A Pumpkin Pie Recipe With Gingersnap Crust? Sounds Perfect!

By Your Teen Magazine Originally published at yourteenmag.com   Whether you make this gingersnap pumpkin pie recipe for Thanksgiving or another holiday gathering, you’re sure to get lots of raves. Let us know what time you’ll be serving the dessert. We’ll bring our forks. Courtesy of Food Networks Kitchens. MAKING PUMPKIN PIE WITH GINGERSNAP CRUST Ingredients
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12 Sites To Support You On Your Path to Morning Self-Care

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh   Is Self-Care In The Morning Not Working For You? For those of you that find mornings too difficult to carve out that time for yourself and have found it later in the day, wonderful!  It is 100%, hands down, exponentially better to have that time, then not. I encourage you to continue
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Good Behavior Online: How to Teach Your Teen Good Digital Citizenship

By Jane Parent – Originally published at yourteenmag.com DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP FOR TEENS: RULES OF GOOD ONLINE BEHAVIOR Kids have been bullying each other for decades. The old stereotype of a bully as some big, maladjusted hulk picking on a 90- pound weakling, however, simply isn’t accurate, says Nancy Willard, M.S., J.D., director of Embrace Civility. “As
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How to Make Impromptu Self-Care Doable and Fun!

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh The other day something rare, precious and phenomenal happened to me. I was surprised with the unexpected gift of 45 minutes to myself in the middle of the day. My husband had a surprise errand he had to run which would take him that amount of time to complete and my son had an impromptu
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Using Your Phone While Driving? Putting the Brakes on Distracted Driving

Originally published at yourteenmag.com By Sandra Gordon It used to be fiddling with the car radio that distracted drivers. Today, glance around at any red light, and you’ll see a different problem—drivers on their phones checking email or using Spotify. A 2017 survey by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) found that
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What Will Non-Self Care Cost You?

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh We’ve all been there! You’re doing your best to prioritize your self-care and have a string of days or even weeks under your belt of better sleep, eating, exercise or maybe even journaling and you feel amazing… only to have it interrupted by an important/ urgent “something” that derails you? The beautiful momentum that was
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5 Tips on Talking Teen Driving

How can you help your young adult become a safer driver? Here are five tips to help you talk to your child about safe driving: Be confident. Know that you can positively influence your young driver’s behavior behind the wheel. Set a good example. Be a safe driver yourself (if you are not already). Studies show that
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Say NO to Texting and Driving!

In 2011, a study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that over 40% of high schoolers admitted to texting and driving on a consistent basis. How can parent’s best prepare their kids to be safe drivers? Set a good example! Interesting fact: A poll of teenagers (12-17) found that 48% of
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Befriend Your Teen and Show Love. You Will See Wonders Happen!

Positive attention is a must for teens. Spend time with your teen to show him or her that you care. Listen to your teen when he or she talks, and respect your teen’s feelings. Don’t assume that your teen knows how much you love him or her. If your teen doesn’t seem interested in bonding,
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Is Your Teenage Daughter Acting Out?

Researchers actually found a rhythm for the fights between moms and adolescent daughters. Battles normally occur when a mom and daughter come home at the end of the day. Mom tries to assert her control and daughter tries to maintain her free, out of sight independence. Mom asks questions, perhaps too many questions. Daughter reacts
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