Morghan: It bothered me that somehow mom isn’t allowed to have a sexual side because that might make her teenage kid uncomfortable. It shames the whole idea of a parent as a sexual, dating person.
Like parents should hide the fact that they are full people, and that kids should be sheltered from that part of their lives. Puts a negative spin on it for all parties, including – especially — the kids. Related: Podcast episode answers the question: “Should I tell my ex I have a boyfriend?
Are your parents unreasonable, abusive, or just a bit too conservative?Across the five boroughs, the numbers of kids participating in tackle football is in decline because of the fear of concussions, several coaches and league presidents say.“It’s not necessarily concussions as in parents seeing their kids get concussions, but concussion awareness that has scared some people off,” said Edmond Wilson, the president of Empire Youth Football, a citywide organization for kids between the ages of 6 and 14.The city’s two other major youth football leagues say they have gained players.Adam Howard, who runs the Brooklyn United youth football program, said his teams are playing half as many games because there are fewer teams to schedule, and Pollins said the roster numbers are significantly lower.
Positive environments can help all youth achieve good grades and maintain good mental and physical health.