Tag Archive for teens

Why Teenagers Act Crazy

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ADOLESCENCE is practically synonymous in our culture with risk taking, emotional drama outlandish behavior

A Day In The Life Of A Mobile Teen ...

on July 9, 2014 by

The one thing that I have done right in the past few years is setting up a texting service

259 Million Prescriptions For...

on July 4, 2014 by

Painkiller Prescription Rates Vary Widely Among States

Flashback: Parents Play Role in Teens’...

on July 4, 2014 by

Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

Oh Crap: The Fears of Teens Today

on July 2, 2014 by

Do you know what teens fear?

Teens Using Facebook More

on June 27, 2014 by

Nearly half of the respondents, 12 and 17, said they were using Facebook more than they were a year ago

Belonging: Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

on June 26, 2014 by

“pseudomature” behavior was an even stronger predictor of problems with alcohol and drugs than levels of drug use in early adolescence

Belonging: 13 in Years, but 10 or 15 in...

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Pseudo-mature behaviors in early adolescence predicts “significant difficulties in social functioning” up to 10 years later

One Simple Secret For Getting Teens To...

on June 19, 2014 by

Parents should not…

Teens Still Want To Talk Face To Face

on June 9, 2014 by

52% believe using social media and text helps their friendships and 32% believe it helps with family.

Michigan 14-Year-Old Begins 40-Mile Trek...

on June 8, 2014 by

The trek’s goal is to raise awareness for the muscle disorder and to grab the attention of doctors, engineers and entrepreneurs and…

Teen Boys Online Porn Viewing Behavior...

on June 8, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

Teens, Fitting Rooms and Social Media

on June 6, 2014 by

Social media is an identity fitting room for teens. It allows them to fabricate themselves and test out different persona’s as they…

Call Of Duty Linked To The Suicides Of...

on June 5, 2014 by

A coroner has slammed Call of Duty after a string of teenagers who regularly played it killed themselves

“Brainstorm: The Power And Purpose...

on June 2, 2014 by

Mark Matlock shares PART 1 of his interview with Dr. Dan Siegel

Today’s Teenagers Are The Best...

on May 30, 2014 by

The Centers for Disease Control

Why Mothers & Daughters Fight And...

on May 22, 2014 by

By Kara Powell

How To Track Your Teen Driver

on May 22, 2014 by

Car crashes are the No. 1 cause of teenage deaths

Energy Drinks Linked to Unhealthy Teen...

on May 17, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

Parents Play Role in Teens’...

on May 14, 2014 by

Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

Teens Who Expect To Die Young Are More...

on May 14, 2014 by

I always thought it would be much better to be dead than in jail

Understanding Why Social Media Is So...

on May 13, 2014 by

Step back, try to stay calm and try to listen to your kids. What are they trying to achieve?

Frequent Nightmares May Indicate...

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by Jim Liebelt

High Antidepressant Dose Linked to...

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by Jim Liebelt

Guilty of Meanness: City Contemplates...

on May 9, 2014 by

So, if you “embarrass” or “make fun” of someone, you could be found to have violated the statute?

More Positive Teen Trends and Stories...

on May 9, 2014 by

A small group of teens actually helped design and plan the whole conference over the last year

Flashback: Positive Teen Trends in 2014

on May 9, 2014 by

When we think about teens we almost automatically think of the negative. What about the Positive

New App Keeps Teens From Texting Behind...

on May 7, 2014 by

It locks a cell phone when a car is moving more than 10 miles per hour

New Sex-Ed Policy For Broward Schools?

on May 7, 2014 by

5-12 HPV, dating violence, abstinence, sexting and social media to sexual orientation, gender identity and contraceptive options

Main Session Notes From The Orange...

on May 6, 2014 by

We are going to say YES #OC14

Flashback: How To Capture The Hearts Of...

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The goal isn’t to get them interested in the church, but rather to train them to… follow Him

Are Teens Growing More Social?

on May 1, 2014 by

5 Ideas to “Socialize” the Socially Isolated

“Beezin” New Teen Trend

on April 28, 2014 by

Those who are into “Beezin” say it adds to experience of being drunk or high

Disturbing Teen Prank

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‘Swatting’ Gamers Hoax incident triggers massive police response

Teens Who Suffer A Concussion More...

