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Maine Teenager Is Her High School's Only Cheerleader
Kaitlyn Berthiaume was unanimously chosen cheer captain.
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'I Was Raped': 4 Teens Recall Their Own Sexual Assault And Harassment
They paint a picture of sexual misconduct today that resembles Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged teenage offenses.
This Is What Life Is Like For Children In Post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico
School closures mark another loss for children in Puerto Rico still mentally recovering from Hurricane Maria.
Teen On Padres' Jumbotron Mortified By Woman Dancing Next To Him
The woman, presumably the teen's mom, showed off some impressive moves at San Diego's Petco Park.
People Are Tweeting The Dumbest Things They Believed About Life At 18
"I thought I should get the senior discount because I was a senior in high school."
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Why Is It Called 'Prom,' Anyway?
A look into the history of this teenage rite of passage.
All The Weirdest Condom Challenges
Teenagers have been snorting condoms through their noses and out their mouths as part of a social media “condom challenge.” But condom challenges aren’t a new trend.
73 Teens Shot To Death In The 37 Days Since The Parkland Massacre
As young people around the world rally against gun violence, this should serve as a reminder that the problem affects them far beyond school shootings.
Seth Meyers' Spoof Ad Shows How Teenagers Are Actually Saving The Country
"Once considered a menace to society, teenagers are now cleaning up the political catastrophe left by older generations."
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I Quit Spying On My Teenager And Learned Why I Didn't Need To
At some point, you just have to let go of fixing everything for them.
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5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts
If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.
With Cell Service Lacking In Puerto Rico, Teens Go Old-School To Relay Messages
Teenagers in Queens, NY are using amateur radio to communicate with Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, and they’re learning about themselves in the process.
Teens Are Spending More Time On Their Phones And Less Time With Each Other
New research shows teens are spending more time on their phones and less time with each other, and it’s having serious mental health consequences.
Manchester Attack Eyewitnesses
Survivors of the suicide bomb attack in Manchester, UK, describe the scenes in the immediate aftermath of the explosion.
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If You're A Parent Of A High School Junior, It's Time To Start Nagging
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An NYU application reader shares her top tips for writing the perfect college essay.
Sometimes I Forget To Add The Step
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A Letter to My Teenage Daughter
When Hello Means Goodbye: A (Bitter) Sweet 16
Healthy Birth Day
Turning the heartache of losing a child into a global movement...
So here I find myself, sitting in this emotionally complex place, on what would have been her sixteenth birthday. The dichotomy
Borderline Personality Disorder: Fact vs Fiction
The #1 freestanding psychiatric hospital in the US, dedicated ...
MYTH: BPD is a Rare Condition So you think you know about borderline personality disorder? MYTH: BPD Does Not Occur In People
The Beautiful Maddening Contradiction of Teenagers
Recovering nail biter. Moon lover. Wannabe Buddhist. Feminist....
I think the world would be a happier place if we all accepted that teenagers collectively are the closest to awesome of any age group on the planet.
How to Survive at an Ultra Competitive High School
The best answer to any question
School of thought #1: The "game" is terrible for students. People with this mentality believe that ultra-competitive high
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What If We Loved Our Teens Like They Were Still Kids? (And P.S. They Are)
Tessa A. Adams
Co-Author, www.familyfootnote.com; Freelance Writer
What if your eyes lit up when teenagers appeared in a room?
Sweet 15: Life With a Teenage Special Needs Child
Writer, Blogger, and the mind behind My Dishwasher's Possessed!
My dear daughter said this in a voice loud enough for our neighbor across the street to hear as she pulled up her trash can
HOME & LIVING
Insurance Costs for Teen Drivers Drop but Vary Widely by State
Personal finance expert and award-winning author
Once again, the insuranceQuotes.com study found that not all states treat teen drivers equally when it comes to the cost
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