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Dear Ms. Lewinsky

Dear Ms. Lewinsky

Lauren Galley  04. 1.2015
"The Story" should never define us. We give "The Story" credence when we choose to react to sensationalized media and place judgment, when...
Letter to My Pre-Teen Daughter

Letter to My Pre-Teen Daughter

Marwa Azab  03.31.2015
As desperate as my pre-teen might be to shed her childhood, I am desperately holding on to whatever childish reminders kind moments offer...
Advice to my Seniors

Advice to my Seniors

Emily K. Genser  03.31.2015
This year, I have a senior homeroom. These 15 students have been in my homeroom since they were freshmen. In a few months, I will send...
What A Mom Did When She Found Out Her 14-Year-Old Daughter Sent Naked Pictures To A Boy

What A Mom Did When She Found Out Her 14-Year-Old Daughter Sent Naked Pictures To A Boy

  03.31.2015
"My daughter, Jade, is putting herself out for danger," says Rhonda, claiming her 18-year-old daughter dresses provocatively and "wears...
4 Myths and 1 Truth About Teens

4 Myths and 1 Truth About Teens

Joyce Linder  03.29.2015
Kids want to feel that their parents are proud of them. The number one thing they crave is for you to not just love them, but like them...
There's A Girl In Uruguay Who Looks Exactly Like Cara Delevingne

There's A Girl In Uruguay Who Looks Exactly Like Cara Delevingne

Leigh Weingus  03.27.2015
First Taylor Swift, now Cara Delevingne? It's safe to say celebrity twins are taking over the Internet. 14-year-old Olivia Herdt -- who...
Running Our Way Through a Mother/Son Rut

Running Our Way Through a Mother/Son Rut

Elizabeth McGuire  03.26.2015
We have found a simple space that contains only joy and ease, and nothing could keep me from showing up there. I could run for miles in...
A Bookstore Holds More Than Just Books

A Bookstore Holds More Than Just Books

Genevieve Piturro  03.26.2015
Bookstores don't only hold books, they hold promises. Promises for new adventures, where new people and characters enter our lives with...
Money Management Gap Between Parents and Teens Shows Need for Education

Money Management Gap Between Parents and Teens Shows Need for Education

Jack E. Kosakowski  03.26.2015
Many young people want to learn about managing money from their parents. A significant majority of teens we surveyed (84 percent) say they...
Is Your Teen Ready for a Summer Job?

Is Your Teen Ready for a Summer Job?

Jason Alderman  03.25.2015
For teenagers, that first summer job is a major gateway to adulthood -- and the eye-opening realities that come with every paycheck.
Does Your Computer Have a Voice?

Does Your Computer Have a Voice?

Janie Emaus  03.25.2015
Right then, the computer started calculating. "What's happening?" I asked. "We're getting graded," she explained. "Right now?" My heart...
8 Lessons I Learned From My Daughter's Cheerleading Tryouts

8 Lessons I Learned From My Daughter's Cheerleading Tryouts

Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis  03.25.2015
Whatever happens, it's all good. In every scenario there are lessons to be learned and opportunities to grow.
The Wishes I Have for My Children

The Wishes I Have for My Children

Kathy Radigan  03.24.2015
As I watch my three children morph from babies and kids into tweens and teens, I become more and more aware that my time with them is somewhat...
The #1 Thing to Never Say to Your Teen

The #1 Thing to Never Say to Your Teen

Joyce Linder  03.23.2015
When you dismiss their feelings as being unimportant, you lessen the likelihood they will ever come to you to talk about anything.