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Students who reported a previous TBI were more than three times more likely than those who had not had a head injury…

Parents Prefer Phones To Kids?

on April 22, 2014 by

One child threw a parent’s phone down the toilet

Families Spent How Much On Prom Last...

on April 18, 2014 by

Consider some crazy statistics and ask some hard questions of ourselves and the families in our ministries

Car Crashes Are The No. 1 Killer Of...

on April 16, 2014 by

More than 2,800 teens die in car crashes every year

Casual Pot Use Causes Brain...

on April 16, 2014 by

“What we’re seeing is changes in people’s core brain regions that you never, ever want to fool around with,”

Youth Ministry Families and Internet...

on April 7, 2014 by

It’s not uncommon for me to hear addicted clients say, “I was a kid when I accidentally found pornography

Why Teens Compulsively Use Social Media

on April 6, 2014 by

To Craft Their Own Identity

Anonymous Social Media App Poses Dangers...

on April 4, 2014 by

Regardless of any “anonymity”…do have the ability to trace messages back to the point of origin

Watch Out: SnapHack Saves Your Snapchats...

on April 4, 2014 by

Next time you use Snapchat, remember that someone on the other end might be saving your private stuff

10 Ways You Can Raise The Evangelistic...

on April 2, 2014 by

Mobilizing teenagers to evangelize their peers can be a challenge

Apps Costing More Than Just Money

on March 31, 2014 by

Kids’ Misuse of Certain Apps Puts Them at Unnecessary Risk

As Many As 65,ooo Youth In Canada Are...

on March 27, 2014 by

Homeless Facts & Stats In Canada

Social Media Affecting Teens’...

on March 26, 2014 by

Teens feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see

“Should I Allow My 13-Year-Old To Use&...

on March 24, 2014 by

Keeping Social Media Safe

‘Nymphomaniac’ Star: 4 Hours Of...

on March 21, 2014 by

So what’s the big fuss? “I think it’s remnants from when the church had much more influence

Tech Inventory

on March 21, 2014 by

“Dad! You’re alllllways on your phone!”

Teens Say They Don’t Text Or Drink...

on March 20, 2014 by

Half of teens who say they never text while driving admitted to texting at red lights or stop signs

Teen Movies Hit People

on March 20, 2014 by

New Documentary Beyond Clueless Looks At The Impact Of Teen Movies

To Keep Teenagers Alert, Schools Let...

on March 19, 2014 by

Teenagers are developmentally driven to be late to bed, late to rise

Flashback: Homeschoolers Are Healthier,...

on March 19, 2014 by

44.5% of students who attend traditional schools don’t get enough sleep

The Message A Middle Schooler Probably...

on March 19, 2014 by

I think we owe it to them to give them a break

The Upside/Downside of Using Parents as...

on March 19, 2014 by

Rick Lawrence: So I asked our 180-member team of youth ministry advisors for their input…

The Power of Showing Up

on March 19, 2014 by

Yet maybe our greatest impact occurs when we’re present for kids’ big moments

Why Teens Compulsively Use Social Media

on March 10, 2014 by

To Be….

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Low-income Home Strife Drives Earlier...

on March 9, 2014 by

Medical Xpress

The Newest Sticky Faith Resource

on March 8, 2014 by

Can I Ask That? 8 Hard Questions About God And Faith Teenagers Are Asking

Teens’ Brain Structure May Be Altered...

on March 4, 2014 by

..nicotine, creating a well-worn pattern of craving and satisfaction that’s difficult to break

US Teens Using Game Consoles More for...

on March 2, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

New Research About Teens, Social Media, ...

on February 27, 2014 by

Fuller Youth Institute

Did the Abstinence Movement Actually...

on February 25, 2014 by

What kind of impact might our culture have had on students if there had not been a sexual abstinence movement in

Teens Allegedly Carve Swastika In Boy&...

on February 25, 2014 by

shocking..how ignorant the teens were of the consequences of what they were doing


on February 23, 2014 by

Equipping Parents for an Ongoing Conversation about Internet Pornography

generation like

on February 22, 2014 by

What happen when the traditional teenage quest for identity and connection occurs online?

