News Brought to you by one of our fabulous teen writers: Shannon is a 16 year old from Maryland. She enjoys writing, is pro recycling, and loves the Jonas Brothers.
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Ow Chihuahua! Dog Dials 911
Child Abandonment is Legal in Nebraska Can-Do Attitude Gets Ailing Teen A Trip to D.C.
‘Alcopops’ Products Lure to Teen Drinkers
Children Who Have Family Dinners, Less Likely to Use Abuse Drugs and Alcohol
What Teens Are Hearing About Drugs
Youths’ drug of choice? Prescription
Palin Candidacy Sparks Working Moms Debate
ARTICLES OF INTEREST
Your Teen Ready to Date? Don’t Panic!
Expand ‘Tween Allowances and Set Guidelines for Spending
Focusing Teen Pregnancy with ‘Secret Life’
Not-Quite-So-Thin is in for Models at Fashion Week
Six Food Mistakes Parents Make
Give Her a Real Sex Talk, Beyond ‘Don’t’
‘Trunk Mom’ accused of supplying alcohol to teens
Police Get Call Over Non-Floppy Rabbit Ears
Mom Allegedly Uses Daughter’s ID to be Cheerleader
9-Year-Old Delivered Baby and Kept Her Cool Baby Carriage to Marriage?
Slang Dictionaries Help Parent Cracks Teen Codes
Podcast Interview: Stressed Out and Overwhelmed: How to deal with Senioritis and School Burn-Out
Did a recording with Aurelia at Parenting My Teen Podcast on my post on “How to Be A Parental Sounding Board”
Healthy Lifestyle Video Contest for Teens
: SmallSteps, in collaboration with the NBA, the HHS, and the BGCA, launched a video contest
encouraging young people to share the small steps they are taking to get in shape and stay fit, from exercise to good eating habits. Teens should create a short video, 3 minutes or less, exemplifying small steps for a healthy lifestyle. The winner will receive $2,500 in cash and NBA Store Prizes and runner ups will receive $500 in cash and NBA Store Prizes.
Book of the Week
Girl Overboard by Justina Chen Headley