teens

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT: Trump Whines About Losing His Cell Phone Privileges (TWEETS)

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT: Trump Whines About Losing His Cell Phone Privileges (TWEETS)

I used to teach fifth grade. I am the mother of three young adults. I understand the process of growing into maturity. I also understand what happens when that process is disrupted, and the person in question continues to function like a pouty pre-teen. Donald Trump, according to reports, has been whining to his staff that he […]

For National Suicide Prevention Week: Dispelling The Myths Surrounding Suicide (VIDEO/TWEETS)

For National Suicide Prevention Week: Dispelling The Myths Surrounding Suicide (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Thousands of teens attempt suicide every day. Parents and teachers play an important role in preventing suicides. Many people are uncomfortable with this topic. Don’t close this window. Spreading awareness saves lives. Learn this for your students, children, friends, nieces, nephews, and anyone else. Debunking these myths can save lives. We need to face this […]

Tips On How Kids And Young Adults Can Talk To Their Parents About Mental Health

Tips On How Kids And Young Adults Can Talk To Their Parents About Mental Health

For those of us who deal with mental health issues, it can be difficult to talk about our experiences. The stigma can be horrible. Many people treat mental illness as some kind of character flaw. Those affected sometimes even find ways to make the disease be their own fault. Some of these diseases first show up in adolescence. […]

Oh, Snap! Trans Teen Slams The Haters (Video)

Oh, Snap! Trans Teen Slams The Haters (Video)

Last month the University of California at Santa Barbara held a speaking event. The title was “An Encroachment on Liberty: How the Left Exploits Transgender Laws.” As is often the case when an event includes words about somebody losing their liberty, it was the majority group, the non-trans folks, who were portraying themselves as the victims. Four college students […]

Bill Cosby Had Underage Teens Delivered To Him Every Week (VIDEO)

Bill Cosby Had Underage Teens Delivered To Him Every Week (VIDEO)

Portions of Bill Cosby’s interview for his civil suit revealed that he had an agency bringing him five or six teenage girls every week. He is facing a preliminary hearing in Philadelphia to determine if his case there goes to trial. In his testimony, he was grilled about giving alcohol and drugs to women before […]

WTF! Oklahoma Rules Nonconsenual Sodomy Isn’t Rape In This Scenario

WTF! Oklahoma Rules Nonconsenual Sodomy Isn’t Rape In This Scenario

Oklahoma courts rule that it is no big deal and quite legal for guys lacking in integrity to force oral sex on unconscious women. If the women are impaired from too much alcohol, too bad.  Rawstory reports the Oklahoma ruling passed unanimously  and has anti-rape advocates outraged.  They view the ruling as horribly outdated. They say it speaks to […]

Durham High School Teaches Kids Financial Literacy With On Campus Bank

Durham High School Teaches Kids Financial Literacy With On Campus Bank

A complaint among many high school graduates is that schools don’t offer courses in financial literacy that help new grads navigate in the real world.  Low income.org reports that are changing for one Durham, North Carolina High School. Woodforest National Bank senior vice president  Jessica Valentine shared that Hillside High will house the first full-service bank […]

White Teen Goes For Black Prom Date With Sign: ‘I Like Dark Meat’

White Teen Goes For Black Prom Date With Sign: ‘I Like Dark Meat’

It’s prom season again! This year, one teen aspired to impress a potential date with an unusual compliment.  According to “The Root,” this year, many teens headed to prom secure a date through “promposals.”  The new way to ask a girl to prom is filled with popular culture and reality TV hype. The more elaborate the […]

Texas High School Sexual Assault Assembly Teaches That It’s The Girl’s Fault

Texas High School Sexual Assault Assembly Teaches That It’s The Girl’s Fault

An International Women’s Day program at Humboldt High in Texas blames girls for rape. According to KHOU,  the assembly for ninth and tenth grade girls ended abruptly half way through. During the assembly, a counselor from a local domestic violence agency went off on a group of girls who were talking while she was speaking.   A Sexual Assault Presenter […]

A New, Dangerous High: Teens Are ‘Butt Chugging’ This Household Substance

A New, Dangerous High: Teens Are ‘Butt Chugging’ This Household Substance

Butt chugging is not a pretty topic. At. All. However it is a subject parents need to be aware of.  In February 2000, Three 6 Mafia released, “Sippin On Some Syrup” and the rap song became a fast hit. It glamorized drinking cough syrup for a quick buzz. You know the kids were listening! Popular culture movies […]

Sunburn Art: Latest Instagram Tattoo Trend Can Trigger Serious Personal Injury

Sunburn Art: Latest Instagram Tattoo Trend Can Trigger Serious Personal Injury

Oh great, cancer tattoos are on?Instagram.?The photos of deliberately sunburned skin have been trending all over Instagram with the hashtag #sunburnart. Teens are always looking for a way to be different, so that they can fit in with their friends. This is a heads-up. The Instagram fad is not only dangerous; it can turn ugly […]

Shocker: Miley Cyrus Is Into Nonprofit Management For Homeless LGBT Kids

Shocker: Miley Cyrus Is Into Nonprofit Management For Homeless LGBT Kids

While we weren’t looking, the Mickey Mouse Club turned infamous tongue performer, Miley Cyrus, launched the Happy Hippie Foundation. Wow. Nonprofit management is the last thing I would have expected from this provocative singer. Cyrus Uses Power To Help Cyrus? set her nonprofit up to help homeless and LGBT youth, because, well not all her […]

Teen Marijuana Interest Rises – But Use Declines – After Growth In Legalization

Teen Marijuana Interest Rises – But Use Declines – After Growth In Legalization

While an earlier CBS poll indicates that a majority of Americans think legalization of marijuana, and for both recreational and medical purposes, would lead to increased teenage use, a newer study conducted by the Univ. of Michigan insinuates the opposite. According to the annual ?Monitoring the Future? study, released on Dec. 16, teen marijuana use […]

Three High School Siblings Create Five-O App For Tracking And Grading Law Enforcement

Three High School Siblings Create Five-O App For Tracking And Grading Law Enforcement

Three teenagers from a Decatur, Georgia high school may have just created the next most useful app on the market. According to The Atlantic CityLab, Caleb, Ima and Asha Christian, three siblings who learned coding through Codecademy and MIT programs such as +K12, Scratch and AppInventor, have put together a new police monitoring app they […]

Cheeky Teen Snaps Selfie With The Queen On Belfast Tour (VIDEO)

Cheeky Teen Snaps Selfie With The Queen On Belfast Tour (VIDEO)

Kids will be kids, eh? When Queen Elizabeth II visited Belfast, Ireland last week, one young fellow couldn’t resist the opportunity to do what most teens nowadays do: snap a selfie with Her Majesty in the background. 14-year-old Jack Surgenor was in the crowd to greet the queen and her husband, Prince Phillip, when they […]

West Virginia School Officials Accused Of Covering Up Sexual Assault

West Virginia School Officials Accused Of Covering Up Sexual Assault

Two boys in a southern West Virginia town are accused of waging a two-year campaign of sexual assault against several of their female classmates. If it were possible to get worse than that, state attorney general Patrick Morrisey has obtained evidence that suggests school administrators not only covered up the abuse, but actually retaliated against […]

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