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Why Your Teen Needs Privacy

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As parents we feel a certain pride when our teens stake out their rights to more and more autonomy.  After all, it’s a natural and necessary evolution from childhood to adulthood, a signifier that our ‘child is alright’ and that we are doing a ‘good enough’ job at parenting.  However, …

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10 Signs Of Eating Disorders In Teens

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Eating disorders are complex mental health disorders. If an eating disorder is left untreated it can lead to serious complications, that could end up in fatality. Complications can include heart attacks, tachycardia and heart arrhythmia. Anorexia nervosa has the highest fatality rate of any mental health disorder. The most common …

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6 Tips For Managing Teen Mental Health In 2022

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The teen years can be rocky at best, however with the current state of the world with covid and the increase in online activities it can be harder than ever to manage teen mental health. There are many factors that influence teen mental health and it is important to note …

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7 Tips for Buying Gifts for Teenagers

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For many people, buying a gift for teenagers is the most difficult thing to do. Teenagers are notoriously picky and opinionated about everything from how they dress to what type of music they like. It’s no wonder that it can be difficult to buy gifts for 14 year old boys …

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Common Issues Faced By The Youth Today

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When the word ‘youth’ appears, it is important to define it. Youth is an age category that comprises of people from 15-24 years of age. The category includes teens and young adults. Issues are everywhere. It pervades every age group whether it is an infant or an old person. But …

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10 Tips On How To Prepare Your Kids For Adulthood

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It takes time for teenagers to slowly learn and practice important adult life skills, like managing finances, driving a car, finding a job, doing their own laundry, arranging medical appointments, and more. This means you need to start early to prepare your kids for adulthood. Even small kids can be …

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Cyber Bullying and Teen Girls: Tips To Help Her Cope

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Over the last decade teenagers across the world have been exposed not only to traditional tactics of bullying in real life, but also the added layer of cyber bullying with the advent of social media. The effects of bullying are varied and can harm the victim’s emotional well-being, self-esteem, reputation …

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The Science Behind Risk-Taking Teens

Many parents get carried away by the thought of their teens using drugs, having unprotected sex, and driving drunk because those are the horrors stories we hear about on the news and from other parents. Research shows us that teenagers aren’t crazy, but they are very impressionable and can make …

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Essential Skin Care for Teenagers

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Adolescence is a particularly interesting time where a person undergoes through various changes in her or her life. One of these changes includes bodily hormonal changes that can affect your skin. Oftentimes, many teenagers experience skin issues like acne and oily skin due to hormonal changes so it’s important to …

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4 Gifts To Give Your Boy Or Girl On Their Sweet Sixteen

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Your son’s or daughter’s 16th birthday is a very special occasion. Your kid is approaching adulthood. Making this occasion ideal is not always an easy job because teenagers have different preferences. KeuzeHelper understands how confusing a gift hunt can be. This is why the site has a nice collection of …

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5 Easy Ways to Get Party Ready Hair in Your Teens

5 Easy Ways To Get Party Ready Hair In Your Teens

As a teenager, there’s often nothing more important than having hair that’s going to seriously impress everyone at that party you’re going to. With hair that has tons of volume and shine, you’re going to be the star of the party. Everyone isn’t going to be able to take their …

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Teenage Pregnancy in South Africa 2013/ 2014

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According to Times Live teenage pregnancy in South Africa for the financial year 2013/ 2014 was about 21 000 girls, including 717 primary school girls. Read the article here. The teenage years are a difficult time for most adolescents. A teenage pregnancy will affect every aspect of the girl’s mental …

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