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How To Deal With Your Teen's Broken Heart

High50 | Posted 12.03.2014 | Fifty
High50

Teenage heartbreak. Whether they've ended the relationship or been dumped, one thing's for sure. Their world has completely stopped spinning. And now, it's up to you to help them pick up the pieces and move on. But where do you start?

I Refuse To Put Your Teen On A Diet

Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC | Posted 12.02.2014 | Parents
Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC

You or your doctor believes your teenager may be overweight or obese. I know how concerned you must be. The teenage years are tough enough. I'm happy you reached out to me for help, but I want to make sure you understand how I work with teens.

Fat Camp: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Oral Fixation | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Oral Fixation

That summer taught me that you can have your heart broken and still be OK; that moments of foolishness make you wise; that part of dating is learning what you don't want; and that you have to love yourself before anyone worthwhile ever will.

Teenage Driver Tips

Ron Reardon | Posted 11.30.2014 | Parents
Ron Reardon

Tell a learning driver exactly, and completely, what to do. Explain the benefits of the correct action and consequences of otherwise. Avoid telling them what not to do, and assume nothing!

Keeping Teens Safe on the Streets

Kate Carr | Posted 11.30.2014 | Parents
Kate Carr

Teens who have been hit or almost hit also think its normal to cross the street while texting or talking on the phone.

Sound Sleep Advice For Back-To-School Season And Beyond

Laura Jana | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Jana

Treat sleep as a learned experience. As much as we'd like to think of sleep as natural, and the ability to do it well as an inborn skill, the fact of the matter is that many healthy sleep habits are learned. Which means that they often need to be encouraged, taught, and reinforced -- often on an ongoing basis.

Our Teens Go 'Electronics-free' (and Live to Tell About It)

Stephanie Duncan Caceres | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Stephanie Duncan Caceres

Christian's room was dark, except for a small blue glow. At 2:37 a.m., he was texting in his bed; I entered Matthew's room and discovered the same disturbing scenario, only he was playing a video game.

2 Tips for Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

John Ducas | Posted 11.17.2014 | Teen
John Ducas

How do you do it? That's the question I constantly get asked when I tell people the things I have done in my life. Between founding a financial firm and creating a social networking startup by 16, I have a bit of experience concerning entrepreneurship.

Why Were 11 Girls Turned Away From Their Homecoming Dance?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.25.2014 | Teen

Nearly a dozen girls were turned away from Utah's Bingham High School homecoming dance last Saturday, according to FOX 13's KTSU. The reason? Their "i...

What Do Steve, Arianna, Millie and Karen Have in Common?

Millie Grenough | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo: Jon Snyder/Wired.com | CC BY-NC Common element in Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, Millie Grenough, Karen Gomez: a) creativity b) crazy-busy...

The Next Great Generation: Gen Z

Sherry Chris | Posted 11.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Sherry Chris

Home is a place of safety, togetherness and stability for people, and teens are no exception. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate surveyed Gen Z teens at a time when home is the center of their lives and a refuge from the pressures of being a teenager in today's world.

7 Things To Make Sure You Do During Your Child's Senior Year

Grown And Flown | Posted 11.23.2014 | Parents
Grown And Flown

It seems like the kids are grown, that the need to document their gorgeous faces has lost its urgency as the transitions slow. Wrong. That just-finished-childhood-not-quite-adult look is fleeting. Get someone who knows what they are doing to capture it.

ISIS Today, But Who Is Thinking of Tomorrow?

Andy Braner | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics
Andy Braner

I believe we have to begin to ask ourselves, do we want to continue on for the next decade caught in another war in the Middle East? Maybe we can begin outlining strategies to help change what seems to be the course of the future.

Sense Memory Music

Lori Ferraro | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Music brings the memories back like nothing else can. With certain songs, you are able to relive a moment. At least I am.

20 Photographs By Young People You'd Have To See To Believe

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.20.2014 | Teen

Whether you're posting the occasional selfie to Instagram or mastering the art of dog portraits, it's a good time to be a young photographer. And now,...

15-Year-Old's Striking Photographs Are Pure Magic

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.19.2014 | Teen

Fifteen-year-old David Uzochukwu recently won the 2014 EyeEm Photographer of the Year award, beating out 15,000 competitors with his powerful, ethere...

13 Things Parents of School-Age Kids Should Know

Mary Beth Holcomb | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
Mary Beth Holcomb

5. If you are a stay-at-home parent, avoid saying out loud that you are a stay-at-home parent. These words morph mid-air, entering administrative ears as "I am looking for a full-time, unpaid job with your school!"

Arrrr!... Parent Like a Pirate!

Daniel Griffin, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Daniel Griffin, Ph.D.

The consequence stung, but needless to say, the loss of an iPhone beats being sentenced to "sweating," a playful pirate punishment that involved the crew surrounding the transgressor around the ship's mizzenmast wielding cutlasses, swords and sharp tools.

How To Tame Normal Teen Anxiety

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Sometimes, kids just need to hear about others experiences so they cannot feel so alone and have the courage to talk to others.

Rising Above Borders

KidSpirit | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion
KidSpirit

A perceived wall does not only exist between India and Pakistan. This happens with countries all across the globe. We have, for some reason, decided to attribute more importance to nationality, or geography, or even religion, when instead we should focus more on our inherent qualities: our sense of self, values and ethics.

Interrupting the Cycle of Slut-Shaming -- Slut: A Documentary Film Previews at CatalystCon

Nina Flores | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Nina Flores

We can start with our own spheres of influence, whether at work, at school or among friends. How will you start the conversation among your friends? What strategies will you use to point out slut-shaming when you see it?

How Millennials Are Redefining What It Means to Give

Christie Garton | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Christie Garton

Millennials are most likely to get hands-on with causes they care about when organizations offer a range of volunteer opportunities, from one-time commitments to long-term, pro-bono skills-based opportunities. However, don't expect them to give their time and talents blindly.

11 Teens You Should Follow On Instagram Immediately

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.18.2014 | Teen

Instagram's the new shopping mall; it's where all the cool kids are hanging out. But in a sea of selfies and mediocre sunsets on the beach, how do you...

My Son Wore A Dress To School Today

Doug Gertner | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Doug Gertner

The blue cotton sundress he chose would be fitting for any teenage girl. Heck, it might actually be something his mom would wear. And he looked pretty darn good in it.

Penny Chic: A New Style Book for Teens

Shauna Miller | Posted 11.15.2014 | Style
Shauna Miller

When I started my style blog, Penny Chic, my goal was to create a new narrative around fashion, one where low cost fashion was curated with the same integrity as high fashion.