Category Archives: Teen Life

Texting and Driving Will Probably Kill You

Texting and Driving Will Probably Kill You

We’ve all had times in our lives when we’ve felt invincible – catching the winning touchdown pass, receiving a first kiss, or acing the math midterm you’ve been stressing about for weeks. Unfortunately, some of us tend to feel invincible even when we’re very, very not. According to textinganddrivingsafety.com, nearly 1,600,000 people were involved in… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Fit in Without Hurting Your Future

5 Ways to Fit in Without Hurting Your Future

Social groups can define who you are. As social creatures, we all want to feel like we belong to a group. But sometimes groups can influence individuals to make bad decisions, and these decisions can have pretty far-reaching consequences. Fortunately, there are a few ways for you to fit in without compromising yourself or your… Continue Reading

Can I Go To Jail for Smoking Weed?

Can I Go To Jail for Smoking Weed?

Every year, more states are voting to legalize Marijuana for either medical or recreational use. Canada legalized medical marijuana in 2001, and Trudeau has recently championed a bill to legalize recreational use. Seemingly everywhere in the Western world, it is becoming easier and easier to find places where one can purchase and consume cannabis legally.… Continue Reading

Writing a Resume in 2017

Writing a Resume in 2017

Writing a resume is a critical life skill. Even if you don’t quite fit the job requirements, a good resume can get you hired, while a poor resume won’t get you more than a first glance. As the business world evolves, so do standards of resume writing. Below are a few key tips for writing… Continue Reading

How to Deal With High School Bullies

How to Deal With High School Bullies

Dealing with high school bullies can be a big issue for teens and there are ways it can be dealt with effectively with positive results, which can put an end to bullying whether the confrontations are physical, verbal, social or internet related. High school students who become the targets of bullies need to be equipped… Continue Reading

Six Study Tips to Ace Your Next ACT

Six Study Tips to Ace Your Next ACT

If you are planning on taking the ACT (American College Testing) for your college entrance, you’ll want to be ready ahead of time rather than going into the testing blind. Knowing the sections of the test and what is expected is important for college admission, and having a jump start is always a good idea… Continue Reading

Social Media Pitfalls and Problems They Create

Social Media Pitfalls and Problems They Create

In today’s world, social media is a way of life. Whether it’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, or another platform, social media can be used for many wonderful things. Keeping in touch with family and friends, spreading the word about lost pets, or talking with others about life’s struggles all make social media an integral part of… Continue Reading

What to Practice to Ace Your Driving Test

What to Practice to Ace Your Driving Test

Learning how to drive is a milestone in most teenager’s lives. You may also be an adult looking to improve your skills and secure that first license too. To gain any license, you must practice driving on a regular basis. Get to know the skills you’ll need to practice in order to ace that driving… Continue Reading

3 Untold Challenges of Teen Pregnancy for Girls

3 Untold Challenges of Teen Pregnancy for Girls

It seems like the media had changed its narrative of teen pregnancy over the past decade. Once portrayed as the ultimate mistake that an adolescent girl could make, teen pregnancy today is borderline glamorized, with reality shows and YouTube channels portraying it as almost no big deal at all. Talking about teen pregnancy is tricky.… Continue Reading

How to Make Money as a Teenager!

How to Make Money as a Teenager!

So your allowance (if you get one) is not enough and you want to make more money. Don’t we all? While some of you can’t work yet until you hit a certain age, there are still other ways to get some extra cash. Read my wonderful list to see what kinds of jobs you can… Continue Reading