By Barbara Greenberg, PhD for GalTime tips for parents about teens and sexting Worried about what your teens are doing on their cell phones? Well, according to the results of a study published online from the Archives of Sexual Behavior you have reason for concern.
They are extremely stressed out - One of the biggest issues facing teens is not necessarily grades, peer pressure,parents, or drugs/alcohol, its stress. They wake up with stress, live with stress, then go to sleep with stress. Teens stress about everything that goes on each day. They stress about college, they stress about how they look, they stress about failing, they stress about their friends, the list goes on. Furthermore, stress directly impacts their level of confidence.
Most parents are not comfortable thinking about their teens having sex, much less talking to them about it. Also, social norms and religious beliefs make things more complicated and more emotionally charged. However, I cannot stress this enough that this may be the most important conversation you will have with your teens ... because it has the power to truly save their lives.
Britney Marshall, a 14-year-old from Nottinghamshire, England, is the youngest girl of the Marshall family and the only one without breast implants. Her mother, Chantal Marshall, told the Sun, "Britney is going through a funny phase at the moment and saying she doesn’t want to get her boobs done."
"In a 20,000-person study recently conducted by TED.com, porn is the most prevalently cited obstacle for romantic relationships between men and women in their teens and 20s. Women say guys are emotionally unavailable, and men say porn makes them less interested in pursuing a relationship."
By Julie Metzger RN, MN for GaiTime A mere 60 years ago in the United States, half of all young women in the US were marrying in their teens, girls received about a third of all bachelor degrees, and less than half of the states allowed women to serve equally on a jury.
Just days after announcing that sex is a "beautiful" and "magical" thing (because, you know, she didn't discover it that long ago), 19-year-old Miley Cyrus is engaged to her boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth. Shall we start placing bets now as to how long these two will be married, if they even make it down the aisle? I'm totally serious
Tips to prevent Diabetes Type 2 in Teenagers Over the last decade the number of teenagers developing type 2 diabetes increased from 9% to 23%. About 3600 teens in the USA develop diabetes type 2 every year. While family history plays an important role, having a large waist size has a major influence on teens developing diabetes Have your teen see the health care provider for regular checkups and evaluation for his individual risk. .
How many lessons and after school activities are good for children? Many parents want their children to be the best they can be and they take them for lessons, games, practices, etc. after school. Instead of preparing meals together and having the art of cooking dinner and knowledge of basic nutrition passed down from Mother to Son and Daughter , the kids race either race home from school to learn karate, music, etc., or they stay at school and participate in sports and other after school activities.
Two parents allegedly doused dirty-dancing teens at Manitou Springs High School with Lysol and called female students "whores" and "sluts," according to the Denver Channel.
By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, Teen Parenting Expert for GALTime Yep, it's happened. I'm officially frustrated with the persistent allure of the "bad boy" in our culture. I have seen too much pain as a result of our teen daughters being attracted to "bad boys" and our teen sons feeling that the "bad boys" get the girls. And, yes it is hard to disagree with our sons about this.
The viral "Hot Problems" music video — featuring two 17-year-old allegedly "hot" girls from Los Angeles — became an Internet sensation, but for all the wrong reasons.