When you Google "feminism," the first thing that comes up is the definition. After that, a couple of articles about Emma Watson, and then a website called "feminism.org." You know what doesn't pop up? Man hating.
The truth is, you can take steps to start loving yourself more right now, and they don't involve stressing about whether you do or don't measure up to a set of (often unrealistic) cultural standards.
We don't need to remind you that your kids grow up quickly, and that their personal style evolves just as rapidly. Here's the good news: you don't have to spend a lot of money to update your teen's bedroom.
Let me tell you what my friends and I really think about technology in the classroom. Some of it's great, but for those ed tech enthusiasts out there, well, hold on, because the truth may hurt.
I want to experience joy and heartbreak and first times and new adventures. I want to fill my scrapbook with people I love, places I went and things I did. I want to live fully, sucking up every bit of life that I'm given.
As is always the case with May Madness, there is rarely time for a proper goodbye and a dispensing of last words of college advice, so this will have to suffice. These bite-sized gems may not be as self-explanatory, but life will help you make sense of them at just the right time.
Albert and Ida remain the sole members of the entirety of my sexual experiences. I'm still unsure of where they stop and I begin. Had Ida been in my position I think she would have been more zen, but then again she is on Paxil, and she isn't real. She's just a girl on TV.
At the beginning of the trip I looked at the itinerary with terror but by the end I was excited for each and every adventure. I found my inner adrenaline junkie, who came to realize that you don't have to go skydiving to feel a rush.
"But you look perfectly fine!" The problem is, we aren't "fine." The reason most people with chronic illnesses look "fine" is because approximately 96 percent of chronic illnesses are invisible.
If you were asked to create a mental image of an ally for LGBT youth, a 6'3,'' 260 lbs. professional bodybuilder might not be the first image to come to mind. We hope to change that.
But the reality is that emoji isn't just for family banter and sarcastic dialogue. Nor is it simply to be regarded as an amusing supplement to language. We teens are at the forefront of a generation that is living in the now.
Parenting Adult Children,
What i Miss About Parenthood,
What i Will Miss About Having a Child In College,
As graduation looms, I am noting what I will miss about having a child in college and wondering about the nature of time itself. Was it really just eight tuition payments ago that we loaded their bikes, books and backpacks into our cars then dropped them off on campus on a hot August day?
#QuietYA celebrates the books that might otherwise slip under-the-radar of readers. The books that don't necessarily have the big marketing budget or the huge plot twists but that do have stories and characters that have a way of really speaking to a reader's heart.
We were moved by what Jacob's promposal represented and wanted to share their story with as many young people as possible so they know they're growing up in a more welcoming, less fearful world, filled with people of all backgrounds who support and love them.
Today is Mother's Day, the day of the year when we celebrate our mothers. But in so many countries, mothers are far too young. In fact, in many places in the developing world, girls are more likely to become mothers than to finish school.
This remarkable film tells a tale of a young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, who is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled for.
Science has always been one of my weakest areas in school until this year. Mrs. Pettijohn changed that for me. Mrs. Pettijohn teaches in a way in which you hang on to her every word, or at least I do.
My first day of Yearbook Production class, Mr. Matthew Schott told my class something that has stuck with me since: the beginning stages of anything you do will suck. Yes, he said that on the very first day.
We think to ourselves, "Wow that is horrible, but this could never happen to me," but it could. That horrible reality faced my family that dreadful January day.
College Sexual Assault,
Sexual Assault Awareness Month,
Take Back The Night,
Breaking The Silence,
High School Sexual Assault,
National Sexual Assault Awareness Month,
High school is a critical venue for discussing sexual violence and the increasing prevalence of campus rape in the media.