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Blondes Or Brunettes? Polling App Shares Male And Female Dating Secrets!

Wishbone App | Posted 07.22.2016 | Teen
Wishbone App

Trying to understand the opposite sex only leads to confusion and headaches, especially if you're single and in the dating pool. To help us understand...

New Normal: GenZ-er On 'Being Present'

Grace Wong | Posted 07.21.2016 | Teen
Grace Wong

My generation, GenZ, has been characterized as the generation who does not remember a time without Internet, but how does that change how my peers vie...

BREAKING: PokemonGo's Pikachu Not Voted #1

Wishbone App | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Wishbone App

With the release of the highly anticipated PokemonGo mobile gaming app, in just a matter of hours it became all the rage with fans young and old. With...

Teenage Sleep Deprivation Is Very Real

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Halperin | Posted 07.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Six Ways to Encourage Good Saving and Spending Habits in Your Children

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

How often do you discuss money with your children? If your answer is "not often," you're not alone. A recent study from investment firm T. Rowe Price ...

The One You Left Behind

Mei Webb | Posted 07.19.2016 | Teen
Mei Webb

It's 11:30 p.m. at night, and I'm sitting in bed, bawling my eyes out (silently). Why? I can't even pick up my thoughts. Recently, my mother asked i...

When Your Teenager Is Handed A Prescription For Vicodin

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 07.21.2016 | Parents
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

According to a survey by the National Safety Council, ninety-nine percent of primary care doctors routinely prescribe potentially addictive opioid painkillers for longer than the three-day period recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Brilliant Hospital Gowns Help Teen Patients Feel Like Themselves

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 07.26.2016 | Good News

For hospitalized teens, wearing the same drab gown day after day can be not only boring but seriously dehumanizing. That’s why Starlight Children’...

Actor Tim Boardman Stars in the Indie Film MILES

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Tim Boardman has the lead role in the Indie film MILES. The film premieres on July 16th at OUTFEST in LA. #milesthemovie , #OutfestLA Tim Boardman's T...

5 Ways to Empower Girls to Code

Vivienne Mayer | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Vivienne Mayer

Part two of the Everyday Empowerment series for girls and women Imagine a brand new language is replacing English as THE leading international means o...

Investing in Youth Pathways to Success: Addressing the Skills-Gap

Andrew Plepler | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact
Andrew Plepler

A recent Brookings report estimated that 3 million young people ages 16-24, or 7.6 percent of all young people in the U.S., are disconnected from path...

Teenaged Sneakerhead Anthony Debrant Invites You to View His Online Sneaker Business SneakMart

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Ilana Rapp

SneakMart's Website, Twitter and Facebook. Who is this 17 year old kid from France named Anthony Debrant? He's a Sneakerhead who has taken it to the...

A New Season For Youth Justice Reform

Shabnam Javdani | Posted 07.10.2016 | Crime
Shabnam Javdani

Why have we recreated the adult justice system for youth when we know that youth's development is different, and so are the reasons behind their offending?

ADVICE 30: The Debate Over Premarital Sex

Brent Stoller | Posted 07.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

Photo Credit: Brent Stoller To send in a question, please complete this short Google form. All submissions are anonymous, even to the author. ***** ...

The 10 Struggles Every Parent With A Teen Will Totally Relate To

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.08.2016 | Fifty

Whether you’re running a house that’s crawling with teenagers or are an empty nester who’s dealing with your kid being back home from college fo...

You're Not 'Pimping'

Rachel Mellicker | Posted 07.07.2016 | Teen
Rachel Mellicker

I see prom pictures described as "pimping." I see birthday posts telling someone to "keep pimping." I hear about students going to "pimp and hoe" parties. This is glamorizing and making light of an industry that violates human rights in every way.

Using Parental Intelligence When Kids Lie -- Ask, 'What Does It Mean?'

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do Your Kids Lie? Are you thrown when your kids lie? Sometimes they are little lies, like a three-year-old saying she brushed her teeth when she didn...

15 Year Old Just Wants to Play Video Games

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Forbidding a youngster from spending time with friends we don't approve of often makes them more appealing; your son may find it tantalizing to sneak around to be with his buddies rather than abide by your wishes.

These Are This Year's Hottest Fourth of July Fashion Trends

Wishbone App | Posted 06.28.2016 | Style
Wishbone App

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, meaning time is running out to lock in our festive fashion for the long weekend! Known as quite possibly t...

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Senior Year

Grace Masback | Posted 06.30.2016 | Teen
Grace Masback

The summer after junior year is absolute bliss. You've made it! You're finally at the top of your high school. You weathered what everyone told you would be the most difficult year. You survived being an underclassman. Life is good.

Sorry, Bro, But I'm Not Your Bro: Rules For Bros

Peyton Price | Posted 06.27.2016 | Parents
Peyton Price

It's finally happened, which is a good and important thing. Private jokes and cackling fits bode well for the solid lifelong sibling relationship my husband and I had envisioned for them. What I didn't anticipate was how bro-ish the whole situation would get.

This Disney Channel Star Is Helping Students Make Summer Reading Fun

DoSomething.org | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact
DoSomething.org

By Rex Leonowicz Karan Brar has been lighting up the screen since he was only 11. You may recognize him as Chirag Gupta from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid...

California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

David Code | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
David Code

Most of my family's travel is international, but when my son suggested driving the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco down to Los Angeles, we couldn't resist.

Teens Today: Trouble for Today's Youth

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 06.24.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By James Chau, television broadcaster and Co-Chairman of the 46th St. Gallen Symposium I smile quietly whenever I hear Shakespeare or Churchill being...

After High School Graduation, The Leaving Period

Annabel Monaghan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Parents
Annabel Monaghan

A year ago, a friend of mine whose child had just graduated from high school suggested I write an article about this big milestone. I thought about it and decided to wait. It would have been like writing a guidebook about Paris based on internet research, without actually going there and seeing the light, smelling the bread. A year later, my son has just graduated from high school. Let's just say I've seen the light. I assume that's why there are tears in my eyes all the time.