Black Children Are More Likely To Get Hit By School Teachers, Report Says

When Wendy Chandler received a back-to-school packet from her daughter’s Alabama elementary school in 2013, she was stunned. Included in the packet was a permission slip asking if school staff members could administer corporal punishment on her child as a form of discipline.  Chandler said that she did not give permission and…

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Teens Less Likely to Smoke Pot than 40-Year-Olds

The pot-smoking teen is a common stereotype, but a new government study has found that Americans ages 35 to 44 are now more likely to smoke marijuana than young people ages 12 to 17. While marijuana use has dramatically increased for older people, teen use has remained steady. If the…

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4 Things You’re Likely Doing That Will Eventually Kill Your Marriage

According to renowned marriage therapist John Gottman, there are four behaviors that can reliably predict the end of a marriage — and you’re probably guilty of them.  For 40 years, the psychology professor and his team at the Gottman Institute have studied couples’ interactions to determine the key predictors of divorce — or as…

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