Tag Archive for teenage girls

Dating: Don’t Waste Your Time

on April 4, 2020 by

Why does the world of dating seem so complicated? It starts with this basic question: what is the purpose of dating? The answer…

Governor To Ban Transgender Athletes In...

on April 3, 2020 by

The bills are called the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act”

Parents To Blame For Daughters Going...

on March 31, 2020 by

Sex workers enter the industry for a variety of reasons, some who feel trapped by their parents’ expectations

Who is that Stranger in My House?

on February 23, 2020 by

I’m the first to admit it wasn’t easy for me when my girls became teenagers. “The change” was not gradual for our…

The ‘Perfect Female’ Body...

on February 22, 2020 by

“Make this the decade you choose to forget what the media says and choose to love your own self as you are,”

Phoneless 11-Year-Old Lost In Manhattan...

on February 5, 2020 by

I’m sticking to my principles on not getting smartphones for my tweens — even though my child got lost in NYC

Daddy-Daughter Dates

on January 27, 2020 by

3 Ways Daddy-Daughter Dates Will Enhance Your Relationship

What Daughters Desperately Need From...

on January 27, 2020 by

Our daughters are under a lot of pressure today. They are bombarded with beauty standards that can make them feel inferior

7 Father-Daughter Bonding Activities

on January 27, 2020 by

Since that night… Every time she points it out, “Look Daddy! That’s where we danced!”

Stress A Teenagers Perspective

on January 25, 2020 by

Learn About Teen Stress From an Actual Teenager

9 Leadership Traits We See In Generation...

on January 22, 2020 by

As I survey the kinds of causes Generation Z students have undertaken, I see a pattern

App Lets Strangers Find Your, Info With...

on January 22, 2020 by

works by comparing a photo to a database of  3 billion pictures off Facebook, Venmo, YouTube and other sites

Teen, Convicted In Texting Suicide Case,...

on January 21, 2020 by

From prison because of good behavior

15 Sure Signs Your Teen Is A VSCO Girl

on January 15, 2020 by

The trend started out on TikTok as more of a joke, but then the inevitable came

Kids, Let’s Talk About Sex

on January 14, 2020 by

Sex is one the most important topics of conversation parents get to have with their children. But it can sure feel intimidating

UK: Shock Surge In Adolescent Anorexia

on January 2, 2020 by

Experts blame social media and celebrity diet culture as hospital admissions for under-19s suffering eating disorders DOUBLE in a decade

Book: How Advertising Changes The Way We...

on December 29, 2019 by

We can never be satisfied, because the products we love cannot love us back

Book: Girls Fighting The Addictive Power...

on December 29, 2019 by

Revealing what advertisers know about human nature and how they exploit it to make a profit

Teen Girl 16 Staged Her Own Bronx...

on December 19, 2019 by

So that she could be with her 23-year-old reputed Crips gangbanger once arrested for murder

Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’...

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

Busting Myths About Teen Girl Anxiety

on November 30, 2019 by

Whether or not they personally experience anxiety and depression, 7 in 10 teenagers view both as major problems among their peers

Boredom Is On The Rise For Adolescents,...

on November 25, 2019 by

Boredom is rising year after year for teens in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades, with greater increases for girls than boys.

She Tried To Quit Her Phone. She Got...

on November 20, 2019 by

“It was hard for me to admit that maybe life without a phone was a better life for me.”

Tampons May Cause Toxic Shock Syndrome...

on November 15, 2019 by

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that women should change tampons every 4 to 8 hours

Teens Close To Mom Not Likely To Have...

on November 4, 2019 by

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life,…

Cellphone Detox For Teens

on October 22, 2019 by

It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for…

Man Entices Girl 16 For Sex Through ...

on October 19, 2019 by

pleaded guilty in federal court today, whom he met through the “Game of War” application on her cell phone, to engage in…

Flashback: Teens Who Hold Off On Dating...

on October 6, 2019 by

Teens who don’tdate are happier, less depressed, and more adept at dealing with a variety of social situations

Largest Public School In The Country...

on August 28, 2019 by

You’re constantly comparing yourself to other women on your feed and it definitely takes a toll on your self-image

The Lonely Burden of Today’s Teenage...

on August 26, 2019 by

We found that many girls spend their Saturday nights home alone, watching  Netflix and surfing social media

1 In 8 Teen Girls Faces ‘...

on August 26, 2019 by

Reproductive coercion is a form of abuse in which a girl or woman is pressured into   pregnancy from a male partner

Are Athletic Girls Eating Enough?

on August 11, 2019 by

Young females who eat too little risk menstrual irregularity, weak bones and eating disorders

14-year-old Girl Fires Gun To Protect...

on August 11, 2019 by

She fired the gun in the general direction of the intruders which made them leave the property

Gay Girl, Good God

on July 11, 2019 by

The story of who I was  and who God has always been

Suicide Rates Soaring Among Black Teens

on July 9, 2019 by

Suicide deaths among black females aged 13 to 19 rose 182% between 2001 and 2017

Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Arrested

on July 9, 2019 by

.”Epstein intentionally sought out minors and knew that many of his victims were in fact under the age of 18.”

