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10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many lists of movies for teens out there. But until now, I hadn’t thought of writing a list of movies that inspire. There are so many inspirational and motivational movies that I have seen and loved, but when choosing movies for this list, I included only movies that I think teens will enjoy. I also […]

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New Years Resolution: Friend or Foe?

New Years Resolution: Friend or Foe?

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. Follow my blog with Bloglovin The holidays are  in full swing, and the New Year is less than one month away.  Thanksgiving feasts are over, and Christmas presents are being wrapped.  December is synonymous with joy and happiness− so why is January filled with regret and longing? New […]

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Five Smart Reasons to Plan Your Summer Now

Five Smart Reasons to Plan Your Summer Now

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

For high school and middle school students who haven’t decided what to do this summer, right now is not too soon to ponder possibilities. Whether you have a clear idea of a summer travel program in the U.S. or abroad, only an inkling, or no idea whatsoever but know you want to do something, a […]

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The Bully Pulpit, Part Three: CyberBullying

The Bully Pulpit, Part Three: CyberBullying

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Megan Meier, Phoebe Prince, and, most recently, Rebecca Sedwick. Three tragic victims of suicide due to traditional – and cyberbullying. When I started this three part series, I knew that bullying, and its online component, were two of the most pressing issues facing our nation’s youth. But I never could’ve imagined how topical the issue […]

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Teens and Obamacare: What’s New For You and Me?

Teens and Obamacare: What’s New For You and Me?

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sitting around my dining room table, my grandparents looking on with expressions of confusion and trepidation, with some of the worst hold music I’ve heard playing in the background, and that day’s luncheon sitting in our stomachs, we braved the private healthcare exchange. What is Obamacare? The Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has […]

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Parents and Teens Talking About Sex? Really? Yes!

Parents and Teens Talking About Sex? Really? Yes!

| October 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

October is Let’s Talk month, when sex education providers and advocates across the country encourage young people and parents to communicate with one another about sexuality.  Sexuality isn’t just about sex – it is also about healthy relationships, body image, reproduction, gender and sexual orientation, sexual behavior and preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.  There […]

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