September 4, 2019 2:02 AM
When April Vaassen got her psychology degree, she knew she'd be working with teenagers and young adults dealing with some difficult transitions. She knew that would be the case because she had struggled as well.
August 31, 2019 3:32 AM
Every summer, Dana Olert puts some time in on Pinterest and Instagram. It's not to track the healthiest after-school snacks or kids' fashion trends. Rather, she's looking for ways to put the Marshall PTA's fundraising dollars to good use.
James Korth, Special to Channel3000.com
July 10, 2019 6:44 PM
Summer is a time for kids to get outside and play, and who says they can't bring a good book for when a break is needed?
June 18, 2019 11:12 PM
From the moment they are born, children are developing at a rapid pace. As parents and caregivers, we love them, support them and try to give them the tools they need to grow both physically and mentally.
June 13, 2019 1:09 PM
Jillian Brown waits anxiously in the gym of Northside Elementary School. She's about to stand up in front of all of her classmates to introduce someone who actually understands how she feels every day.
June 1, 2019 1:25 AM
A lot of kids are eager to get out of the building as soon as they could be on a Friday afternoon, but throughout the school year, the gym at O'Keefe Middle School is filled with kids of all ages.
May 31, 2019 2:30 PM
It's quiet on Jeff Fuller's property. Tucked away in Walworth County, his yard is nurtured by nature. A pontoon silently floats on the surface of the pond situated centrally between a rickety tree house and the pens where he breeds sporting dogs.
May 8, 2019 12:55 AM
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.
April 30, 2019 11:22 PM
We know kids are happiest when they can be themselves, and learning that skill is easier said than done.
April 26, 2019 1:10 AM
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.
April 25, 2019 6:35 PM
Kids across Wisconsin, and the entire country, will get a taste of the "real," working world this week. National "Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day" is Thursday, April 25. Many Madison-area businesses are getting ready for an influx of "new employees" who are ready to participate.
April 15, 2019 9:43 PM
"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.
April 8, 2019 11:37 AM
The number of children and teens in the United States who visited emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts doubled between 2007 and 2015, according to a new analysis.
March 26, 2019 12:02 PM
If you work with kids or teens, News 3 Now and SSM Health are looking for #BeYou ambassadors!
March 25, 2019 9:23 PM
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.
March 12, 2019 2:21 AM
Mental illness does not discriminate and athletes are no exception and sometimes even more likely to battle it, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison psychiatrist.