How to Take Control of Your Holiday’s with 3 Social Self-Care Lists

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh The holidays are just around the corner, are you dreading seeing certain family members that press your buttons? Is the idea of visiting people you love for the holidays dragged down by the idea of having to interact with that one out of bounds person that always manages to get under your skin
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Thanksgiving Charity: Passing On The Philanthropic Hat

By Beth Wain Brandon Originally published at yourteenmag.com Philanthropy has been a way of life for generations in my family. My father grew up in a struggling family in Brooklyn, NY where his father was a member of the Kiblitcher Society, a fraternal benevolent organization of men who came from Kiblitch, Russia. When one family
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16 and Safe?

Has your teen recently reached that milestone of 16 candles?  That special time of celebration for any teen – later curfews, more opportunities, and finally obtaining the coveted driver’s license – a first taste of freedom in their journey to adulthood.  But this freedom comes with the responsibility of being a safe citizen on our
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The Dangers of Teenage Driving: Top 10 Risky Behaviors

By Dana Baker-Willams  Originally published at yourteenmag.com   The teenage years are an exciting time with new independence, later curfews and a physical independence in the form of a car—whether it’s as a new driver or as a passenger in a friend’s car.  It’s a time that can be both liberating and frightening for parents.
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Having a Job in High School: How Many Hours Should Your Teen Work?

By Bryan Johnston Originally published at yourteenmag.com   I have a fifteen-year-old son, and I have told him that by this time next year he will have a part-time job. The news continuously highlights stories of students graduating from college with mountains of debt that takes decades to pay off. Anything we can do to
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Got H.O.P.E.?

Across America, communities everywhere are facing the growing epidemic of opioid addiction. Local health departments have risen to the challenge through local initiatives to raise awareness and save lives.  Statistics show that males, ages 19-29 years old, are the leading demographic struggling with this addiction. The  H.O.P.E. (Heroin Opioid Prevention & Education) task force of
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