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Teenage Girls

First Female NFL Coach Explains Why Girls Should Play Sports

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 07.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Artist Pairs Her Own Teen Diary Entries With Photos Of Girls Around The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts

"Well hear [sic] I lay listening to pink floyd, with M.A.S.H. on the tele, with a splitting headache, eyes hurting, with dried up tears. My whole self...

The Mythical Land of 'Flawless'

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

Apparently when a Jenner or Kardashian drops one of their selfies on Instagram, the goal is beyond simply collecting "likes," the ultimate achievement...

6 Ways to Empower Teenage Girls' Sexuality

Vivienne Mayer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Vivienne Mayer

How can we help our daughters set their own sexual agendas and challenge the effects of the new porn-damaged boys and men they meet? As a mother, children's advocate, and lifelong pleasure seeker, here are my top five tips.

Let Your Teen Girl Do This, She'll Be Glad You Did

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

The best thing you can do for your teen girl is to let her figure out life on her own. Do you find that advice hard to swallow? If you do, you're n...

This Might Be The Most Relatable Film About Teenage Girls Out There

The Huffington Post | Melissa Radzimski | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment

At the end of "All This Panic," one of the central subjects, Lena, sits in the back of a cab, her dyed blue hair fluttering in the night wind, and adm...

Art Girls, Brooklyn, Camp and JonBenét Ramsey

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 04.16.2016 | Books
Courtney M. Soliday

Jake Fogelnest's memorabilia tweets make me self conscious about not having tangible media (because Audible). I've started buying books. I just finis...

5 Gifts for Your Moody Makeup-Obsessed Teenager

Janna Mandell | Posted 10.21.2016 | Style
Janna Mandell

I think we all know that no matter what you get the teen dream in your life, she's going to either bitch that you didn't get her the whole collection,...

Dear 12-Year-Old Me

Lasya Karthik | Posted 11.06.2015 | Teen
Lasya Karthik

I thought I'd look back to five years ago, back when I used lip gloss samples from Go Girl magazine and thought the world would end if I didn't have a boyfriend. These are the things I'd tell my twelve-year old self.

A Mother's 6 Secrets on Surviving Middle School

Kim Keating | Posted 09.25.2016 | Parents
Kim Keating

I am proud of how kind and loving you are to each other and to your family and friends. As you navigate middle school, I offer you both the following tips to help you avoid some of my mistakes and continue on the path of having a wonderful middle school experience.

12 Things I Want My High Schooler to Know (That Have Nothing to Do With Academics)

Bernadette Noll | Posted 08.19.2016 | Parents
Bernadette Noll

Some say the high school years are the best years in your life. I say that's a sad statement and you don't want to count your best years so young, but they can be pretty fun. And crazy. And hilarious. You'll learn so much about yourself, about friendship, about community, and about the world as a whole -- good, bad and confounding.

20 Real Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was A Teenage Girl

Jamie Varon | Posted 08.12.2016 | Women
Jamie Varon

You have a way of attracting compliments and a false sense of bravado that hides a much deeper insecurity. Do not believe the compliments, because you will weave those into your identity and let other people's opinions of you matter more than your own.

To The Teenage Girls At The Swimming Pool

Christine Organ | Posted 08.11.2016 | Parents
Christine Organ

You might not remember me, but we met at the public pool last week. I use the word "met" loosely, because I never actually learned your names, and you didn't learn mine.

Stepmoms and Teen Stepdaughters: Oil and Vinegar

Mary T. Kelly, M.A. | Posted 08.05.2016 | Divorce
Mary T. Kelly, M.A.

"They're like oil and vinegar." We're all familiar with this expression and it couldn't be more accurate when it comes to the relationship between a stepmother and her teen stepdaughter. The conflict can take a toll, creating tension in father-daughter relationships.The fathers don't make it any easier.

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

Scott Shamberg | Posted 07.23.2016 | Parents
Scott Shamberg

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 and offer some truth. Truth that I hope will bring us both some insight into how to get older together because I'll tell you, babe, it is damn hard for me.

5 Signs That Your Daughter Is a Mean Girl

Rebecca Deurlein | Posted 06.23.2016 | Parents
Rebecca Deurlein

One would hope, with all the enlightenment we've had about bullying and online abuse, that we'd be "beyond" mean girls at this point in time. After all, this is a generation that has grown up under the umbrella of tolerance, so how can they be so hateful to people they view as different?

Kidnapped for Jesus: A True Story

Marie Forster | Posted 06.17.2016 | Comedy
Marie Forster

The ages of 12-15 are pretty horrible years. You're hitting puberty, probably have braces, shitty hair and skin, horrible clothes, and hate everything in the world. I am no exception to the above. I think I have three pictures that are solid documentary evidence that I did, in fact, exist.

Keeping Daughters Safe When They Go Off to College

GalTime | Posted 06.11.2016 | College

The roller coaster of college acceptances and decisions is finally done, and pretty soon, you'll be hauling hampers and hangers and laptops to your daughter's first dorm room.

'My Teenage Daughter Has Become A Cat'

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.06.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Being older parents has its benefits, which is that we get love, affection and snuggles from our children well into our 50s while everyone else we know is packing their kids off to college. However no one warned me that when my daughter turned 13 she'd become a cat.

To My 12-Year-Old Self

Louise Chapman | Posted 06.04.2016 | Women
Louise Chapman

I know you are questioning your beauty and worth. Please know that you were made, as you are, for a reason.

Teenage Girls: Angst-Ridden Changemakers

Tara Cousineau, PhD | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Tara Cousineau, PhD

Generation K refers to Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of The Hunger Games series. Here is a cohort of girls coming of age in full immersion with technology; who are experiencing the effects of a major economic recession during their childhood; in a world where terrorism has no boundaries.

10 Times and Ways Parents Should Tattle

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

We have all learned something about one of our kid's friends or one of our friend's kids that we are not sure what to do with.

The Lessons My Daughter Taught Me

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 04.25.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

One of the hardest things about single parenting is accepting my children's choices without apology, shame or judgment.

What Is Missing in the Lives of Young Women

Angie Andrews | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Angie Andrews

Young women need to be shown how to love themselves for who they are, in each and every moment. Each one of us was put on this earth for a reason. Simply by being here we are enough. Each one of us represents a drop of the divine and infinite potential.

Messages Our Daughters Need to Hear in This Overly Sexualized Society

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 02.22.2015 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Each young woman has purpose well beyond what they see on TV. Self-love is what will bring our daughter long-term happiness and fulfillment. Self-obsession will only bring her depression.