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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘teenagers’

Teen Sues Parents for School Fees in Legal Family Feud

A New Jersey high school honors student is suing her parents for abandoning her while she was still attending school. Rachel Canning, 18, is demanding that her parents pay her remaining private high school costs. She claims that her parents, Sean and Elizabeth Canning, gave her two ultimatums before she moved out: to leave her boyfriend or to leave home. …

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Depression: How Teens Are Falling Victim To It

The people in generation Y, often called the @ generation, are considered the one’s who’ve immersed themselves in technology the most, for the way they’ve replaced traditional ways of communication with social media, and how they’ve embraced technology from very early on. But, some have complained that the younger generation relies too much on technology and gadgetry, to the point …

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Girls Missing Since Sleepover Reportedly Found Safe

It was supposed to be a fun weekend sleepover at the Tourdot house. Sadly for the parents of two missing California teens, it has turned into a nightmare scenario. “[The] last thing a parent wants is your kids to go missing,” said father Donald Bolt when he spoke to KABC-TV. 12-year-old Raylynn Bolt and her friend 14-year-old Diana Tourdot vanished …

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Wendy Williams Cries on Air About Family Troubles

Wendy Williams broke down crying on her talk show this week about some family troubles she’s been experiencing. Recently having problems with her 13-year-old son, she cried about her fear that her son doesn’t like her. As anyone with children knows, parenting isn’t always a picnic, and sometimes things get incredibly hard to handle. Mothers love their children and when …

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Mary-Louise Parker Fights for Troubled Son in “Jamesy Boy”

In a sneak-peek clip of Mary-Louise Parker’s upcoming-featured film,” Jamesy Boy,” it shows a mother who fights to keep her gang-related son in school.   Based on a true story about James Burns, portrayed by Spencer Lofranco, the film illustrates the let downs a young 14-year-old teen experienced by the school system. The clip, however, shows a prelude to the administration’s admission rejection. …

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Two Teenage Girls Take Selfies Before Robbery

When you’re a teenager influenced by a hubris culture, taking a picture of yourself (a “selfie” as they say) and your friend wearing ski masks and clenching knives is the only way to show how cool you are, even if it’s used against you in a court of law. Such is the case with a 17-year-old girl and her accomplice. …

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Teen Shoots 6-Year-Old Sister, Young Girl In Stable Condition

A little over a week after a young boy shot and killed his younger sister, another similar tragedy has occurred after a teen shot his 6-year-old sister in the chest. The difference is that this young girl survived. The Sun-Sentinel reports that a 13-year-old boy accidentally shot his 6-year-old sister in the chest with a handgun at their Oakland Park …

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3 Teens Killed In Indiana Crash; 3 Others Injured

Traffic accidents are the number one killer of teens in the U.S. One small town in Indiana has experienced this unfortunate statistic one too many times. The AP is reporting that three teenagers from the small town of Versailles, Indiana died this week after a collision involving two trucks at an intersection. The teenagers – 18-year-old Samantha Hanson, 17-year-old Timothy …

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Pot And Psychosis Go Hand-In-Hand In Teenagers

It’s believed that psychosis is oftentimes a side effect of marijuana use. It’s considered especially prevalent in teenagers who use the drug. A recent study, however, has found that some teenagers use the drug to treat preexisting mental health conditions that fall under the psychosis moniker. Reuters reports that a new Dutch study looked to map the relationship between pot …

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Most Teen Girls Don’t Tell Parents When Facebook Creeps Chat Them Up

If you’re fortunate enough to have already gotten your awkward and formative teenage years out of the way, count your lucky stars because teenagers are all but being sucked down into the third level of internet hell these days. A new survey by McAfee involving more than 1,000 teenagers aged 13 to 17 in the United States revealed that teens’ …

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How Much Have Kids Changed Between 1982-2012?

The following infographic covers the differences in music, movies, video games, and sports stars that have influenced the generations. According to this source, kids today are less likely to use marijuana and cigarettes and more likely to practice safe sex, however, they are less likely to finish high school. Decreased graduation risks might be correlated with the devaluation of college …

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How Do Today’s Teens Compare To Their ’80s Counterparts? [Infographic]

I let nostalgia take over yesterday, when I posted some Encyclopedia Britannica commercials from the ’80s and ’90s. Those poor kids were always having to walk to the library, just to get information for school reports. One of my favorite lines from the commercials comes when the kid enumerates the many new devices his parents bought him: “They bought me …

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