For parents who are looking for an upside to cell phone use among your kids, look no further.
Throughout the world, adolescent brains develop in the same stepwise manner. This leads to a peak in risk-taking in the late teen years, well before good old rational decision making predominates (usually not until the mid-20s). So why, then, do some countries see more thrill-seeking teenagers than others?
The saddest part of this article - for me, at least - is that it is absolutely NOT surprising. For years, I have heard these exact same sentiments from teens and tweens. This is an important read. Don't delude yourself that your child is immune.
Sex Before Kissing: How 15-Year-Old Girls Are Dealing With Porn-Addicted Boys
“[I want] better education regarding sex for both boys and girls. Read More
We parents should follow these same 5 rules we give our kids...
During the tween and teen years, as kids' bodies morph, so too does their self esteem. We all know this. Clothing sizing plays a big role, and vanity sizing is not the solution.
When Sizes Aren’t Standard, What Do They Mean?
You might be surprised to learn your standard sewing pattern size. In stores, I’m anywhere from a size 4 to an 8. Read More
I find this article fascinating. And somewhat of a relief, actually.
Rules for Social Media, Created by Kids
The challenge of growing up in the digital age is perfectly epitomized by the bikini rule.
“You can post a bikini or bathing suit picture only if you are with your siblings or...Read More
In the upcoming school year, there will be new legislation governing how much junk kids get at school. But it's still a work in progress.