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Actual Movie Dialogue That Works For Everyday Situations

Mary Beth Holcomb | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Mary Beth Holcomb

When Your Kids Become Teenagers (The Bourne Identity). Me: "I don't want to do this anymore." Husband: "I don't think that's a decision you can make."

Stand Up for Sleep-Deprived Students

Vicki Abeles | Posted 06.26.2015 | Education
Vicki Abeles

For growing teens, this daily trudge is more than a minor annoyance. Countless studies and medical experts are sounding the alarm (no pun intended): Insufficient sleep is endangering our students' health and learning.

7 Values That Will Help You Raise Resilient Children

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To parent our children to live exceptional lives and become exceptional people, we must teach them to have the fortitude to stand tall no matter what is happening.

How to Deal With Rejection

Jamie Rifkin | Posted 06.23.2015 | College
Jamie Rifkin

Everybody experiences rejection. As a small child you learn almost automatically that you don't always get what you want and sometimes life isn't fair. Even with this awareness, rejection still sucks.

Are You Confident In Your Parenting?

Joshua Wayne | Posted 06.21.2015 | Parents
Joshua Wayne

Building up this self-confidence is critical to restoring balance at home. It's the first step in reducing the terrible stress of being at odds with your children and everything that comes with it.

An Open Letter to Teens: Just Keep Winging It

Deborah Dunham | Posted 06.21.2015 | Education
Deborah Dunham

If you're feeling not-so-together right now, know this: You are not alone. You are going to be JUST FINE. And you are going to land in the right place.

Does Technology Impact a Child's Emotional Intelligence?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 06.20.2015 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

It seems that technology does not bode particularly well for Emotional Intelligence. That however, does not demonize technology.

Sharing the Stories of LGBTQ Youth: Caitlyn, 18, From Las Vegas

Diana Scholl | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Diana Scholl

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What's It Like Working on a Film in Sub-Zero Temps Without Cell Phone Access?

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Call these actors crazy or call them troopers - either way, their bravery in treading through harsh weather and barely any internet or cell phone access is what helped make Astraea come to life.

Should I Force My Teenager to Come on Vacation With Us?

Nicole Scobie | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Nicole Scobie

Ok, so here is my message in a bottle question, I am writing it down on this little scrap of laptop and tossing out into the ocean of Internet. What's a mom to do? My teenage son does not want to come on vacation with us.

Blurts of Wisdom for My Son, in Case He Should Ever Take a Drink

Peyton Price | Posted 06.15.2015 | Parents
Peyton Price

On the off chance that denial is ineffective, once in a while (immediately after listening to NPR), I blurt out my expectations for teenage behavior: "DO NOT EVER TRY HEROIN! IT CAN KILL YOU THE VERY FIRST TIME!"

Laughs and Lessons Learned Through Motherhood

Honey Good | Posted 06.14.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

My phone rang and I heard a young voice say, "Hello, my name is Lizzie Forman and I am calling to make an appointment for my mother. She needs help! I am out of school at 3:05 everyday. I want to bring my mom to see you!"

Our World: An Interdependent Web

KidSpirit | Posted 06.14.2015 | Religion
KidSpirit

Becoming a Green Sanctuary is how my church chose to uphold the values of our green principle.

Privatizing History

Patrick Stephenson | Posted 06.13.2015 | Education
Patrick Stephenson

Not long ago, I asked a 16-year-old cousin if she liked studying history in high school. "I don't do history," she replied with a shrug. She's not atypical.

Louis C.K.'s Master Plan For Making Sure His Kids Don't Grow Up 'Weird Or Spoiled'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.13.2015 | Parents

Worried about raising your kids right? Louis C.K. has been there. In the April 24 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine, the 47-year-old comedia...

Those Better Than Me

Amanda Dai | Posted 06.10.2015 | Teen
Amanda Dai

I stop myself; I sound like a 7-year-old. No, this isn't "unfair" -- I come to training because I love it. I don't come for anyone or anything else. I could be sitting at home scraping away at homework, but how unfulfilling would my life be without rhythmic?

Claire Fallon

Is Borecore The New Normcore, Or Just The Way We Live Now?

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 04.10.2015 | Arts

Anyone able to dig up the archive to my LiveJournal, circa 2002-2006, would be in for a real treat. Entries detailing hangouts with friends, school pl...

These Teens Wanted A Cool Work Space Of Their Own -- So They Built One From Scratch

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.09.2015 | Teen

While more and more of the workforce telecommutes from home, a group of high school students in Hawaii have set out to prove the value of shared work ...

Life Between Curfews and Kids

Margaret Marshall | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

The subsequent years can bring childbirth, raising children, and your kids departing for college, leaving you feeling lonely. Some adults find they are single again later in life. Life is full of changes. We need to learn the coping skills so food does not become your companion during sad, stressful, or happy times, and alcohol does not become your self-confidence.

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

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.08.2015 | Impact

Some Seattleites are challenging what's possible when it comes to the local fight against homelessness. Nonprofit Sawhorse Revolution is the brainp...

More Teen Girls Are Using Long-Term Birth Control

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/07/2015 02:14 PM EDT on LiveScience More U.S. teens are using long-term forms of bir...

Teenagers and the Internet

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 06.07.2015 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

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

The Secret to Speaking 'Teen'

Todd Kestin | Posted 06.06.2015 | Parents
Todd Kestin

Great communication requires true understanding, so instead of assuming you know what they're saying, get confirmation.

Musings From College Mom

Kim Kalicky | Posted 06.06.2015 | Parents
Kim Kalicky

I thought I was "prepared Mom," all set organization-wise, emotion-wise and with a young man who was "ready" academically and maturity-wise. I didn't fear Matt couldn't take care or lead himself; as a first child, he's been doing that since about the second grade.

Sex Advice From a Mom Who Cares

Susan Chatzky | Posted 06.06.2015 | Women
Susan Chatzky

Ladies, there is no shame in protecting your health and well being, and any man who would think less of you for standing up for yourself should not get to see you naked. You are a beautiful, valuable, loved member of your family, my family and your community.