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Jamie Oliver has criticised parents who allow their teenage daughters to post photos on social media that look "quite porno". The celebrity chef, who is dad to Poppy, 15, Daisy, 14, and Petal, eight,...
I had to grow up, and fast
Nearly half (48%) of girls aged 14-21 in the UK are embarrassed by their periods, a new survey has found. The findings, based on a survey commissioned by girls' rights charity Plan International UK, e...
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More than half of all girls (54%) do not have high body esteem and are missing out on key opportunities in life, according to a new global report. The research by Dove, given exclusively to HuffPost U...
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Home is where the heart is.
We ate sugar, jumped on trampolines without walls, and played in redback-riddled hideaways.
A hairdresser has shared before and after photos of her client's hair with a poignant message about mental health. Kayley Olsson, from Waterloo, