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What One Speaker Learned From The Teenagers On Career Day

What One Speaker Learned From The Teenagers On Career Day

Laura Munson  10.29.2014
As a dreamy, driven teen, it was a challenge that both daunted and inspired me throughout my high school career. My dreams were always...

Knowing Yourself: There's No App for That

Marsha Lebedev Bernstein  10.28.2014
How will they engage in any self-reflection or inner mining if they're in a constant loop of Vine videos and Starbucks selfies?
The Truth About Counselor Recommendation Letters

The Truth About Counselor Recommendation Letters

10.27.2014
It’s that time of year again when you polish up your college essay, approach teachers for recommendations and get started on that dreaded...
No One Will Tell You This: A Letter To My Daughter

No One Will Tell You This: A Letter To My Daughter

Kathleen Buckstaff  10.27.2014
You would put your hand on my belly to feel the baby kicking. You loved the new life that was stirring inside of me. Sometimes I would...
This Company Is Helping Tween Girls Become Entrepreneurs

This Company Is Helping Tween Girls Become Entrepreneurs

Alena Hall  10.24.2014
Fashion Angels is a company based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that designs craft and activity kits for young girls. But one day Goldi Miller,...
The Clever New Way TV Advertises Alcohol to Kids

The Clever New Way TV Advertises Alcohol to Kids

Rebecca Jackson  10.24.2014
We know that children and teenagers are particularly susceptible to advertising. We are aware that they are easily influenced by peer pressure....
What to Do When Your Teen Thinks She's Beyond The Rules

What to Do When Your Teen Thinks She's Beyond The Rules

GalTime  10.23.2014
Your teens are watching you. They will want to see if you mean what you say. Surprisingly, they may secretly be watching to see if you...
Just Wait Until She's 17

Just Wait Until She's 17

Bernadette Noll  10.22.2014
She's 17 and I really am in for it. I'm in for all of it. I'm in for discussing colleges and options and cities and futures as yet unknown....
The Red Flags Every Parent Should Look For In Their Teenager's Relationship

The Red Flags Every Parent Should Look For In Their Teenager's Relationship

Kira Brekke  10.21.2014
Parents may not think their own teenager is in danger of being in an abusive relationship until later in life, but the unfortunate reality...
5 Signs Your Child Has Become a 'Tweener'

5 Signs Your Child Has Become a 'Tweener'

Cort Ruddy  10.21.2014
Being a parent of a teenager must really suck. Warning received. Rarely, however, do we hear similar warnings about the almost-as-challenging...
Tapped Out Teens: 4 Stress Relief Strategies That Work

Tapped Out Teens: 4 Stress Relief Strategies That Work

Paula Davis-Laack  10.21.2014
Not ready to try meditation? Try to practice slowing your breathing down to four to six breaths per minute. Regular practice of this...
Why Kids Sext -- And What Parents Can Do About It

Why Kids Sext -- And What Parents Can Do About It

Caroline Bologna  10.21.2014
Last week, author and journalist Hanna Rosin prompted renewed conversation about teens and nude photos in an in-depth article for The Atlantic...
Dear College Board, A Change Needs To Be Made

Dear College Board, A Change Needs To Be Made

Avi Sholkoff  10.21.2014
This is a letter demanding a change to the environment and culture surrounding your test. Standardized testing has shifted from a mere...
Dear 9th Graders: College Applications Can Wait. Following These 5 Tips Can't

Dear 9th Graders: College Applications Can Wait. Following These 5 Tips Can't

Scott Anderson  10.20.2014
None of the tips listed here are explicitly designed to make you a better college applicant when you get to that point, but that's exactly...