Kids and Teens
18 Oct 14 - Kids And Teens News
Kids and teenagers with mental health issues deserve early intervention
Some kids are clean-cut, others scruffy, the variety of the student outfit an eternal hallmark of Australian schooling. But, as we approach 2015, most teens now accessorise with a mobile device, using social media to converse with their peers and the ...
Why Kids Sext
It seemed to Lowe, in those early days, as if something had gone seriously wrong under his nose, and that's how the media reported it: “Deputies Bust Massive Teen Sexting Ring in Louisa County,” one headline said. The word ring stuck out, as if an ...
Your kid's brain on pot: The real effects of marijuana on teens
Like it or not, your kids will probably try marijuana. So will their friends. Canadian teens are more than twice as likely as adults to smoke pot - and have the highest rate of cannabis use in the developed world.
Parents and Teens Aren't Embarrassed by the Sex Talk Anymore
What the inquiry found was that eight out of 10 young people have talked to their parents about sexuality. Among those pairs, about half of the parents said they started having the talk with their kids by age 10 and 80% initiated the conversation by ...
US Kids and Teens Eat Too Much Salt, CDC Finds
Higher sodium intake has consequences beyond poor health for US children and teenagers. A study published in August 2014 in The American Journal of Managed Care found that a child with hypertension cost the healthcare system an extra $1000 a year ...
Five things adults get wrong about their teenage kids
Because my job is writing books for, about, and from the perspectives of young teens, I stay in close touch with people who are in middle and high school.
Kids, teens can learn to knit at Burt Wood
Michelle Marra of Taunton will be offering Knitting for Kids (ages 8-12) and Knitting for Teens (ages 13-18) at The Burt Wood School of Performing Arts.
What are the best diverse books for children and teenagers?
Children's authors, poets and illustrators, including Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Grace Nicholls and Wendy Meddour, recommend diverse books that inspired them to children and teens today. We want this blog to grow big and even more beautiful so send us your ...
Islander seeks funds to light up kids and teens on the island's dark roads
To help island children be more visible during the dark days of winter, an islander is raising funds to purchase lights and make them available to all island children and teens who need one. Wendy Wharton, a retired registered nurse, is leading the ...
New in Theaters This Week for Kids & Teens
New in theaters this week for kids and teens are three diverse films: a Nicholas Sparks romance, a Guillermo del Toro musical extravaganza, and another amazing film from Studio Ghibli.
Is Apple Becoming the Favorite Brand of Kids and Teens?
However, ZDNet notes that a Zact survey in 2013 projected that smartphone ownership rates among U.S. children and teens would increase dramatically.
Kids tune out passion for music once they hit teens
Music Generation is calling for an overhaul in how music is taught to teenagers, saying that while 75pc of the programme's 20,000 participants are between the ages of five and 12, this drops to 17.5pc for teenagers aged 13 and up. Speaking at the Music ...
Why Parents Should Stop Freaking Out About Teens Sexting
Temple suggested that if parents catch their teenagers swapping sexts, they should see it as an opportunity instead of a crisis.
How to Talk to Kids and Teens About Mental Illness
But despite the prevalence of conditions such as depression, bipolar and schizophrenia, many children and teenagers know little about these real - and treatable - diseases.
Things Not To Do When Dealing With Teenage Kids
When it comes to parenting teenagers, parents must understand that many strategies can be ineffective. In this article, we go on to discuss things that are ineffective whilst dealing with teenage kids. As parents, you must strictly note that certain ...
Renal and Thyroid Cancer Increased in US Kids and Teens
"If cancer runs in your family, tell your child's pediatrician." According to a new study - published Sept. 10 in the journal Pediatrics - rates of renal and thyroid cancer increased among children and teens in the US between 2001 and 2009. Lead ...
Gay Kids Share Their Stories On 'Nick News With Linda Ellerbee: Coming Out ...
Since 1992, “Nick News with Linda Ellerbee” on the Nickelodeon channel has been unafraid to tackle serious issues, giving children and teenagers a chance to voice their concerns and opinions on topics such as parental alcoholism, autism, HIV and AIDS, ...
How kids and teens can find the ideal creative escape in theatre
Neighbourhoods like Downsview have been underserved and in deep need of programs and activities for children and youth.Altogether Arts Connection is a newly opened visual and performing arts centre offering quality classes and programs in Theatre, ...
Sour Patch Kids "Breaks Out" a YouTube Series to Lure Teenage Fans
"Breaking Out" is a scripted YouTube series by Mondelez International's Sour Patch Kids candy. The company hopes to use the popularity of its YouTube stars to appeal to its teenage audience. Popular Mondelez International candy Sour Patch Kids has ...
Prescription drug abuse part of 'secret life' of teens
When teens want to get high, many don't even have to leave home. All it takes is a visit to their parents' medicine cabinet.
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