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A Birthday Letter to My Tween Son

A Birthday Letter to My Tween Son

Amy Heinz  04.14.2015
I realize it's your birthday and you get to make the wish, but tonight, as you blow out your candles, I will be hoping with all my might...
The Truth About #ThisGeneration

The Truth About #ThisGeneration

McKenna Bulkley  04.14.2015
And hey, maybe I'd rather be on my iPhone talking to my friends than socializing with the strangers around me. You can tell me this is...
Our World: An Interdependent Web

Our World: An Interdependent Web

KidSpirit  04.14.2015
Becoming a Green Sanctuary is how my church chose to uphold the values of our green principle.
A Birthday Letter to My Almost 12-Year-old Daughter

A Birthday Letter to My Almost 12-Year-old Daughter

Amy Arndt  04.13.2015
You don't need a significant other to be significant. I wish I'd spent less time as a teenager thinking I "needed" a boyfriend. Enjoy friendships....
How A Social Media Post Led A Teen Into Sex Trafficking

How A Social Media Post Led A Teen Into Sex Trafficking

  04.10.2015
Hope, 17, says three years ago, she was abducted by someone she met online and forced into prostitution. “It all started because I posted...
Love and Alka-Seltzer: The Transplant and the Tween

Love and Alka-Seltzer: The Transplant and the Tween

Joey Hoffman  04. 9.2015
Flying into Omaha now, I see the skyline (which I call, The Building) and still pine for my Manhattan. But I've realized that home is an...
Life Between Curfews and Kids

Life Between Curfews and Kids

Margaret Marshall  04. 9.2015
The subsequent years can bring childbirth, raising children, and your kids departing for college, leaving you feeling lonely. Some adults...
Advice for My Daughter on Her 10th Birthday

Advice for My Daughter on Her 10th Birthday

Kelly Suellentrop  04. 9.2015
This "deodorant effect" applies to life in general: Anytime you can do something simple to ward off a problem down the road, do it. It...
Teens Create Tiny Home Village For Seattle's Growing Homeless Population

Teens Create Tiny Home Village For Seattle's Growing Homeless Population

Robbie Couch  04. 8.2015
Some Seattleites are challenging what's possible when it comes to the local fight against homelessness. Nonprofit Sawhorse Revolution...
5 Things I Want My Tween Daughter to Know About Dating

5 Things I Want My Tween Daughter to Know About Dating

Thomasina Guidry  04. 8.2015
Like a mad scientist, she is going to create the ideal boyfriend based on what she has gathered from her research. She will mock up and...
‘Game of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams Is Fed Up With Adults Who Underestimate Teens

‘Game of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams Is Fed Up With Adults Who Underestimate Teens

Cavan Sieczkowski  04. 8.2015
Maisie Williams might be on the cover of Dazed, but she is anything but confused when it comes to her self-actualization as a teenager....
13-Year-Old Becoming a Mean Big Sister

13-Year-Old Becoming a Mean Big Sister

Susan Stiffelman  04. 8.2015
It is very difficult to see our child being mistreated, but even more so when the unkindness comes from one of our other children. And...
Why Every Lonely Kid Deserves Their Moment of Fame

Why Every Lonely Kid Deserves Their Moment of Fame

Marsha Pinto  04. 7.2015
The most probable reason why I and so many other kids get excluded is because we are or choose to be different than everybody else. We...
Teenagers and the Internet

Teenagers and the Internet

Suren Ramasubbu  04. 7.2015
The increased presence of youth online has raised serious concerns about the safety of Internet and social media use.