Reality programming makes up more than half of all television shows today. Reality shows have been blamed for teenagers’ poor self-image and disconnect with the real world.
Most parents of teens share a similar fear – the fear of teenage pregnancy. However, fewer and fewer potentially young grandparents are seeing this worry become a reality.
Plastic additives called phthalates are used widely in various products and were once considered harmless. But their safety has been questioned in recent years.
Few events are more tragic for a school to manage than a student's suicide. Talking to students about the death appropriately, however, might prevent additional suicides at the school.
Substance abuse is a serious issue for any teen girl, but if that girl is pregnant, the problem is exponentially greater. Extra support might be necessary to help pregnant teens get sober.