Neuroscience: Why Instagram Is So Bad...

on July 7, 2019 by

In the age of smartphones, social media, followers, and likes, reward-seeking behaviors in teens is increasingly associated with approval online. Instagram has…

Teen Sexting, Risky Behavior And Mental...

on June 24, 2019 by

Teen sexting is associated with mental health issues and risky behavior, according to a new study

Many Anorexia Patients Recover Over Time

on June 1, 2019 by

A long-term Swedish study of around 50 people who struggled with anorexia nervosa in their teens shows that the majority were healthy…

Kim Kardashian & Kylie Jenner...

on March 21, 2019 by

Almost eight in 10 young teenage girls say that pressure from social media is one of the main reasons for mental ill-health…

Dear High School Me…..Eating...

on March 5, 2019 by

What My Daughter Would Say to Her Younger Self NoEating Disorder

When My 13-year-Old Daughter Wanted To...

on February 25, 2019 by

Five rules we gave her 13-year-old daughter

Teens Editing Themselves

on February 14, 2019 by

A photo series has shown the lengths some young people go to to edit their appearance before posting pictures on social media

Flashback: Plastic Surgery To Look Like...

on February 14, 2019 by

“A new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ Patients are seeking out surgery to help them appear like the filtered versions of themselves,

Virtually Child Psychiatrist

on January 16, 2019 by

Remote video consults are helping pediatricians fill the gap in some communities

Makeup Brand Targets Girls Aged Four To...

on November 30, 2018 by

Petite ‘n Pretty: The Makeup Brand Winning Over Gen Z Influencers

Beyond Her Selfie

on November 23, 2018 by

Teaching Your Daughter to See Beyond Her Social Media Feed

Ohio passes ‘heartbeat bill’...

on November 20, 2018 by

Bill heads to Senate. The proposed law would effectively ban abortions after the first six weeks of a woman’s pregnancy

Teen Helped Save “The Bachelor”...

on November 14, 2018 by

But then the teen noticed that next door, “The Bachelor” estate was in flames

Nurse Body-Shames Her 13-Year-Old Girl

on November 14, 2018 by

Mom Gives Perfect Response

Almost Half Of U.S. Births Happen...

on November 12, 2018 by

Signaling cultural and economic shifts that are here to stay

Navigating Emotional Teenagers

on November 5, 2018 by

If you let your emotions lead when navigating your emotional teenager, you will likely cause them to shut down further.

The Content Behind “The Chilling...

on November 5, 2018 by

What will young viewers see as they watch the latest rendition of “puberty meets sorcery”?

Book: Sex Matters……By...

on November 4, 2018 by

Our culture creates a lot of confusion about sex. Honestly, sometimes it’s difficult to know who’s telling the truth

Sabrina’ Underage Orgy Scene On...

on November 4, 2018 by

This content is not appropriate for anyone, but especially not for the teen audience it target

Many Teens Are ‘Sextortion’ Targets

on November 3, 2018 by

Parents of teens can add “sextortion” to the list of things to worry about, because a new study shows that 5 percent…

For The Girls…Investing In Lasting...

on November 2, 2018 by

If only we as Christian ladies spent as much time on beautifying our spirit as much as we spend beautifying our bodies!

Body Image

on October 12, 2018 by

A message specifically to moms regarding the powerful influence they have on body image

The Wisdom Of Teen Vogue

on October 8, 2018 by

Do you know what your daughter is reading?

The Rise of “Strangely Unsexy&...

on October 7, 2018 by

….And Why It Hurts Women

How winning friends may influence...

on September 21, 2018 by

While risky behaviors were examined in this study, McMillan said that friendship networks may also shape positive behaviors

Book: she ‘broke free’ of...

on September 17, 2018 by

“I want to draw attention to the dangers of sexual shaming and purity teachings.”

Movie: ‘Eighth Grade’ And The Horror...

on September 13, 2018 by

For anyone seeking to understand and disciple today’s youth, Eighth Grade provides an insightful glimpse into their world

A Snapchat Snapshot

on August 17, 2018 by

Behind the app

AEO Says Body Positivity Pays

on August 11, 2018 by

AEO is increasingly finding that “body positivity” messages and real-life models can lead to record sales

Self-Harm Up Among U.S. High School...

on July 15, 2018 by

This year 1 in 4 high school girls will deliberately injure themselves by methods as extreme as cutting themselves or burning their…

Selfies And Teenage Body Image

on June 12, 2018 by

Teens who were more invested in their selfies, spending more time choosing a photo or editing it, were more dissatisfied with their…

