Teens

Teenage girls are OK making sexual decisions for themselves, thanks! - Salon.com

Feminist slogans like "trust women" and "believe women" are finally breaking into the mainstream, as the public is beginning to realize that most women -- like most men! -- are generally honest and competent people capable of making rational decisions for themselves. But that trust is not being …

U.S. Politics

Pot and vaping more popular than smoking among US teens

<b>US teenagers are using marijuana and vaporisers more frequently than they smoke cigarettes, a government study shows.</b><p>Some 15% of high school students said they had used marijuana within the previous 30 days, found the report for the National Institute on Drug Abuse.<p>And 12.1% of students said they …

Cannabis

Best Christmas stocking fillers for adults and teenagers - Top mini gift ideas for him and her in 2017 all under £15

With Christmas right on the doorstep, for most of us, present buying is well and truly in full swing. So whether you're looking for Christmas …

Christmas

The Adult Bodies Playing Teens on TV

Photo illustration by <i>Slate</i>. Photos by the CW, Fox Television, 20th Century Fox Television. <b>Screen Time is Slate’s pop-up blog about children’s TV,</b> …

Saoirse Ronan

Teens Tell Us How They Are Stopping Cyberbullying

New survey explains how students are coping with cyberbullying. 5 Techniques you can discuss with your tweens and teenagers today.

Internet Safety

Teen's goal is 1,000 gifts for annual charity toy drive

Leah Smith has been collecting gifts for low-income families since Grade 8<p>Victoria resident Leah Smith is just 16 but she's already played Secret …

Kids

3 Myths About Your Teen’s Bad Attitude

IDEAS<p>Alan Kazdin is Sterling Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and director of the Yale Parenting Center; he is a …

Parenting

Why Teens Stop Trying — and Achieving — at School

Why Teens Opt Out Academically<p>Three main motivation problems tend to impede and shanghai teens’ academic achievement.<p><b>Teens are under immense pressure</b> …

ADHD

Sexting: technology is changing what young people share online

The revelation that New Zealand children as young as six or seven are posting sexually explicit images of themselves online may come as a shock to …

Feminism

Hobbled Hayward talks to teens at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

Injured Celtics star <b>Gordon Hayward</b> is starting to get out and about, albeit very carefully. The C’s forward, who suffered a fractured tibia and …

Gordon Hayward

Party over for SA underage drinkers

The party is over for underage drinkers in South Australia as the state government looks to clamp down on adults supplying booze to minors.<p>The laws, …

Boys & Girls Club Teens Get Life Changing Donation

<b>DENVER (CBS4) –</b> More community members are coming together for Colorado children as part of the CBS4 Toy Drive. Sam Doyle is president of the Fixed …

Social Notworking: Is Generation Smartphone Really More Prone to Unhappiness?

Mobile devices have become our alarm clocks and newspapers and, via platforms like Facebook and Instagram, portals to our social lives. With …

24-hour crisis counseling in Naperville is just a text away

A 24-hour hotline for anyone in the Naperville area who needs help dealing with a crisis is just a text away.<p>Naperville's Collaborative Youth Team is partnering with the national Crisis Text Line to give everyone with a cellphone a discreet way to receive free counseling.<p>Trained counselors from …

Putting Teens First in Library Services: A Road Map

Putting Teens First in Library Services: A Road MapLinda W. BraunShannon PetersonYoung Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) $40.00ALA Member: $ …

8 Ways to Use Global Citizenship Education With Early Adolescents

<i>Editor's intro: Early adolescence is a time when students are ready to learn how their actions affect others and are connected to the world, says Dr.</i> …

Education

Building Beats Mentors Underserved Teens By Teaching Them To DJ

To make awesome music, you don't need expensive equipment -- just basic software and an imagination.

Education

Gold Coast teens tempt death with ‘dangerous’ tower climb

A Gold Coast councillor has issued a stern warning to a group of teenagers after they filmed themselves free climbing a phone tower.<p>The …

Gold Coast

Parents snoop and track their children online more than you think, says survey

More than a quarter of parents use a device to track or monitor their kids’ online activity, a survey from Common Sense Media and Survey Monkey found.<p>…

Susan Wojcicki

Phone Addiction Is Real -- And So Are Its Mental Health Risks

A lot of us must be wondering if we’re hooked on our tech: Searches for “phone addiction” have risen steadily in the past five years, according to Google Trends, and “social media addiction” trails it closely. Interestingly, phone addiction and social media addiction are closely intertwined, …

Cornwall school sends email warning parents over paedophiles using 'Tinder for teens' app Yellow - Cornwall Live

A Cornwall school has warned parents that large numbers of its students are downloading an app dubbed the ‘Tinder for teens’, which could be used by …

Tinder

The Best YA Books of 2017, According to Teens

As the mom of a teenager and the Mayor of Bookopolis.com, an online community for young readers, I’m always on the hunt to find the latest and …

Books

The A-B-C’s of Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

The A-B-C’s of Keeping Your Kids Safe Online<p>If the web were an amusement park attraction, you’d have to be 10 feet tall to ride—it’s terrifying …

Parenting

‘Juuling': Vaping device that looks like USB drive popular with teens

Loading...<p>The Poison Control Center is warning parents and teens about the new vaping device Juul, which could be easily mistaken for a USB drive.<p>It …

Vaping

How parents and teens can reduce the impact of social media on youth well-being

Knowing how to navigate the online social networking world is crucial for parents and teens. Being educated and talking about online experiences can …

Social Media Marketing

Students Protest 'Racial Bullying' at Marblehead High School

On Thursday, Marblehead High School students and community members protested an alleged incident of racial bullying.<p>MARBLEHEAD, MA - After an alleged …

Boston

Texting Teens? Proceed with Caution

Blog: Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher EducationLet’s be clear: just because the average teen texts dozens of times a day …

Text Messaging

Dare I ban my daughter from having a smartphone when she starts secondary school?

As the mother of a nine-year-old girl, hurtling at alarming speed towards phone age, (which according to our national common wisdom is some point before starting secondary school), it’s hard to ignore the increasing noise around the rise of mental health issues in children and teens.<p>On Tuesday, a …

Parenting

Warnings over obesity crisis facing Welsh teens

Children who are overweight or obese face an increased risk of many health problems later in life, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 …

News (Wales)

Relationships: Can seeing a psychic help with answers?

<b>Relationships: Can seeing a psychic help with answers?</b><br>Should you put your love relationships in the hands of a psychic? Many people do. Relationships …

Relationships