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WATCH: This Is How Teens React To Jonah Hill's Homophobic Slur

WATCH: This Is How Teens React To Jonah Hill's Homophobic Slur

Avery Stone  06.30.2014
When someone uses an anti-gay slur, does it mean they're homophobic? In this video from The Fine Brothers, a group of teens weighed in...
Here's What the Media Is Doing to Teenagers Today

Here's What the Media Is Doing to Teenagers Today

06.30.2014
Teenagers are often singled out in the media to further create this dramatic, sensationalized stereotype that just, frankly, is not accurate....
3 Reasons to Talk to Your Kids About 'Pleasure'

3 Reasons to Talk to Your Kids About 'Pleasure'

06.27.2014
While you squirm in your seat about how and when you're going to approach this topic as a family, here are three reasons to start talking...
A Letter to All the People Parenting Right Now

A Letter to All the People Parenting Right Now

06.27.2014
On this massive journey, guaranteed to be full of ups and downs and twists and turns, you deserve to enjoy the ride. They want and need...
When Social Media Makes Something Go Viral In Real Life

When Social Media Makes Something Go Viral In Real Life

06.26.2014
One of the greatest challenges is helping your teens gain, and maintain, perspective. We all remember the intensity of feeling as a teen,...
The Moments That Make Me Want to Hit 'Pause'

The Moments That Make Me Want to Hit 'Pause'

06.26.2014
I've accepted all of the milestones and markers that "growing up" bring. I've photographed them, saved them in plastic tubs, rejoiced over...
6 Reasons to Nix Hosting a Sleepover Party

6 Reasons to Nix Hosting a Sleepover Party

06.26.2014
Within minutes of arriving, the girls will start negotiating about who they are going to sleep next to that night. Some girls will be thrilled...
How Young Adults Can Up Their Financial Vocabulary

How Young Adults Can Up Their Financial Vocabulary

06.26.2014
The first of the month means bills, bill, bills. But for the majority of young adults those words don't resonate beyond catchy lyrics to...

A Home Run in the Midst of the World Cup!

06.26.2014
We are in the midst of World Cup soccer play, but this week has been a HOME-RUN for those of us in the early-learning literacy arena. On...

Companies Must Be Held Accountable for E-Cigarette Marketing That Reaches Kids and Teens

06.25.2014
Many of the practices e-cigarette companies are using to pitch their products are prohibited for cigarette marketing under measures like...
My Teen Got a Smartphone the Old-Fashioned Way: She Earned It

My Teen Got a Smartphone the Old-Fashioned Way: She Earned It

06.24.2014
The more I saw children glued to their devices, the more indignant I got. The thought of my intelligent, thoughtful daughter playing "Candy...
Teens Can't Stop Using Facebook Even Though They Hate It

Teens Can't Stop Using Facebook Even Though They Hate It

Bianca Bosker  06.24.2014
Facebook is like indoor plumbing: You can live without it, but it’s uncomfortable. It’s thus little surprise to learn a new study...
The Conversation That Could Save Your Teen's Life (And Your Own)

The Conversation That Could Save Your Teen's Life (And Your Own)

06.24.2014
When our kids become adolescents, their world changes so much that sometimes it feels to them that they've landed on a new planet. They...

Disadvantaged Youth Most Affected By Loss of Summer Reading: Recommended Reading List

06.23.2014
Poor children are most vulnerable to decline in reading skills during the summer. Ninety percent of reading achievement loss for disadvantaged...