Time for Kids

News 3 Now welcomes our #BeYou ambassadors

News 3 Now and SSM Health kicked off their #BeYou ambassador program Tuesday.  Dozens of teachers, coaches, youth group leaders, pediatricians, and more were provided resources to share with kids and teens in their communities to encourage them to be confident in being themselves.

What's it like to #BeYou?

We know kids are happiest when they can be themselves, and learning that skill is easier said than done. 

Two seniors lead schoolwide project focused on empowering women

Adams-Friendship High School seniors Deana Johnson and Jaydan Frank have decided they want to spend their lives helping women. As part of their senior capstone project, they teamed up to lead a schoolwide day of workshops that focused on empowering women and on women's mental health. 

5 ways parents can encourage kids to #BeYou

"Just be yourself," is something you might say to yourself when preparing to meet new people or sit down for a job interview. We might also say it to our children as they grapple with fitting into social circles.

What is Time For Kids: #BeYou?

We all face pressure. It can come from societal expectations, messages on social media, peer pressure or something else. Whatever the case, there's no group more vulnerable than kids. They're not only figuring out who they are, but they're forced to weigh that against mounting expectations.

Editorial: More beds, more help

On Monday, Madison and South-Central Wisconsin moves a step closer to providing greater mental health care for more children and teens.

It's a mistake to tell kids to ignore bullies

How parents can support kids suffering bullying

Bullying is often talked about, but sometimes misunderstood. It's defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. It is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated. Bullying can have long-lasting impacts on a child's health. Kids who bully others are more likely to engage in violent or risky behaviors later in life. Their victims often take a different route.