We have just opened out Winterbreak Teen Internship Program! Check it out for any students looking for something to do over break.
How the Internet can be a great source for free study aids, like virtual flash cards and Skype or iChat.
Cutting, self mutilation and self harm is a huge concerns for teens and parents now. Get some info about this scary trend.
Articles from Guests:
Mother, writer and blogger, Jennifer Wagner picks her top book websites, from sites just for boys to sites for mothers and their daughters.
Articles from Teens:
The inevitable conversation will be awkward no matter what, but our teen advice columnists give tips to make the sex talk go as smoothly as possible.
A friend’s simple words of advice awakens a bored teenager. How to ensure you are moving forward and accomplishing what you want in life.
From R&B to Indie to Rock, what attracts teens to the different types of music that they listen to.
Mending a teenage broken heart can be difficult. The first step, letting of the ex.
Depression is a serious issue, which effects more teens than we think. Recognize the signs and reach out to help.
The ever-popular Glee made the list. See what else teens are watching this fall.
How technology has heightened teen bullying and why it’s important for parents to understand this terribly new trend.
Picks of the Week
Fancast Movie of the Week: Accelerating America, The “movie of the week” on Fancast, Accelerating America, is a documentary that follows 3 troubled teenagers trying to turn their lives around with the help of a (very) inspirational school principle. Director Tim Hotchner made the film so that we can all find hope despite all the challenges that get placed in front of us — his hope is tha this film will inspire and give people the determination to keep moving forward.
Generation Cures is an online tween community created by Children’s Hospital Boston to let kids and their families learn and have fun while raising funds for research that can help sick children worldwide. Our new “In the Classroom” program provides online support materials for middle-school teachers to introduce Generation Cures in their classrooms, as well as programs for middle schoolers and teachers in the Boston area to ‘get under the hood’ of Caduceus, the interactive learning adventure that fuels the Generation Cures online game-a-thon fundraising activities.
Smile Therapy It’s totally UNIQUE, Fresh and FUN (We’ve found nothing else like it in the marketplace). It’s a Superb APPRECIATION tool. This is a website for anyone who wants a dose of humor and something light for their days.
Hands-Only CPR is the newest technique from the American Heart Association in a quest to save adults from sudden cardiac arrest. Step one is calling 911 and step two is pushing hard and fast in the center of the chest. It’s important that more people, especially parents, know about this method to potentially save their spouse, their children, their parent, or even a stranger.
Cool Site Alert:
Lookilulu.com is a website dedicated to helping teenage girls find careers they love. Lookilulu profiles inspiring career women to help girls see what is possible in their own lives. Women share what they really do on the job and their paths to their current careers. Women share the best advice they have heard and their advice to teen girls. Some women have podcasts that are freely downloadable and available from iTunes.
This Week’s Sponsor:
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