tween & teen
With long hours at the office, financial pressures and constantly buzzing tech gadgets keeping them awake, adults are more stressed than ever. But a survey says teens aren't too far behind.
I am a divorced single mom of a 14-year-old boy, Kurt, who, as far as I can tell, has been spending his summer days with a stockpile of electronic devices. Help!
Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" video started the trend, and the anime-inspired look is now all the rage. But the FDA has not approved new contact lenses that create the illusion of bigger eyes.
My daughter and I talked about some of the comeback lines she would use if a boy were to ever try something. She came up with, "Whatever!" and "Gross. Are you trying to make me puke?"
Sexting is a way for teens to feel powerful, and in some ways I think it can inappropriately be viewed as personal PR in a competitive market for attention (and even potential fame).
The story about first graders possibly getting condoms in Massachusetts showed, yet again, how the issue of sex education in our country has become politicized in such a ridiculous way that we lose sight of the importance of informing our children about their sexuality and reproductive health.
Who's really charged with disciplining cyberbullies -- the schools, or the parents?
More and more schools are finding themselves in an awkward predicament.