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5 Important Teen Lessons For Dealing With Difficult People

5 Important Teen Lessons For Dealing With Difficult People

Barbara Greenberg  03. 3.2015
In life we all have to deal with individuals who are tough and it's important to interact as effectively as we can. The sooner we share...
These Two Teens Aren't Just Sisters -- They're Twins

These Two Teens Aren't Just Sisters -- They're Twins

Cavan Sieczkowski  03. 2.2015
When Lucy and Maria Aylmer tell people they are twins, disbelief is one response. The 18-year-olds from Gloucester, U.K. are two of the...
Why I'm Not Raising A 'Good Girl'

Why I'm Not Raising A 'Good Girl'

Galit Breen  03. 2.2015
In the midst of young motherhood, I believed that having well-behaved kids, ones who didn't make waves, meant that I was being a good mom....
I'm Laughing My Way Though The Pain Of My Chronic Disease

I'm Laughing My Way Though The Pain Of My Chronic Disease

  03. 2.2015
Luc, 14, has such a severe gastrointestinal disease that his doctors had to remove his colon. But his sharp sense of humor is helping...
Stay Weird. Stay Different. Why Our Kids Have Got To Know We Love Them For Being Exactly Who They Are.

Stay Weird. Stay Different. Why Our Kids Have Got To Know We Love Them For Being Exactly Who They Are.

Lola Reed  02.25.2015
So why did Graham's wholehearted Oscar acceptance speech get the standing ovation it deserved? Because he was willing to be vulnerable...
10 Tips For Improving Parent-Teen Relationships

10 Tips For Improving Parent-Teen Relationships

Annie Fox  02.24.2015
You know your child is an adolescent (semi-formed human) when she or he: Gives you attitude over stuff that's never been an issue before....
Why Everyone Should Be Reading Humans Of New York

Why Everyone Should Be Reading Humans Of New York

Avi Sholkoff  02.24.2015
HONY transcends barriers. Few pages on Facebook have such a diverse array of "likes" among my Facebook friends. Whether you consider yourself...
'Dad, Stop Posting Pictures of Me on Facebook!'

'Dad, Stop Posting Pictures of Me on Facebook!'

Susan Stiffelman  02.23.2015
For years, one of the best ways to humiliate a teen would have been to sit down with her friends and go through the family photo album....
Why Teenagers Don't Talk to Their Parents

Why Teenagers Don't Talk to Their Parents

Kate Russell  02.23.2015
In my time as a health and physical education teacher, I have been privileged to teach, mentor and guide students through their teen years...
Why Accuracy in Nonfiction Films Matters

Why Accuracy in Nonfiction Films Matters

Stephan Kozub  02.23.2015
There is a system of trust between my generation and the Hollywood directors that in movies based on historical events, especially ones...
The Secret to Raising Charitable Children

The Secret to Raising Charitable Children

Todd Kestin  02.20.2015
Volunteerism, in a sense, is the easy way out. You merely need to open the door. After that, the act of giving takes over and can't help...
My Growing Boy

My Growing Boy

Mary Hickey  02.19.2015
Nobody prepares you or teaches you how to celebrate the journey into adulthood when your child has a disability and the future doesn't...
Teachable Moments

Teachable Moments

Emily K. Genser  02.19.2015
Today, I was out of patience. All day, while teaching, my mind was on my son. I did that horrible thing that we sometimes have to do,...
5 Ways Being An Adult Beats Being A Teen

5 Ways Being An Adult Beats Being A Teen

Barbara Greenberg  02.19.2015
Those years between 13 and 18 certainly weren't easy, were they? It's amazing that we got through them. Some of us got through them relatively...