Tag Archive for adolescence

Book: A Practical Guide To Culture…...

on July 20, 2017 by

Helping The Next Generation Navigate Today’s World

Teenage Consumer Spending Statistics

on July 19, 2017 by

Statistic Brain Research Institute

Social Media The “Identity Fitting...

on July 15, 2017 by

Perhaps one of the greatest battles we and our kids face each and every day of our lives is the battle over…

When Teens Regret What They Post

on June 27, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

Most U.S. Teens Aren’t “Doing It”

on June 24, 2017 by

Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today’s teens are always looking to “hook-up.” But new…

Teens Are Getting As Little Exercise As...

on June 20, 2017 by

A significant majority of teenagers don’t get the recommended 60 minutes of exercise per day,

How To Use Your Head To Guard Your Heart

on June 19, 2017 by

A 3(D) Guide To Making Wise Media Choices – 10 Pack

Killer Girlfriend Revealed…

on June 15, 2017 by

Girlfriend sent texts encouraging him to kill himself left a suicide note thanking her for her support

Teens And Adult Beverages

on June 13, 2017 by

The Good News and Bad News in Today’s Alcohol Trends

Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent...

on June 11, 2017 by

Adolescents’ late-night mobile phone use was directly linked to poor quality sleep, which subsequently led to poorer mental health outcomes, reduced coping,…

New Teen Drivers Face Triple The Risk Of...

on June 11, 2017 by

Newly minted teen drivers in the United States have almost triple the risk of being involved in a deadly crash than adults,…

Gen Z Power List: Meet The Brands,...

on June 7, 2017 by

From AwesomenessTV to Zendaya, these are the names to know

Meet 16-Year-Old Baby Ariel, Musical.ly&...

on June 6, 2017 by

How a Florida Teen Became Queen of Gen Z’s Favorite Video Platform—and a Top Brand Influencer

Link Between Adolescent Lying And Early...

on June 4, 2017 by

Adolescents who have a greater tendency to lie to their parents are also more likely to start using alcohol at an earlier…

5 Days of Snapchat Discover – Safe...

on June 1, 2017 by

32% of all teens in US at the age 13 to 17 years old use Snapchat

Why Is The Teenage Brain So...

on May 30, 2017 by

A neurobiologist explains

The Secret Online World Of British Teens

on May 30, 2017 by

How streaks, deep likes and ghosting define young lives

Teens And Anxiety A Helpful Infographic

on May 27, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

How This Teen Fell Into A World Of...

on May 22, 2017 by

How she managed to recover from her attachment to her phone and social media

Gaming Addiction: “I Just Can’t...

on May 22, 2017 by

Teen who skipped school to play video games goes through treatment in the wilderness

?..Social Network Ranks As The Worst For...

on May 20, 2017 by

Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress

More Than The Sex Talk….4 Ways To...

on May 10, 2017 by

Many things aren’t the way they used to be and yet some things are as they have always been.
So it is…

Infographic: Marijuana And The Teen...

on May 10, 2017 by

With legalization of marijuana happening in a growing number of states, it’s easy for kids to buy the lie that marijuana…

Adolescent Suicidality, Self-harm...

on May 9, 2017 by

From 2008 to 2015, suicidality and serious self-harm nearly doubled among children aged 15 to 17 years presenting to a hospital

Why 13 Reasons Why

on May 8, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

Most Teens Have Taken Social Media Break

on May 6, 2017 by

Nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have taken a break from social media, the bulk of them even voluntarily, a…

Youth Ministry’s Deadliest...

on May 5, 2017 by

Suicide is the #3 killer for kids ages 10-14, and #2 for ages 15-24. Chances are,…

Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to...

on May 1, 2017 by

Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

Colorado Teen Sexting law Unanimously...

on April 27, 2017 by

Dozens of states have amended child-pornography statutes in recent years in response to teen sexting

Alone

on April 26, 2017 by

Teens need mentors

Book: Spiritual Parenting

on April 24, 2017 by

This book has been the most useful in understanding how to incorporate faith into the nitty-gritty everyday moments of life within the…

What American Teens Want To Be When They...

on April 23, 2017 by

When it comes to careers, young people have stars in their eyes, hoping to one day be athletes, artists, or entertainers

Alone…..

on April 19, 2017 by

Making Sure No Kid Lives That Way

13 Reasons…..Why Looking For True...

on April 18, 2017 by

Walt Mueller: Since watching “13 Reasons Why,” I’ve been thinking about how to best respond

