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The Words I Want My Teenage Son to Remember

The Words I Want My Teenage Son to Remember

Mary Hickey  07.28.2015
"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." I have been seeing this quote often lately and frankly find it somewhat terrifying....
12 Going On 20: The Awkward Stage No Longer Exists And It's Weird

12 Going On 20: The Awkward Stage No Longer Exists And It's Weird

Unwritten  07.27.2015
Kids now live in a world where they're given a cell phone before they hit double digits. Instead of playing with Barbie dolls, girls begin...
How Young Adult Romance Novels Are Giving Young Girls a Misguided View of Romance: My Perspective as an 18-Year-Old High School Graduate

How Young Adult Romance Novels Are Giving Young Girls a Misguided View of Romance: My Perspective as an 18-Year-Old High School Graduate

Amara Majeed   07.24.2015
Aside from my cynicism, it's very apparent to me that society's propagation of true, unconditional love is affecting the way young girls...
My Little Girl Has Turned Into a Tween and It's Hard as Hell

My Little Girl Has Turned Into a Tween and It's Hard as Hell

Scott Shamberg  07.23.2015
So as you depart for camp this year, on the precipice of your teenage years, it felt like the right time to give you less comedic advice...
Tapping Untouched Talent in Rural America

Tapping Untouched Talent in Rural America

Hung Vo  07.22.2015
Trends in demographic data show that people have left rural America by large numbers since 1976 and, while fluctuations in the rural population...
The One Thing DC Comics Is Getting Wrong

The One Thing DC Comics Is Getting Wrong

Lauren Galley  07.22.2015
As a girl who loves a good superhero film, I wish more than anything that I had more female characters to look up to. Not women that are...
8 Things I Wish I Knew as a High School Freshman

8 Things I Wish I Knew as a High School Freshman

Katelyn Darrow  07.22.2015
These four short years have shaped me more than I can comprehend. I remember being a freshman not that long ago. I scoured Seventeen magazine...

Girl Puts GPS Trackers On Cats -- Reveals Late-Night Burger King Runs

Van Winkle's  07.17.2015
Outdoor cats are known night-wanderers. It's in their nature to slink off into the darkness whenever the mood strikes. But where do their...
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LGBT "Treatment" Programs Are Often Child Abuse

Lorri L. Jean  07.17.2015
It isn't "treatment" to withhold food and water from a youth. It isn't treatment to beat a teenager. And nothing should ever be considered...

McKinney TX: The Best Place to Live for Whom?

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders  07.17.2015
The incident in McKinney, TX where a police officer manhandled a 14-year-old black girl and drew his weapon on unarmed black teens is very...
8 Things Teenagers Will Never Ever Tell Their Parents

8 Things Teenagers Will Never Ever Tell Their Parents

Grandparents.com  07.16.2015
SPECIAL FROM Ellen Pober Rittberg, a grandmother, attorney, and former law guardian in New York family, supreme, and surrogate's...
10 Tips for Summertime Tech Balance -- Starting Now

10 Tips for Summertime Tech Balance -- Starting Now

Janell Burley Hofmann  07.16.2015
By now you've probably planned your vacation, enjoyed the shore or the pool, hosted a few backyard BBQs and settled the kids into summer...
8 Fascinating Facts About How Teens Use The Internet And Social Media

8 Fascinating Facts About How Teens Use The Internet And Social Media

Carly Steyer  07.16.2015
Surprise -- teens love the Internet! OK, so it's not exactly a surprise. What is a little shocking are the statistics revealed in...
Fifteen And (Formerly) Facebook-Free

Fifteen And (Formerly) Facebook-Free

Hannah Paridis  07.15.2015
Study distractions now consist of scrolling back to 2008 on an upperclassman's timeline or dubbing some guy's shirtless vacation pics as...