12 traits of social responsibility. An aware person is concerned and well-informed about a particular situation or development.

3 Super-Helpful Ways to Brainstorm Topics for the College Essay (Infographic)

2018-03-22T14:43:33+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Accountability, Awareness, Conscientiousness, Education|

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Parents’ presence when TV viewing with child affects learning ability

2018-04-29T12:39:27+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Awareness, Conscientiousness, Entertainment, Health, Parenting, Psychology, Technology|

Parents’ presence when TV viewing with child affects learning ability Source: Texas Tech University   Parents' Presence When TV Viewing with Child Affects Learning Ability The study conducted in the College of Media & Communication shows an increased physiological change in children when parents view programs with them as opposed to being in a separate room. [...]

Parents’ health literacy affects child weight-loss tactics, study finds

2018-04-29T12:40:13+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Awareness, Health|

Parents' health literacy affects child weight-loss tactics, study finds By Sharita Forrest; University of Illinois   Parents who have low health literacy are less likely to choose government-recommended weight-loss strategies, such as increasing physical activity or serving more fruits and vegetables, to help their children control their weight than parents who are better able to [...]

Raising Digital Natives with Character

2018-04-29T12:46:16+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Accountability, Awareness, Parenting, Technology|

  Parenting is vastly different today and challenging in new ways, in great part due to social media. Our children, having grown up with technology, are digital natives, more comfortable texting than talking, playing video games than playing softball. However, despite the focus on non-personal communications, parents still must strive to raise kids with character [...]

Teaching Acceptance and Understanding for Individuals with Limitations

2018-04-29T12:46:38+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Awareness, Compassion, Education, Fairness, Parenting, Relationships, Respectfulness|

On my way into work today, I was listening to a local morning program talk about a situation occurring in a local town regarding trick or treating. A parent reportedly posted flyers throughout the neighborhood asking families practice “responsible parenting” and to provide only certain types of candy to all children on Halloween given her [...]

Certain Parenting Tactics Could Lead to Materialistic Attitudes in Adulthood

2018-04-29T12:48:36+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Awareness, Generosity, Uncategorized|

Many parents may be tempted to give children all the toys and gadgets they ask for or use the expectation of gifts to manage children’s behavior. Now, a new study from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois at Chicago found that parents who use material goods as part of their parenting techniques [...]

What can parents do to prevent sexting?

2018-03-09T01:13:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Accountability, Awareness, Education, Health, Parenting, Relationships, Technology|

In our modern world today with all the advances in technology, electronic, and social media, it can be extremely difficult to keep track of what exactly your adolescents and/or teens are doing each day. Many times, it can be totally innocent, messing with Instagram or Facebooking with friends, but other times it can be more [...]