Tag Teenagers

Facebook and Instagram Are Damaging Children’s Mental Health Before Age 14- New Study

A new study has found that social media raises children’s risk of mental health problems by up to half.  The study of more than 10,000 children showed that checking various social media platforms weekly means the risk of suffering “psychological

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Why Indian Sisters, Jyoti And Neha, Who Faked Their Personalities For Four Years Were Honoured

Two teenage sisters, Jyoti Kumari,18,  and her 16-year-old sister, Neha in India were recently honored for their grit and determination in a patriarchal country like India where the roles of men and women are exclusive to each other. The girls were honored

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Sex Education: 5 Core Things I’m Teaching My 13-Year-Old Daughter

Growing up, my mum had a very close relationship with all three of us and didn’t shun discussing core issues like the birds and the bees. I remember I was about 11 when she started the ‘big talk’ with me.

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Ask the Experts: Had My First Child Despite PCOS 4 Years Ago. Why Can’t I Conceive Again?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. 6 years ago, I was diagnosed of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Notwithstanding, I welcomed my first child without complications about

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Twelve Questions Your Teenager Child Is Reluctant To Ask You But Should

Mark Wealth Twelve questions from the mind of inquisitive teenagers. They won’t feel comfortable about asking these questions especially if you’ve been overly restrictive in your style of parenting. Do you have appropriate answers to these questions that are very

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How 17 Year Old Shot His Sister on His Birthday

Martaevious Santiago, 17, reportedly pointed a loaded semi-automatic handgun at his sister Tedra King, 13 as she turned away after giving him a hug in the kitchen of the family’s Florida City home, pulled the trigger and killed her. He

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6 Ways to Fix Rude Teen Behavior

Parents at one point in time will have to deal with their rude teenagers. Their hormones are raging all over the place and are still coming to terms with their new developments. While the behaviour of a rude teen may

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6 Parenting Habits to Develop as Your Child Becomes a Teen

As children develop into teens, the overall influence a parent has on them becomes  limited, whether the parent accepts it or not. They come in fourth behind friends, teachers, and, the Internet. The best a parent can do is to

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How to Fix Rude Teen Behavior 

Teen years are the period that most parents dread, because these are the times when your little angel becomes a little “monster”. The hormones start to kick in, they start becoming attracted to boys or girl, they are more secluded,

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9 Basic Life Skills Your Teenager Should Learn

As parents, you undoubtedly love your child and want the best for them. But sometimes in giving them the best, we tend to pamper them too much and  unknowingly shield them from the chance to learn important life skills. These are

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Ask An Expert: My Daughter Bleeds Slightly In Between Her Periods. Is This Normal?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: My 17-year-old daughter has a regular 28 day circle but bleeds slightly in between periods. What could be the

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5 Ways To Help Your Adolescents Adjust To A Change Of Environment.

Moving to a new neighbourhood, town, or country can be challenging for children, especially teenagers. Since they are already going through rapid physical changes and have neither the resilience nor experience of adults, they may have a hard time adjusting

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Hilarious! Father Recreates His Teenage Children’s Selfies

A father, from Washington, identified as Chris Martin, recreates “sexy” selfies of his teenage children and posts them on social media in an attempt to get them to stop taking them. “So my daughter has been posting sexy selfies of

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7 Tips on Dealing With Teenage Defiance

In the bid to exercise their will and independence, teenagers often question and defy rules and advice given by their parents and other authority figures in their lives. This exposes parents to frequent emotionally draining hiccups. While teenage defiance is

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5 Things Your Teen Really Wishes You Knew

Are you raising a teenager? Note the following to help you understand them better and foster a healthier relationship… 1. No matter how much I pretend not to, I really need you. It’s common for teenagers to act all grown,

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Read this Shocking Story about How a Woman Convinced Teen Girls to Trade Their Virginity for Money

Kampuchea Thmey Daily News reports that a Cambodian court has ordered the temporary imprisonment of a woman, Eng Bopha who convinced schoolgirls to sell their virginity in exchange for money. The judge of municipal court temporarily imprisoned the 32-year-old woman who

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New Study Claims Texting Adversely Affects Girls’ Academic Performance

If your teenage daughter’s school grades are dwindling, you might want to find out if she obsessed with chatting apps and help her kick the habit as a new study claims texting can affect teenage girls’ school grades, but has

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A-Z STYLE PARENTING

A-Z STYLE PARENTING What does STYLE mean to you? Fashion and beauty is great, lifestyles decorated with posh cars and houses are fabulous.  For us at MIS, style transcends beyond the display of wealth and an expression of all the

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