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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

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...

Where Will the Children Go Next?

Genevieve Piturro  07.15.2015
. No child should be tossing and turning in bed in too-tight old and dirty jeans. No child should cry herself to sleep feeling alone in...

What Battles Are You Fighting With Your Kids?

Jennifer Wolfe  07.15.2015
My teenage son said to me the other day, "Mom, I don't get it. Sometimes you're totally chill, and then sometimes you want to know everything....
When We Start Losing Our Mommy Super Powers

When We Start Losing Our Mommy Super Powers

Kathy Radigan  07.14.2015
Today I had a very hard realization. My mommy super powers, the tools I have used to banish monsters under the bed, thwart toddlers before...

Theater on Their Own Terms

Joanne Rendell  07.14.2015
The actors in the room are all recent high school graduates and the struggles they are depicting -- boredom, unrequited love, sexual identity,...
HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: How One Town Lowered Crime By Paying Criminals

HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: How One Town Lowered Crime By Paying Criminals

Aaron Barksdale  07.14.2015
As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far...

Saying No to Affluenza: 5 Ways Faith Can Help Parents of Teens Raise Healthy, Caring Young Adults

David Briggs  07.14.2015
How can parents help their own children say no to affluenza? Or to become caring young adults, forsaking refuge in addictive behaviors?...