Teens Can’t Get Enough of Mobile Video

on April 16, 2017 by

Seven in 10 teen smartphone users spend at least three hours per day watching video on their phones

How To Respond To Teenager Attitude...

on April 12, 2017 by

So based on the research with 3,000 teens and pre-teens…here are 3 actions to take whenever you see or hear an attitude

Flashbach: SCREENAGERS (Official Trailer...

on April 8, 2017 by

A film by physician Delaney Ruston, explores the affect of extended teen cell phone use and internet gaming on adolescent …

Flashback: Digital Cold Turkey

on April 8, 2017 by

Students Give Up Phones as Part of Today Show Television Episode

How Will Canadian Marijuana Legalization...

on April 5, 2017 by

They believe that it will keep marijuana out of the hands of minors. What do you think?

Pope Warns Against ‘False’...

on April 4, 2017 by

Don’t let yourselves be led astray by this false image of reality! Be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future

Book: This Changes Everything

on March 24, 2017 by

How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years

Book: Meet Gen Z

on March 24, 2017 by

How Should the Church Approach Us?

The Search To Belong: Rethinking...

on March 20, 2017 by

by Joseph R. Myers

Teenagers Do Dumb Things, But There Are...

on March 18, 2017 by

NYTimes.com

The Spirituality Of Peer Pressure

on March 15, 2017 by

By Walt Mueller

Teens Rule The Web

on March 14, 2017 by

Infographic

Bad Diet In Youth Might Raise Risk Of...

on March 13, 2017 by

A poor diet while young may do more than just make it tough to fit into a pair of jeans: New research…

Online Risks For Teens – But They...

on March 5, 2017 by

1 out of 4 times that a teen encountered a risky online situation did they tell their parents about it

Who Are Generation Z And How To Reach...

on February 28, 2017 by

79% are addicted to their devices. We are becoming what we behold. We desire significance and we are trying to find…

How Teens Media Consumption Has Changed ...

on February 28, 2017 by

True Facts About Teens And Media: Now & Then

Sleepy Teens 4.5X More Likely To Commit...

on February 27, 2017 by

“It’s the first study to our knowledge to show that daytime sleepiness during teenage years are associated with criminal offending 14 years…

Botox Is Booming Among Teens

on January 30, 2017 by

Selfie culture…youngest patients are after a Photoshopped look (“It’s almost like auto correct,” he said) $382 per treatment

Book: You’re Loved No Matter What

on January 28, 2017 by

Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect

Book: liked….Whose Approval Are...

on January 28, 2017 by

For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked…

Infographic: The Latest On Teen Drug Use

on January 20, 2017 by

Monitoring The Future Study: 2016

SEND NUDES

on January 17, 2017 by

There’s No Subtlety in These Sexy Requests

Flashback: Helping Students Push-Back On...

on January 13, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Helping Parents Reclaim Beauty

on January 13, 2017 by

I never knew how scary the world could be until I became a parent

Who Are Generation Z?

on January 12, 2017 by

Gender fluid, hyper-stressed, politically engaged, connected but lonely: what do we know about modern teens?

Choose To Live Free, Rather Than To Live...

on January 8, 2017 by

Perfectionism leads to two common problems: anxiety and procrastination

The Growing Teen Epidemic: Stress

on January 7, 2017 by

On average, teens reported their stress level was 5.8 on 10-point scale, compared with 5.1 for adults

Teens Whose Parents Let Them Try Alcohol...

on January 7, 2017 by

More likely… to drink, but less likely to binge

Dating In The Digital Culture

on January 5, 2017 by

In this device-driven culture, students are often tempted to pre-judge the character of a person before having really spent any significant time…

The Drawbacks Of Constant Connectivity&...

on January 5, 2017 by

Do you ever think about the ramifications of “constant connectivity” with our devices?
Do your kids?

