The 100 Deadliest Days (Memorial Day to Labor Day) for teens has started, and we wanted to share some tips to help parents keep their teenagers safe behind the wheel.
We had the chance to talk with Bill Wade, National Program Manager for Tire Rack Street Survival (a national non-profit teen driving program) and here’s what we learned:
Why is there an increased risk for teen drivers during the summer?
When you first had sex, did you tell your parents? Either parent? BOTH of them?
In my case, being a 70s child, I never discussed sexuality (my own or others) with my mother or father. After I had three kids in my 30s, I assume they figured out I knew what to do between the sheets. But the subject continued to be an unexplored, let’s say completely closed, family topic.
Sometimes it’s so hard not to get caught up in the craziness that is parenting. We all want our kids to get ahead, to have an edge, to be the best they can be.
When you were in high school, did you know any seniors who were dating freshmen? Probably.
But do you ever remember any of them getting arrested for sexual battery? Probably not.
One Florida teenager was expelled and is now facing felony charges for "lewd and lascivious battery on a child 12 to 16." Her crime - entering into a consensual relationship with a younger female classmate.
Tomorrow is my daughter’s 16th birthday. Her one request is to get a car and my response is always the same, “That is not going to happen."
My daughter is turning eleven next week. Let me just say that again, because I’m not really sure that I wrote that right. My daughter is turning ELEVEN next week.
Every parenting self-help primer seems to stress how important the ages 0 to 5 are for children’s development.
Our house has been crazy (well crazier than it normally is with six children running around) as my two oldest daughters have been busy preparing for their junior/senior proms. For months they have laid awake at night talking about what they would wear and shared their visions of the “Cinderella” moment that would soon be here.
On April 18, a profanity-filled email from Delta Gamma sorority sister Rebecca Martinson hit the Internet via Gawker and Deadspin. The blistering rant from Martinson, a junio
By now you've probably heard about the Tarpon Springs rape case, but just in case you haven't, here are the basic facts:
Jared Alissandratos, a 17-year-old Tarpon Springs High School student, was charged last week with sexual battery of a physically incapacitated (intoxicated) girl.