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3 Tips for Parents to Teach Teens to Take Academic Responsibility

Midway through the year, some high schoolers may have disappointing grades, but are reluctant to take ownership of their performance.<p>Some teens are …

Teaching

A Parenting Question...

My friend Sharon, a mother-of-three, has a theory: Everyone has an age that they’re especially good at with kids. Maybe it’s wriggly newborn babies. …

Why Are British Teenagers Cutting Themselves?

Every report says the number of teenagers who are self-harming is on the rise, but are we really seeing a new epidemic or is it simply being better recognized?<p>Illustration by Cei Willis<p>Self-harm among teenagers is pretty close to an epidemic in the UK. Evidence about the exact number of self-harm …

Mental Health

Dangers of sexting: How should parents teach teens?

Two parents in British Columbia have been charged with assault for hitting their 14-year-old daughter after she sent nude images of herself to her …

British Columbia

Virginia teen's murder feeds parents' social media fears. How to respond

The murder of teenager Nicole Madison Lovell raises many parents' worries about teen safety online. But some experts say social media can actually …

Social Media

Potentially dangerous apps for kids, teens: What parents need to know

Police say that 13-year-old Virginia teen Nicole Lovell used a messaging app called Kik to meet up with her alleged killers, and many parents are now taking a second look at their children’s phones and devices. TODAY’s Erica Hill looks into Kik and other apps that could be putting your children in …

Apps

Was This Dad Right To Spy On His Teenage Daughter?

One of the lowest hanging fruits on the parenting tree are those ubiquitous apps that keep track of your kids for you. Notice I didn't say "spy" on your kids? I choose to regard apps that let me peek at my kids' texts and social media posts and tell me via GPS where they are merely as tools in my …

Apps

Lisa Damour Guides Parents Through Teen Turbulence in “Untangled”

Parenting teens can be frightening. We experience fear for the challenges and dangers our daughters (and sons) will face, for the memories of our own …

Parenting

Parental monitoring tied to less risky sexual behaviors in teens

In a recent study, watchful parents had teens who engaged in fewer risky sexual behaviors.<p>When parents were aware of their adolescents' activities, the kids had longer delays before starting to have sex, and when they did have intercourse, they were more likely to use contraceptives, researchers …

Sexual Health

Millions of teens use new app to post anonymously -- most parents have no idea

Millions of teenagers in high schools nationwide are using a smartphone app to anonymously share their deepest anxieties, secret crushes, vulgar assessments of their classmates and even violent threats, all without adults being able to look in.<p>The After School app has exploded in popularity this …

A Quiz for Teens: Just How Stupid Are Your Parents?

Every teenager at some point ponders the question, "Just how stupid <i>are</i> my parents?" The query is usually related to some activity that the teen has in mind that they're fairly clear the folks wouldn't approve of but which they really (like, <i>really</i>) want to do anyway. So assessing the stupidity …

Parenting

Teen Matters: 5 Essential Ways to Connect with Teens (For Parents and Educators)

Notice how I used the word "connect" over <i>motivate</i> or <i>inspire</i>? For those of us parents and educators in the field of teen advocacy, it may be easy to forget that before we can motivate and inspire teens to reach their potential we actually need to find connection with them first.<p>Along with having my …

High School

8 ways to rebuild a broken relationship

Even if you agree with Taylor Swift on "never ever getting back together," you may also realize that it is not always possible to leave a …

Lemon Juice With Salt Can Stop Migraine Headache Within Minutes

Amazing information was discovered that can help with migraines. Apparently there is a natural way that can help stop them in their tracks within …

J.J. Abrams' Greatest Regret About Star Wars

Lawrence Kasdan talks about how the Han Solo spinoff movie will approach the character. Peter Capaldi ponders his future on <i>Doctor Who</i>. Stefan Kapicic …

Kids doing the Whip/Nae Nae dance get hilarious surprise from their dad

Dad’s are usually best known for their awkward David Brent style dancing at weddings.<p>Recorded by Terry Delk Blaylock, this dad is totally bucking the …

Filmmaking

What It’s Like to be a Teen with ADHD

<b>This week, I want to share some new perspectives with you.</b><p>I’m doing a series of interviews with people of various ages, genders, and backgrounds, who …

Watch John Oliver's Hilarious Holiday Re-Gifting Tips

"At some point this month, you will unwrap a present that induces the sort of jaw-dropping disappointment that one normally associates with the term …

4 Inspiring Women Who Made Their Cause Their Career

Plus, their advice for how you can do the same with your favorite charity.<p>Want work that feels good, helps people, and challenges you in the best way? Follow in the steps of these inspiring charity leaders—including four past winners of L'Oréal's Women of Worth Awards, which celebrates its 10th …

Scientists map genes essential for cancer to survive

Scientists are closing in on the goal of finding drugs to target genes that drive individual cancers while leaving healthy tissue unharmed. Taking a …

Doctors recount the Paris terror attacks: 'This is the civil application of war medicine'

On the morning of Friday, Nov. 13, doctors throughout Paris — along with emergency personnel from the city's fire brigade — held a drill to hone their response to a multiple-shooting disaster. Several hours later, when terrorists really did stage shootings and bombings throughout the city, many of …

'SNL' Spoofs Adele's 'Hello' with Hilarious Thanksgiving Sketch!

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> had <b>Adele</b> as the musical guest on the episode that aired tonight (November 21), so of course the show had to spoof her song …

Comedy

How Your Genes Influence What Medicines Are Right for You

Julie A Johnson, <i>University of Florida</i><p>You have a headache. Do you reach for Tylenol or Advil? Most people have a preference because they have learned over time that one works better than the other at relieving their pain. This type of variability from person to person is true for nearly every …

Medicine

Celebrities Fail Their Auditions for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ in a Hilarious ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketch

In a recent <i>Saturday Night Live</i> sketch, Emma Stone and Jon Hamm get into character as Rey and Hamm Solo during a hilarious series of never-before-seen …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

13 passengers skipped customs and immigration at JFK after 'airline employee error'

Despite increased concern about security threats and a worldwide travel alert from the U.S. State Department, not everyone is on high alert.<p>Thirteen …

Adele's 'Hello' Saves Thanksgiving in Hilarious 'SNL' Sketch

Are you dreading spending your Thanksgiving having tense political discussions with your relatives? "Saturday Night Live" is here to help, with an assist from Adele.<p>In one of the best sketches of the season (maybe of the decade?), "SNL" revealed the key to resolving seemingly insurmountable family …

Adele

David Ortiz Had a Great Response to the 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch About Him

This past weekend, <b>Saturday Night Live</b> poked fun at <b>David Ortiz</b>'s retirement announcement by exploring the potential sponsorship opportunities that he …

David Ortiz

J.J. Abrams addresses Luke Skywalker not being in 'The Force Awakens' poster

His name is on the poster but he's nowhere to be seen. As is normally the case when the internet lacks information, the speculation is running rampant, mostly in the "Luke's gone to the dark side" direction.<p>The Associated Press asked J.J. Abrams why Luke was nowhere to be seen and his first …

Luke Skywalker

Me [33m] and wife [31f] of ten years, with two daughters [9f] and [8f]. 5 years ago I had an affair, and we've been going to marriage counselling for 5 years. My wife however feels it is right to let our kids know now or at some point that I did have an affair, but I am against this.Updates

Original: https://www.reddit.com/r/relationships/comments/3p05oe/me_33m_and_wife_31f_of_ten_years_with_two/<p>From what my wife told me, it seems she …

Secrets Are Revealed and Worlds Collide in the Final Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

The third and final trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is here. Now, before you watch, take a deep breath, make sure everything is quiet, and …