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Teens Need Tools To Deal with Cyberbullies, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Editor-in-chief Ann Shoket discusses the tools that are necessary to help teens deal with cyberbullies. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts...

When Your Kid Is A Cyberbully, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 10.08.2013 | MarloThomas

What can you do as a parent when your kid is a cyberbully? Ann Shoket has the answer. For more information on bullying prevention and more videos, ...

Boys Have Feelings, Too, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Ann Shoket talks about how bullying affects boys and girls differently. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=51724341...

When The School Does Nothing, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Ann Shoket discusses what can be done when the school turns a blind eye to cyberbullying. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js...

Press Delete And Report, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Ann Shoket urges teens to use the power they have to delete and report cyberbullying. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?pla...

Boys And Girls Are Bullied Differently, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 10.08.2013 | MarloThomas

Ann Shoket talks about the difference between the way girls and boys are bullied. For more information on bullying prevention and more videos, visi...

The Delete Digital Drama Campaign, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Ann Shoket, Editor-in-chief of Seventeen Magazine, talks about her current campaign with ABC Family in an effort to stop cyberbullying. var src_url=...

Don't Engage A Bully, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Although it may be hard, Ann Shoket recommends that you don't respond to bullies – here's why. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/Player...

Resources For CyberBullying, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Ann Shoket shares resources to help educate yourself on the topic of cyberbullying. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playL...

Bullying Summit, From Ann Shoket (WATCH)

Posted 09.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Do you feel like your school isn't doing enough to stop bullies? Ann Shoket discusses a unique opportunity to help educators get more involved. var ...

Is Your Daughter a Bully?

Anastasia Basil | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Anastasia Basil

If you have a daughter, don't just talk to her about being a good person, get all up in her business the way you do with grades, sports, nutrition and safety. Every morning say to her: Be someone's discovery of kindness in the world.

Lessons From Generation Z

Lea Stanković | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology
Lea Stanković

In the case of Generation Z, the adage that wisdom comes with age simply isn't true. The young ones have it right.

3 Ways to Get Along With My Teenage Son

Pam Didner | Posted 11.25.2013 | Parents
Pam Didner

I've learned that how they dress and act does not represent who they really are. Funky clothes, an aloof attitude and big headset do not mean they don't want to talk or they don't care.

Low Regard For High Ropes: Why I Don't Want My Kid Roped Into This Common Camp Activity

Christina Pesoli | Posted 11.24.2013 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

Why do we put kids through these exercises? If we want them to develop the courage to push past fear, can't we do that in a way that doesn't require them to override other instincts we need them to respect in order to keep them safe until their brains fully develop?

Cyberbullying Apps -- Why Are We Allowing Anonymous Cruelty?

Randy Taran | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Randy Taran

As a culture, let's really look at why we are accepting of 'confession pages,' and the proliferation of apps such that make it easier than ever for social cruelty to spread like a cancer into the hearts and minds of young people.

When Teens Think They Are Beyond Rules

GalTime | Posted 11.17.2013 | Parents
GalTime

As much as your teens would like to think that they are ready to set their own set of rules, they simply are not. They are inclined to take risks and often use bad judgment. So what are parents to do when teens announce by their actions or lack of actions that they are now marching to their own beat?

September, So Exciting

Susie Spain | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Susie Spain

For all of us at Angels at Risk, what we love most about September is all the newness, the hope, the crisis, the tears and all the joy that we get to see. The fact for us all is that it comes under the category of helping everybody's self-esteem.

Gap Year Is the New Education

Andy Braner | Posted 11.10.2013 | College
Andy Braner

I'm so excited for the class of 2014 as they engage in learning important leadership skills, invest in global business, education, and health care, and become the leaders of tomorrow who can make a difference in the world by knowing the world's problems and wresting through real solutions as they pursue higher education.

What to Do When You Google the Guy you Lost Your Virginity to and His Mugshot Comes Up

Anastasia Basil | Posted 11.09.2013 | Comedy
Anastasia Basil

3. When the time is right, tell your daughters you lost your virginity to a boy who wrote poetry and bottle-fed abandoned baby birds. Then, with a far-away look in your eyes, say he died tragically rescuing a drowning foal.

Dear Mrs. Hall, Regarding Your 'FYI (If You're a Teenage Girl)'

Beth Woolsey | Posted 11.09.2013 | Parents
Beth Woolsey

What you need to know is this: You are beautiful. You are valuable. You are worthy. You are your physical body, and you are so very much more. And you, baby girl, have infinite chances for grace and redemption and relationship and community and wholeness and LOVE.

What I've Learned About Eating Disorders and Teenage Boys

Lois Metzger | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Lois Metzger

The lures are everywhere -- all the billboards and trailers featuring abs and pecs and glutes. Many boys start out wanting to achieve physical perfection and then spiral down into full-blown eating disorders.

Back to School: Skin Care Basics

Indie Lee | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Indie Lee

The stress of new beginnings and putting your best foot (and face) forward can cause breakouts. School is in session and today our lesson plan is what you can do to lower your chances of that first day breakout.

Why Today's 13-year-old LinkedIn Users Might Revolutionize Tomorrow's Workplace

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Dr. Layla McCay

My penchant for the potential of social media compelled me to click on Robert Shrimsley's article on LinkedIn opening up to those as young as thirteen -- a plan he brands "utterly and miserably aberrant." I struggle to agree.

Back To School Is A Great Time For Teens To Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

The assumption is that the teenagers are falling asleep because they are bored or disinterested in the class. Was elementary school more exciting than high school? No, that is not the reason. It is a misconception that boredom causes sleepiness. Boredom just unmasks sleep deprivation.

Adults vs. Teens: The Different Ways We Use Social Media

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 10.29.2013 | Technology
Jeff Hindenach

Check out the infographic below to see how adults and teens stack up against each other when it comes to social media usage: