The recession is impossible to escape these days, and many families are hugely impacted. How are your children reacting? Do you have stories of kids rising to the occasion?
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Every day between 12:36 and 1:31, Tony's behavior ties up a good chunk of my class. There's his late entrance. His refusal to sit in his assigned seat. His refusal to read quietly.
The show has been quite controversial, apparently British teenagers now throw 'Skins parties' where they do drugs and have sex.
Obama's call to service for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day was two weeks ago today. But to my generation, I'm afraid it may as well have been issued by Abe Lincoln. It's already history.
I grew up in a place, Bayside, New York; a place where, when I mentioned Nietzsche, the woman who lived above me asked, "if you take Penicillin, will it cure that?"
Last Saturday night, we were presented two awards by the good people of Sundance. it was the first time an Afghan film had made it there, and the people of Afghanistan were over the moon.
While other celebrities sit at home counting their money, you have used your fame to make the planet better, as did your good friend Paul Newman. Thank you!
We held up our purple tickets to prove that we all deserved a place on the other side of the gates, and watched with envy as anyone who made it through ran in with joy.
Barack Obama is bringing service and community back to American youth and this is good for the country and good for kids.
In seventh grade, we set up my school's first student council. Being a shoe-in for valedictorian I naturally planned to run for president, until I found out that my best friend, Jennifer, was running too.
Why isn't it enough to define our relationship with our partner? Why must we formally legitimize our relationships for the greater public? Is it really anyone's business?
If, as adults, we aren't changing our behaviors, with our nice, tidy, developed pre-frontal cortexes, then how can we expect teens to do it?
Take a deep breath./Stop reacting from your frustration/and read what follows below.../Does it sound like someone you know?
We have even stronger numbers than we did with the sub-prime mess to know that far too many of our children are headed into the world totally unprepared to become productive citizens.
Sure, we'd all love to have a book published. But few of us really want to expend the energy. And even fewer are lucky enough to have afflatus!
Frustratingly few media accounts of self-injury ever address the fundamental reason why people hurt themselves when they're distressed.
AP: The idea came out of us wishing we could go back in time to the younger versions of ourselves and let them know it was gonna be ok. My goal is to be the Edward R. Murrow of girls.
A new study shows that sleep makes for a proper balance of hormones related to appetite, hunger, metabolism, and even fat retention.
Normandy High School officials should have come out strongly, advocating openness, pushing sex education, and acknowledging the problems and pressures of teenage life.
Allstate, which called the Posit program "potentially the next big breakthrough in automobile safety," said it expects software exercises to reduce risky driving maneuvers by up to 40 percent.
My love for New Kids On The Block translated into a powerful feminist experience and brought together an amazing community of women all over again.
On a daily basis, when we used to talk about the school day or the towels left on the bathroom floor, as a family, we've tackled the issues of teen pregnancy and the right to choose.
As a 17 year-old abused homeless runaway, getting what I needed to survive sometimes meant hurting those that I loved and those that loved me most.
At parent orientation for incoming high school freshman, the principal encouraged us to get involved with our kids, to ask questions. So I sat my son down and, bracing myself, asked about the mixtape.
Some will go across the border, consider self-abortion, suicide, and some will suffer serious injuries or die.
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