Drug Use In Schools

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The availability of drugs at schools has increased over the last ten years although the overall use of illicit drugs has declined. Yet too many teenagers are still abusing drugs. In the National Institute on Drug Abuse 2005 Monitoring the Future survey researchers found that 50% of high school seniors report some use of an […]


Why Do Teens Want To Be Fashionable

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Why is it that teens want to become fashion trendy? Could this just be extravagance? Would this cause an alarm to parents? One thing for sure, teens want to dress according to their interests and affiliations. Unlike grownups who wear clothes depending on their upbringing, their work environment and social standing in the community, some […]


What The Teens Should Consider In Choosing Their Career

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One way to understand the teens is their choice of career. In pursuing the right career, the teens want the right information, advice and guidance. This is very important because choosing a wrong career would result to a waste of so much time, effort, money and would surely frustrate the teenagers. Discouraged teenagers will lose […]


Why Do Teens Want To Be Fashionable

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Why is it that teens want to become fashion trendy? Could this just be extravagance? Would this cause an alarm to parents? One thing for sure, teens want to dress according to their interests and affiliations. Unlike grownups who wear clothes depending on their upbringing, their work environment and social standing in the community, some […]


Why Is It Necessary For Teens To Learn Computer Skills

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The teens want computer skills in order to become competitive in their upcoming careers and to give them ease in their day-to-day activities. Computers become indispensable tools to the teenagers. Parents must understand that the teens want different computer skills such as word processing programs to make various types of invitations, make reports, format documents, […]


Prevent Your Teenager From Becoming A Statistic

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Parents please don’t be naive in thinking that your teenager is not having sex, the majority of teenagers are. We have to better educate our children on the risks of unprotected sex. This task may sound embarrassing for both you and your teenager but it must be done. Schools only scrape the surface when discussing […]


Why You Should Monitor Your Child S Computer

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Every parent has an anxiety attack whenever they hear a report of a missing or abducted child in the news. They pray it never happens to them and rightly so because it is a parent’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, teenagers do not always get that same attention or elicit the same feelings as the missing or […]


The History Of Social Media Websites

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Man has always been a social animal and hence, has always lived in complex social structures. The Internet added a new dimension to this aspect through the concept of social media websites. How It All Started As the Internet began to permeate into every home, teenagers found a new way of expression via the Internet. […]


Risks Of Antidepressant Medications For Suicidal Teenagers

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An alarming truth: thousands of teenagers, both girls and boys, are at risk for suicide. Though many do not recognize suicide as a serious threat to a teenager’s well-being, teen suicide is now considered a major cause of death among American teenagers. According to the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH), about 8 of every […]


Tough Facts And Choices On Teen Smoking

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Everyone knows that “smoking is bad for your health.” The effects of smoking have been big news for many years. Every year, more and more people try to quit, in vain. Today, there are more restrictions on smoking as well as volumes of research that shows the ill effects of smoking both on smokers and […]


Teenage Pregnancy Think And Re Think Of Your Choices

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Adolescence can be a challenging time for young people and their families. A teenager goes through rapid physical and emotional changes. Teenagers go through awkward times and get caught in between wanting freedom and having the security of the family. Parents want their children to grow to happy and independent. But at the same time, […]


A Quick Look At Depression And Teen Suicide

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An alarming truth: teen girls and boys are both at risk for suicide. Though many do not recognize suicide as a serious threat to a teenager’s well being, teen suicide is a major cause of death among American teenagers. According to the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH), about eight out of every 100,000 teenagers […]


Teen Youth Obesity

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Obesity in teenagers and children is maybe one of the saddest sights I see. It is cruel and horrible for children to be that overweight, they will not have a good social life or medical life and many things will get them down. They will find it hard to make friends as they will be […]


Interesting Features Of Anorexia

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Anorexia is a very common neuropsychological disorder that has a very high incidence in the young population. Anorexia is not just an eating disorder, it also involves many addictive behaviors and the development of various phobias related to food and being fat. Anorexics develop inaccurate perceptions of their physical appearance and they often see themselves […]


Forms Of Birth Control Facts And Myths

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Among teenagers with an active sex life, the two most common forms of birth control would be the use of birth control pills and latex condoms. While many teenagers prefer not to use any protection at all, these two forms of birth control are the ones that would most likely be used. Since these two […]


Facial A Good Skin Care Treatment For Teens

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Contrary to what most adults and youngsters believe, the skin of adolescents produces more oil or sebum compared to a mature skin. The main contributor for this is the hormonal changes that are naturally experiencing by teenagers or adolescents. Even though it is a good thing that the adolescent skin is well-hydrated, excessive facial oil […]


Teenage Pregnancy

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Teenage parenthood is by no means a new social phenomenon. Historically, women have tended to begin childbearing during their teens and early twenties. During the past two decades the U. S. teenage birthrate has actually declined (Polit and others, 1982). In the late 1950s, 90 out of 1000 women under 20 gave birth as compared […]


Influencing The Influencer

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Marketers/advertisers usually focus their efforts on the people responsible for making the purchase. In many cases, this is an effective approach but in other cases it can make for a totally useless marketing campaign. Virgin Mobile took a more effective approach in marketing their cell phone service by focusing not on the people that would […]


Teen Toys What S In And What S Out

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Day in and day out, teenagers are looking for and more variety of toys and gadgets to keep themselves entertained. The toy industry is constantly innovating in the hope to find that next best seller which will capture the fancy of teenagers the world over. Every year, the market is flooded with new toys. While […]


A Tad Bit Too Shy When Parents Needs To Help Emotionally Withdrawn Children

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Parents may not be fully aware of what is happening to their children’s and their everyday activities. After coming home from work, parents usually do some household chores and prepare themselves for dinner, while their kids do their homework after arriving from school. Conversations would usually begin at dinner time, asking them questions about how […]