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Weight Loss Tips and Tricks for Teens

Being an overweight teenager can be a horrible experience. Those that have been there will tell you that being overweight affected their self-esteem, ability to get dates, and popularity – all three of which are highly important to most teenagers. Some teenagers also suffer the additional trauma of being teased about their weight. If you More »

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a toll-free, 24-hour, confidential hotline for suicide prevention, which targets everybody who is in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Just by calling the hotline, anybody’s call is directed to the crisis center, which is nearest the origin of the call. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has at least 150 More »

Facing Facebook with Tweens and Teens

“Everybody’s doing it!” These words strike terror into the hearts of most parents. Unfortunately, in the case of Facebook, it’s essentially the truth. Facebook pages can be about everything from the family dog to slices of pizza. While Facebook is an excellent social networking tool and has facilitated the rekindling of many a friendship, it More »

Can She Recover? Your Daughter’s Inappropriate Photo Goes Viral

Today’s teenagers use the Internet and their smartphones for the vast majority of their social interaction, but this can easily backfire on them if something damaging such as an inappropriate photo gets posted online. It can be easy for a spiteful ex-boyfriend or a bully to gain access to private photos. It is very important More »

Does Using Facebook Cause Teenage Depression?

The rise of social media has changed the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world, but can the use of social media lead to depression? In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a report that suggested social media sites such as Facebook could lead to depression in adolescents. Researchers in the More »

Minette Riordan, Ph.D, Certified Parent Coach

Connecting people to each other is Minette Riordan’s passion because she believes that it is the bedrock of true happiness. Minette is continuously trying to search for ways to help people so that they will be able to connect with their higher self and with other people. She is a business owner, a community volunteer, More »