This comprehensive study is based upon both a national survey of parents and teens, and also video ethnography of how these two very important groups interact with music, the radio, and each other. Among the presentation highlights are the... Read More
Condoms might make for safer sex — but they’re at the center of the riskiest new social media challenge.
The viral video craze — dubbed “The Condom Challenge” — is striking fear into parents as teenagers record themselves dangerously... Read More
This Sunday (March 11) we spring forward, meaning we’ll lose an hour of sleep. For adults, it may be an annoying inconvenience, but for teenagers (45% of which aren’t getting enough sleep to begin with) it can spell disaster in the forms of... Read More
A recent research study conducted by University of Minnesota researchers found that teens are using steroids and muscle-enhancing substances at higher rates than previously thought. The study found that 5.9 percent of boys in the survey reported... Read More
National parenting expert, and author of the bestselling The Available Parent, Dr. John Duffy was featured in a recent article on SheKnows, “Are You Pushing Your Kids too Hard—Or Not Hard Enough?”.
Kim Grundy of SheKnows asks “If... Read More
As our kids start heading back to school, we need your help to make sure their walk is a safe one.
Did you know that 1 in 5 high school students crosses the street while distracted by a... Read More
Raising the Odds for Responsible Behavior
A survey completed by the Love and Logic Institute found 75 percent of American adults believe teenagers today face more serious, potentially life-threatening decisions than a generation ago. These... Read More
As an information technology professional and a parent of children that are well versed in technology at a young age – I’ve often conveyed my concerns and recommendations about social media / mobile computing and its impact on our youth. I’ve... Read More
Bridgestone Americas and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood have officially released results of a nationwide survey highlighting not only what teens and young adults are doing behind the wheel, but why they’re doing it.
The survey... Read More
With something like 10,000 camps in the United States, parents often feel over-whelmed when it comes to choosing a summer experience for their teen.
Many teens are reluctant to try anything new, feeling that they might not fit in, might make a... Read More
How many times have your kids given the obligatory “I’m sorry” when we know good and well they didn’t really mean it?
You know the drill…the child does something unsavory to a sibling or friend and mom or dad mandate that an apology be... Read More
Children today are growing up in a time where bullying has become wide spread and has even caused some to take their own lives. In fact, every 7 minutes a child is bullied. The WWE’s anti-bullying campaign, “Be A STAR,” is making its... Read More
Dr. Gregg Jantz, The Center, at Northwest Ministry Conference 2012
Adolescence is difficult in the best of times. It’s doubly stressful for kids today; they’re experiencing the same worries and insecurities as adults in this troubled... Read More
This review will similar to masses already in circulation. The weekend can be summed up to Wolves, wands, water and a heckuva lot of little kiddos! It was a combination of BIG fun in PA. The Hicks family spent Friday-Sunday (Veteran’s Day Holiday)... Read More
The American Psychological Association shows that teen stress has increased to epidemic levels and called it a medical health hazard. Parents need to be aware, get involved, and trust their instinct. Our youth are dealing with complicated societal... Read More