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Teens and Digital Wisdom: Give Them a Round of Applause

Teens and Digital Wisdom: Give Them a Round of Applause

Sue Scheff  06.30.2015
We often hear negative news about teens and how they use digital media. But research shows that teens can actually show adults a few things...
14-Year-Old Mo'ne Davis Is Taking Over the Sports World

14-Year-Old Mo'ne Davis Is Taking Over the Sports World

06.29.2015
Score another point for 14-year-old Mo'ne Davis! Originally made famous by her stellar performance at the 2014 Little League World Series,...
Dashed Hopes: The Two Words That Erase Your Children's Dreams

Dashed Hopes: The Two Words That Erase Your Children's Dreams

Todd Kestin  06.29.2015
I worked with John for several years, helping him navigate the treacherous waters of adolescence, and for as long as he could remember...
15 Books That Should Be On Every Teen's Radar This Summer

15 Books That Should Be On Every Teen's Radar This Summer

Carly Steyer  06.29.2015
By now, you've likely read the Hunger Games series, the Divergent books and every John Green novel. So if you're looking for some summer...
Shawn Mendes Releases Music Vid For

Shawn Mendes Releases Music Vid For "Believe" (And It features Dove Cameron)!

06.29.2015
Shawn Mendes has just released two music videos in three days and all we can say is: WOW. Following the release of a music video for his...
Pixar Fails At Body Positivity in 'Inside, Out'

Pixar Fails At Body Positivity in 'Inside, Out'

Joni Edelman  06.26.2015
Why is 'Sad' short? Why does she have emo hair? Why is she wearing glasses? Why does she have to wear a turtleneck? Why is she fat, for...
J. Cole Attends Fan's High School Graduation And Offers To Help With College Tuition

J. Cole Attends Fan's High School Graduation And Offers To Help With College Tuition

Carly Steyer  06.26.2015
In case you thought J. Cole was like every other celebrity, think again. According to MTVNews, the rapper took a break from his national...
10 Reasons Why 60 Is The New 16

10 Reasons Why 60 Is The New 16

Amanda Bradley  06.25.2015
I know what you're going to tell me. Everybody knows that 60 is the new 40. Or 30. Or maybe the new 50. Definitely no one says that 60...
This Glowing Condom Changes Color If You Have An STD

This Glowing Condom Changes Color If You Have An STD

Katie Sola  06.24.2015
Glow yellow for herpes? A group of British teenage boys have presented an idea for a condom that changes color based on whether its wearer...
Dear Mom

Dear Mom

Deborah Chang  06.24.2015
As a teenager, I often felt at odds with my mom. However, I also know that despite the differences we may have, my mom and I will always...

Should We Worry? Found Pot in Daughter's Room

Susan Stiffelman  06.23.2015
Our barely 15-year-old daughter has always assured us that she has no interest in smoking pot or drinking. She is a star soccer player...
Kids' Answers On Lie Detector Make Parents Wish They Hadn't Asked

Kids' Answers On Lie Detector Make Parents Wish They Hadn't Asked

Yagana Shah  06.22.2015
Kids, parents, don't try this at home. In a new video from Distractify, some dads initially felt they were lucky when their kids agreed...

Clueless Mom of a 16-Year-Old

Rebecca Stoufis  06.18.2015
Swishing red sequins, tap-shuffle-wing-tap, "Don't Rain on my Parade" blaring, while my dancing butterfly fluttering before me on the stage....