Book: Screens and Teens

on January 4, 2017 by

Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World

Pope Urges The Faithful To Help Youth...

on January 1, 2017 by

Pope: Help young people find purpose in the world, in “a culture that idolizes youth” and yet has made no place for…

Killer Teen Drugs

on December 22, 2016 by

Inside the DEA: A chemist’s quest to identify mystery drugs

Bot Babies Meant to Scare Teens Out of...

on December 22, 2016 by

2 out of 3 U.S. school districts buy infant simulators, but new research shows the automaton newborns simply don’t work

Kids Turn Violent As Parents Battle ...

on December 20, 2016 by

NYPost

Book: Glow Kids

on December 20, 2016 by

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance

Study Finds Sex-Ed Programs Don’t...

on December 18, 2016 by

A new peer-reviewed study of multiple “sexual and reproductive health” educational programs in several countries finds no evidence of improved health outcomes…

Fewer Teens Doing Drugs Than Ever Before

on December 18, 2016 by

American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in…

Kids, Christmas, And Materialism…...

on December 14, 2016 by

True success in life is faithfulness to God and obedience to his commands, whether your net worth is 10 cents or 10…

What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their...

on December 12, 2016 by

It was painful in the beginning. “I am going insane,” Yet, within days, there were significant changes…

Parents Should Not Put Too Much Pressure...

on December 10, 2016 by

There is more to helping kids become successful than pushing them to be involved in a multitude of activities and to score…

New Book: “Never Mind My Thigh Gap...

on December 7, 2016 by

by Sarah Newton

Teens Tell All: Your Guide To Teen Slang...

on December 5, 2016 by

As part of TODAY’s “Teens Tell All” series, we asked adolescents to enlighten the older crowd about all those mysterious terms they…

New Smutty “One Finger Challenge”...

on December 3, 2016 by

The “one finger challenge” is an emerging, risqué social media fad where people are taking naked selfies of themselves in front of…

CDC Study Says Teen Virgins Are...

on November 30, 2016 by

Teen Virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers

Adolescent Suicides Rising At Alarming...

on November 30, 2016 by

Children and teens suffering from a variety of mental health issues are increasingly resorting to suicide

Adolescent Binge Drinking Can Affect...

on November 25, 2016 by

“Adolescent binge drinking not only is dangerous to the brain development of teenagers, but also may impact the brains of their children,”

5 Ways To Save A Girl

on November 25, 2016 by

The kind of (youthgroup) girl who draws you in and makes you actually glad to work more hours for less pay than…

4 Ways YouthCulture Has Changed And What...

on November 23, 2016 by

“A generation ago the latchkey kid was the poster child for neglect; nowadays it might be the overscheduled kid who never…

Is This The Most Stressed Out Generation...

on November 21, 2016 by

by Jeremy Zach

What Parents Need To Say To Their Kids...

on November 20, 2016 by

Based on psychological research, the three healthiest statements moms and dads can make as perform are

Depression On The Rise; Teen Girls Most...

on November 15, 2016 by

This Might Be Why Depression Is Rising Among Teen Girls

Teens Often Ignore Online Risks

on November 12, 2016 by

New research finds that adolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved

Ministering To The Fringe Kids

on November 7, 2016 by

Let’s categorize the basic needs of the teenager into three areas: IDENTITY, PURPOSE, and COMMUNITY

More US Middle Schoolers Die Of Suicide...

on November 7, 2016 by

The suicide rate among U.S. middle school students doubled from 2007 to 2014, surpassing for the first time the incidence of youngsters…

Melania Trump: We Must Teach Our...

on November 4, 2016 by

“We need to teach our youth kindness, honesty, respect, compassion, charity, understanding,” Melania said. “Our culture has gotten too mean.”

Flashback…Marriage: America’s...

on November 4, 2016 by

Child poverty is an ongoing national concern, but few are aware that its principal cause is the absence of married fathers in…

Teen Depression and Anxiety: What...

on October 31, 2016 by

And, for the teenage perspective on mental health, check out this short film

Understanding Social Media and Teenagers

on October 29, 2016 by

Adam McLane: My new online course!

Marketing, Cool, And Role Models Who...

on October 28, 2016 by

By Walt Mueller

The Pressure From This Performance...

on October 26, 2016 by

Chap Clark

A Look At Today’s Youth Culture &...

on October 26, 2016 by

Sermon “Opening Up the Doors of Dialogue In Your Home” by Jonathan McKee

Values: 10 Effective Responses To Youth...

on October 13, 2016 by

Youth culture is a force to be reckoned with. It can be really intimidating. Parents and Youth workers sometimes get overwhelmed

How America Outlawed Adolescence

on October 9, 2016 by

At least 22 states make it a crime to disturb school in ways that teenagers are wired to do. Why did this…

Multitasking Teens Behind Steering...

on October 6, 2016 by

Compared with older drivers, teens are more likely to..

Snapchat In Privacy Storm Over ...

on September 26, 2016 by

Critics fear controversial device will be used to snap people without their consent