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Teen Dating Violence: Can You Spot the Warning Signs of Abuse?

By Liz Bergren Entering a romantic relationship for the first time is an adolescent rite of passage. We get thrown into the complexities of what it means to love and be loved, touched, and potentially hurt and/or rejected. Our early … Continue reading

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12 Cyber Dilemmas to Get Teens Talking

From cyberbullying to privacy concerns, today’s connected teens face a host of ethical dilemmas and potential dangers. Use these twelve discussion starters to ignite meaningful conversations with teens about responsible ways to get connected while staying safe online: You started … Continue reading

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The Texting Principal

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed. D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide As a principal of a large high school, I needed to figure out how I would develop connections with my students when there were so many of them—nearly … Continue reading

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Talking to Teens About Sexting

By Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D., coauthor of Words Wound Many parents worry that cell phones are an easy place for teens to experiment with sexual activity by sending explicit messages and photos that could follow them in life and have … Continue reading

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by Ali Dotson, Free Spirit copyeditor IDKAYBKUWAOTAKUTIGMAMD. (I don’t know about you, but keeping up with all of the abbreviations kids use today is getting more and more difficult.) *sigh* Of course, kids aren’t alone in using clever abbreviations for … Continue reading

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