For all the talk about bullies, they still exist. Even if your school has a no-bullying policy, you know that that policy has holes in it. People still bully other people. People still bully you. What can you do? When you’re being bullied, what are your options? Bullying includes physical intimidation, of course, people shoving […]
It’s hard enough being a teen these days, without any added problems or pressures. But when your parents are never around, things can get really tough. While many teens might think that having total freedom and no parents to boss them around and nag them would be a dream come true, the reality is that […]
The term enabler is often used when we talk about addictions, but it also applies to all sorts of other problematic behaviors. An enabler is a person who encourages or enables negative or self-destructive behavior in another (Google Dictionary). For teens, this could look like lying for a friend so they don’t get in trouble […]
My friend always asks me to help him with his homework, and the other day he asked me for an answer on the test. I’m afraid I’m going to get in trouble. I want to say no but don’t know how to. The thing about cheating, is that teachers usually punish the kids who give […]
Like most things, social media has its pros and cons. It can be a great way to share information with a lot of people quickly, to keep up with what is going in the lives of the people you care about, and even to stay informed about what’s going on in the world. You can […]
From the minute you come into your parents’ lives, all they really want for you is success. In the early years, they watch you succeed at reaching developmental milestones, like smiling, crawling, walking and talking. This likely brought your parents so much joy that they have tons of videos and photos of everything you did! […]
College Admissions Counselors were asked "When you read applications, what qualities were always an immediate turn-off?"