CLEVELAND, Ohio—If the marketers of cannabidiol, or CBD are to be believed, their product can treat everything from insomnia to schizophrenia. CBD is being sold in creams, oils, ointments, gummies and even facial masks.And consumers are grabbing it up: the market for CBD is growing faster than cannabis, with one recent analysis estimating it will become a $22 billion industry over the next few years. Recently, The Plain Dealer asked readers about their use of CBD and the questions they have about the exploding popularity of the product. We heard from people using CBD for a wide range of conditions, including anxiety, arthritis pain, depression, migraine headaches and insomnia.Many readers had two main questions about CBD: Where is it legal to buy it, and does it actually live up to the hype?We’ll have to get back to the first question after Ohio settles its policy on the sale of hemp and CBD; Recently the Ohio Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it possible for … [Read more...] about Cannabidiol (CBD) used, marketed for many conditions, but does it really work?
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Health & Family Ask Mr. Dad: 22 discipline ideas that really work, part 2 By ARMIN BROTT Tribune News Service LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story July 10, 2018 04:00 AM Last week I introduced the first 11 of my 22 field-tested strategies for disciplining toddlers. Here are the remaining 11. Get down to your child's level. When you're talking to your child – specially to criticize – kneel or sit. You'll still be big enough that he'll know who the boss is. Don't lecture. Instead, ask questions to engage the child in a discussion of the problematic behavior: "Is smoking cigars okay for kids or not?" "Do you like it when someone pushes you down in the park?" Criticize the behavior, not the child. Even such seemingly innocuous comments as "I've told you a thousand times ... " or "Every single time you ... " gives the child the message that she's doomed to disappointing you no matter what she does. Help us … [Read more...] about Ask Mr. Dad: 22 discipline ideas that really work, part 2
Health & Family Ask Mr. Dad: 22 discipline ideas that really work, part 1 By ARMIN BROTT Tribune News Service LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story July 03, 2018 04:00 AM Dear Mr. Dad: You've talked about how futile it is to discipline an infant. That makes sense. But what about toddlers? A: At one time or another, all parents struggle with discipline – establishing limits, enforcing limits, and getting their kids to speak to them respectfully and do what they're supposed to do. But discipline isn't only about correction. It's also about teaching kids to control themselves and care about others so they can grow up to be productive members of society. I've put together a list of 22 approaches that will enable you to help your kids to do just that. Here are the first 10: Be firm. Set reasonable limits, explain them, and enforce them. Be consistent. Your child will learn to adapt to inconsistencies between you and … [Read more...] about Ask Mr. Dad: 22 discipline ideas that really work, part 1
Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 6:58 p.m. UTC Jun 29, 2018 UPDATE: Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores nationwide are now closed. But is it really the end? The iconic toy retailer posted two updates on its Facebook page Friday, which indicated there would be "a next chapter for Geoffrey and the iconic Toys R Us brands." In a widely circulated photo of Geoffrey with a suitcase, Toys R Us wrote in a Facebook post, "Just going on a little vacation is all... #TRUBeContinued." “Stay tuned here for news and information on the next chapter for Geoffrey and the iconic Toys R Us brands," said the post at Facebook.com/toysrus. Previous story Toys R Us shoppers have been taking their last selfies with Geoffrey the giraffe and making their final purchases. All Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores will close on or before Friday, the iconic toy retailer announced. Many stores nationwide won't make it until Friday with some closing Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Just like the … [Read more...] about Game over for Toys R Us! All stores now closed, but is this really the end?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Compiled by Melissa Schorr June 28, 2018 EMILY KANZER: 26 / cinema staffer / aspiring filmmaker What makes her a catch: She works at a yoga studio and a theater, so if you date her, you get free yoga and movies Her hobbies: Making a documentary film about resettled remote outposts in Newfoundland Advertisement JACK BURKE: 27 / youth worker / comedian First thing people notice in his home: His book collection on historical atrocities What makes him a catch: His sense of humor 7:30 P.M. SALTY PIG, SOUTH END PICKUP TIME Emily I spent the day with my mom making Titanic jokes (because his name is Jack). I paradoxically had no stake in this date whatsoever, but also felt like I was going to throw up. Jack I was early, she was late. My sisters informed me that’s the way it should be. The waitress brought her over and we shook hands. Advertisement … [Read more...] about Blind date: ‘I remembered two years ago this really charming driver who was a standup’