Be Prepared For 13 Reasons Why…...

on May 21, 2018 by

You need to be informed about this series (whether their own teens watch it or not) because the kids will be talking…

Body Shaming

on May 20, 2018 by

The Culprits and Impact of Image-Related Insults

Making sure media doesn’t ruin her...

on May 20, 2018 by

Raising a confident, self-assured daughter who is comfortable with her body is not an easy thing to do these days

Robot Fills In For High School Student...

on May 18, 2018 by

A robot helped a sick high school senior experience graduation from the hospital

Big Decline In Births To Girls Under 15

on May 5, 2018 by

There’s been a steep decline over the past two decades in births to American girls under the age of 15

13 And Depressed: Why Young Teen Girls...

on May 2, 2018 by

Why girls are more at risk for depression than boys and how to help them cope.

Soul Provider: Barefoot With A Cause

on April 26, 2018 by

Middle school student steps out in faith to help out children in Ghana

Want To Know How To Help Empower...

on April 26, 2018 by

BRAVE intentionally reaches vulnerable girls (foster care/probation/sexual abuse/divorce).

Flashback: Principal Dress Codes ‘...

on April 17, 2018 by

men are sexually distracted ( need to control your eyes)  “ladies should cover up” rather than be considered sex objects

Quebec: High School Relaxes Dress Code

on April 17, 2018 by

Students say school rules should not unfairly restrict girls’ clothing

#Bracott Lizzy Martineez

on April 17, 2018 by

Lizzy Martinez, 17, was reprimanded by school officials at Braden River High School for not wearing a bra

Inside New York’s Silent Sex...

on April 16, 2018 by

Taking kids who are in need of help, preying upon that need, developing a relationship and then turning against them and turning…

Protecting Your Daughter Through...

on April 5, 2018 by

Here are 3 ways a protective father can see his daughter through

Social Media At 10 Reduce Wellbeing of...

on March 24, 2018 by

Increased time spent on social media at age 10 and reduced wellbeing in later adolescence—but only among girls.

Daughters More Influenced By Generous...

on March 18, 2018 by

Daughters are more likely to carry on a family tradition of philanthropic giving than sons, a recent Indiana

“I’d Rather Be Blind Than...

on March 15, 2018 by

I’m the Girl Who Clawed Her Own Eyes Out. This Is My Story.

Porn Is Not The Worst Thing On Musical...

on March 14, 2018 by

Everyone has it, she whines, even the kid whose mom is an FBI agent/social worker/pediatrician/nun.

Social Media Friends Can Bruise Your...

on March 11, 2018 by

Seeing too many social media posts from friends about their fitness activity can harm your body image, a new study contends.

The Truth About Teen Eating Disorders

on February 26, 2018 by

Diagnoses of eating disorders, specifically anorexia nervosa, carry the highest death rate of all mental health disorders.

Many Teens Take Great Care In Posting...

on February 26, 2018 by

Prticularly girls, may go to great lengths to create a favorable post…even to ask friends to like their posts

What’s Wrong With Dressing Immodestly...

on February 23, 2018 by

John Piper: “The guy you’re attracting by showing more skin is not the guy you want to marry.”

Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?

on February 3, 2018 by

Women who began having their periods before age 12 were 10 percent more likely to develop heart disease than those who were…

India Has 21 Million ‘Unwanted&...

on January 30, 2018 by

….because couples keep having children until they produce a boy

What Teen Sexting Reveals About Women...

on January 23, 2018 by

Study of sexting among 12- to 18-year-old girls, Sara E. Thomas of Northwestern University analyzed 462 stories posted,

 

Early Puberty In Girls May Take Mental...

on January 19, 2018 by

Girls who enter puberty early — possibly as young as 7 — have a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial behaviors…

CVS Is Embracing Body Positivity...

on January 18, 2018 by

80 percent of women feel worse about themselves after looking at beauty ads, and 42 percent of girls in grades one through…

Teenagers, Stop Asking For Nude Photo

on January 3, 2018 by

That our focus has been so preponderantly on the sending, not requesting, of sexts underscores the exact problem we need to address

More Pregnant Women Are Using Pot

on December 27, 2017 by

More pregnant women seem to be using pot — sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety

app Helps Parents Figure Out If Their...

on November 4, 2017 by

If it spots something fishy, whether your kid created it or received it, it sends you a real-time alert. Cannot view the picture

#MeToo

on October 25, 2017 by

Cal Thomas: My daughter and granddaughter, too

Nearly 1 In 4 Girls Depressed At Age 14

on October 20, 2017 by

UK Study

One In Four girls is depressed at age 14

on October 4, 2017 by

New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14

Should Your Kid Have Snapchat?

on September 28, 2017 by

Should Your Kid Have Snapchat? 5 Tips for Parents Raising Teens in the Digital Age