Smart band for teens

on February 22, 2014 by

A modular bracelet designed to let young users send secret messages, unlock game levels..

Violent Video Games Can Stunt Moral...

on February 15, 2014 by

those who played..for three hours or longer each day were detached from the outside world

Teen Consumption of Energy Drinks Linked...

on February 15, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

Digital Device Use Leads To Eye Strain...

on February 13, 2014 by

The symptoms may include dry, red and irritated eyes, fatigue, eye strain, blurry vision, problems focusing, headaches, neck and shoulder pain

Flappy Bird Is Not Dead?

on February 12, 2014 by

Fall Out Boy plans to release a version of Flappy Bird called Fall Out Bird

Used iPhone With Flappy Bird Selling for...

on February 12, 2014 by

The starting price was $650. Within hours, it jumped to $99,900, with 74 bids placed

Three Major Faith and Culture Trends for...

on February 12, 2014 by

Barna Group

Bold Parenting Book…Dr. Lars Rood

on February 11, 2014 by

Book Review By Mike Liebler

Strongest negative teen emotions: shame

on February 11, 2014 by

Rachel Blom

UK: Generation Stress

on February 10, 2014 by

Thousands of children aged 10 and under are being treated for depression, stress and anxiety

Heavy Teen Marijuana Use May Lead to...

on February 9, 2014 by

“We see that adolescents are at a very vulnerable stage neurodevelopmentally,”

‘World’s Dumbest Teen Criminals’

on February 8, 2014 by

Four Teens Arrested After They Make Epic Mistake

New Ad Campaign Shows Teens the Real...

on February 6, 2014 by

Targeting 10 million teens..$115 million campaign will run on TV on channels such as MTV, radio, print, online and out of…

teens are the worst monetizing...

on February 6, 2014 by

teens may be cheap to find on Facebook..but they generate least revenue-per-click in return

The Tragic Story of Ryan Loskarn. . .

on February 5, 2014 by

And Discussions We Must Have With Our Kids. . .

What Kids Will See at Super Bowl 48

on February 2, 2014 by

Preparing for the “Family” Entertainment

5 Bad Reasons People Leave Their Church

on January 30, 2014 by

There are good reasons to change churches, but there are a lot more bad reasons

Being A Teen In 2013

on January 28, 2014 by

2013 In Review

New Skydog Router Lets Parents Monitor...

on January 27, 2014 by

Allowing you to monitor every single gadget and person on them in your home

Smartphones for Kids?

on January 27, 2014 by

“Do you know where your children are?”

Introducing iParent.TV – keeping...

on January 26, 2014 by

58% kids know how to hide online activities from parents.46% would change behavior if parents were paying attention

Obama: Marijuana no more dangerous than...

on January 20, 2014 by

“Middle-class kids don’t get locked up for smoking pot, and poor kids do,”

Flashback: Teen Pot Use Could Hurt Brain...

on January 20, 2014 by

Young pot smokers could be damaging brain structures critical to memory and reasoning

Teen Brains Really Are Wired to Seek...

on January 18, 2014 by

Teen brain is more responsive to rewards compared to adults and to younger children

The Collateral Damage of a Teenager?

on January 17, 2014 by

What about the Parents?

‘Suicide Martyrs’

on January 16, 2014 by

13,000 Teens complete Hamas training camps to emulate ‘suicide martyrs’

Teen Dies Saving Classmates From Suicide...

on January 15, 2014 by

“I saw Aitzaz trying to get hold of a guy and then there was a big explosion,” sacrificed his life to…

Teens and Texting Infographic

on January 15, 2014 by

Youth Ministry Media

The Teen ‘Selfie Olympics’

on January 14, 2014 by

Causing Teenagers To Take Insane Pictures Of Themselves

The Digital Generation Is Here ...

on January 14, 2014 by

1/10 boys code, and 1/3 want to learn

Marijuana, Teenagers and Youth Ministry

on January 13, 2014 by

By Greg Stier

The Power of Porn

on January 11, 2014 by

How It’s Damaging a Young Generation