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CrossFit for High Schoolers

CrossFit for High Schoolers

Kevin R. Stone, M.D.  05.10.2016
"To be a high school recruit in any major sport, you have to play that sport year round." This statement has been the dogma (and often...
Prince's Death Is an Opportunity to Talk to Our Kids About the Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

Prince's Death Is an Opportunity to Talk to Our Kids About the Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

Marjorie Clifton  05. 9.2016
Most parents are unaware of both how common prescription medicine abuse has become in high schools across America, and how easy it is for...

The Happiest Mother on the Block

Lorri Horn  05. 9.2016
Last week, my foot got one of those awful cramps they say can come from not enough water (guilty) or potassium so I figured I'd give it...

Don't Call My Daughter A Moody Tween

Jeff Bogle  05. 9.2016
We humans are moody a bunch, each and every one of us. Some more so than others, yes, but it's there inside us all as we experience sadness,...
Why We are All Responsible for Christal McGee's Snapchat & Driving Accident

Why We are All Responsible for Christal McGee's Snapchat & Driving Accident

Lauren Galley  05. 6.2016
In 2013, 2,163 teens in the United States ages 16-19 were killed and 243,243 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered...
The Talk Every Parent Needs To Have With Their Teen

The Talk Every Parent Needs To Have With Their Teen

Leslie Blanchard  05. 5.2016
My phone started buzzing. I looked down at the screen. One of my best friends was calling, but I was busy, so I didn't answer. It buzzed...
Another Milestone: Your Teen's High School Graduation

Another Milestone: Your Teen's High School Graduation

Risa Garon  05. 4.2016
You and your child started talking about graduation -- the preparation, event and celebration afterwards. Uh oh, what about the child's...
I Want to Tell You About Being the Mom of Bullied Kids

I Want to Tell You About Being the Mom of Bullied Kids

Wendy Del Monte  05. 4.2016
I want to tell you how it feels when your heart breaks as your beautiful child looks up at you and asks, "Mom, what's wrong with me? Why...
Mom and Dad Did WHAT to Prince's Music?

Mom and Dad Did WHAT to Prince's Music?

Toni Williams  05. 3.2016
As my son was sharing his high school classmates' reactions to the announcement, he mentioned that upon hearing the news, a girl in his...
Taylor Swift Taught My Daughter to be Fierce

Taylor Swift Taught My Daughter to be Fierce

Julee Morrison  05. 3.2016
Taylor Swift is taking chances. Sometimes it has been a simple example such as introducing herself to Tim McGraw. Sometimes it has been...
Sexting Among Teens May Be A Lot More Common Than Parents Realize

Sexting Among Teens May Be A Lot More Common Than Parents Realize

Ann Brenoff  05. 2.2016
Sexting -- the sharing of sexually explicit photos on social media sites -- isn't the sole purview of the Anthony Weiners of the world....
Our Misguided Visions of the Future

Our Misguided Visions of the Future

Sarah Huang  04.29.2016
What do these numbers and letters really indicate about me as a person? Sure, it demonstrates my ability to conform to others' expectations...

How to Help Tweens and Teens Ease Their Social Media Anxiety

Common Sense Media  04.29.2016
Fear of missing out can make social media-using teens feel stressed. Here's how you can help. By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Teens...