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Do You Know What Your Child Is Packing?

Take the time and check your children’s book bags.  It can save a life. 

Violence

The Need for Meaningful Policy Change: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Last year, APA celebrated its Congressional Fellowship Program’s 40 years of success on Capitol Hill. The article below by a former APA Congressional Fellow highlights the contribution of psychologists to public policy and of the Fellowship experience to Fellows’ professional development. 676 more words

Public Policy

Literary Bullies- We Need To Talk About Kevin

Of all the stories where I have introduced and talked about the bullies of the story, “We Need to Talk About Kevin” is unique as far as the criteria goes. 709 more words

2 Men In Custody After Shooting Near California University

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Violence again struck the community near the University of California, Santa Barbara, a year after a 22-year-old’s rampage left six students dead. 430 more words

National News

Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon

I picked up Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon because I had seen several blog posts and articles recommending this title as a read-alike for  The Girl on the Train… 226 more words

Books

Video Games or Bad Parenting?

So many people these days, including the media, blame video games for the reason that their kids are showing violent behavior, I find this to be false because children’s actions are pre-determined by their surroundings and environments.   448 more words

Entertainment

Memory Man ~ By David Baldacci - 3.5 Stars

 I received this ebook from NetGalley and Grand Central Publishing in exchange for an honest review.

Amos Decker has not had an easy life. In his very first pro football game, he’s catastrophically injured and is left with a curious side effect. 559 more words