Categories Teenagers

Healthy Eating for Teens Made Easy

Parents are often concerned about what their teen is eating, and want to know how how to promote healthy eating for teens. Based on your teen’s metabolism, height, weight, stage of puberty or level of activity, the calories that your teen needs varies. You can calculate the calories that your teen needs, but what if […]

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Categories ParentingTeenagers

Silent Bully: What Every Parent and Child Should Know

We are all familiar with the term “bully.” It is a term used for instances when someone pushes another around in various ways. For example, a child may take another child’s lunch money or other things by threatening them. Or it could be someone calling another names and degrading them. Bullying often leads to fighting. […]

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Family Group Releases Study on Effects of Pornography

Washington, D.C.-based Family Research Council released on Wednesday a new study detailing the effects of pornography on marriages, children and individuals. “This is a ground-breaking review of what pornography costs families trying to create a life together,” said Dr. Pat Fagan, who authored the study and serves as FRC’s senior fellow and director of the […]

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The Most Common Problems Teenagers Face Today

Teenagers face real problems on a daily basis during the most awkward growth stages of their lives; between 13 and 19-years-old. During this time, teens are exposed to some overwhelming external and internal struggles. Teens go through, and are expected to cope with hormonal changes, puberty, social and parental forces, work and school pressures, as […]

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Categories Teenagers

Sexting common, linked to sex among high-risk youth

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than one in five middle-school aged children with behavioral or emotional problems has recently engaged in sexting, according to a new study. What’s more, researchers found those who reported sexting in the past six months were four to seven times more likely to also engage in other sexual behaviors, […]

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How to Pray With Your Teenagers

Alex Haywood, 15-years-old, prays as he leads worship. Last night I had an incredible time of prayer with my 15-year-old son, Alex and 19-year-old son, Chris. I felt that time of crying out to God together was an answer to prayers from years ago. When I heard Chris praying for revival to break out among the youth and young adults, I realized […]

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