Three Ways to Use Social Media Positively

By Rubina Kapil on June 19, 2019 “While notable shares [of teens] say they at times feel overwhelmed by the drama on social media and pressure to construct only positive images of themselves, they simultaneously credit these online platforms with several positive outcomes – including strengthening friendships, exposing them to different viewpoints and helping people […]


WHAT TEENS WISH OTHER TEENS KNEW ABOUT PREVENTING TEEN PREGNANCY When it comes to teen pregnancy – why it happens and how to prevent it – teens get loads of advice from adults, but they aren’t often asked to offer their own. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy set out to change this by […]

Ectopic Pregnancy

For more information, visit the original article: What is an ectopic pregnancy? The Fallopian tube is the most common site for ectopic pregnancies, but they can also occur on the ovary or the peritoneal surface of the abdominal cavity. An ectopic pregnancy is one which is implanted in a site outside the uterine cavity. […]


MY GIRLFRIEND’S PREGNANT!!! WHAT DO I DO NOW???!!! Are your feelings: Shock? Disbelief? Denial? Fear? Anger? My future is ruined? I’m too young? I just want to escape? Or maybe you and your girlfriend planned this, and your feelings are: Happy? Excited? A little scared? Concerned about telling your parents? Whatever your initial feelings are, […]

In A Relationship

In A Relationship Courtesy  What do you want in a relationship? Whether you’re single or dating, what do you want in a relationship? Positive Qualities to Live By and Look For Here are eight positive qualities to strive for; but equally important, you should look for these qualities in your choice of boyfriend/girlfriend. Be sure […]

Holly did not die in vain Launches Website in Memory of Holly Patterson by MONTY L. PATTERSON on SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 MIFEPRISTONE MEDICAL ABORTION: 11 YEARS LATER Approved in the U.S. on September 28, 2000, the mifepristone Abortion Pill is claimed to have had an extraordinary journey by abortion providers. Supporters of medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol had hoped that it would provide a safe and […]

Ladies, There’s A Difference Between Guys Wanting You And Respecting You

Ladies, There’s A Difference Between Guys Wanting You And Respecting You There’s a big difference between being wanted and being respected. Sometimes I think we get way too caught up in the moment of being wanted and desired that we forget to respect ourselves. We allow ourselves to be mistreated in the heat of the […]

Pregnancy and Dental Work

Pregnancy and Dental Work Is having Dental work during pregnancy safe? Pregnancy and dental work questions are common for expecting moms. Preventive dental cleanings and annual exams during pregnancy are not only safe, but are recommended. The rise in hormone levels during pregnancy causes the gums to swell, bleed, and trap food causing increased irritation […]

Be Brave

Be Brave It’s about bravery. This a letter to the new mom, the mom in the trenches, the mom who lost her focus, the mom who’s finished the journey. It’s to the tired mom, to the one with a newborn and one with one in college and one with one in between. It’s a letter […]

Talking to Your Grandparents About Sex

Talking to Your Grandparents About Sex   My grandmother’s advice about sex began and ended with “DON’T DO IT!” Fortunately, my mother was a little more receptive to the conversation. But what do you do when your grandmother (or grandfather) are the ONLY options you might have? The reality is, your grandparents have information that […]

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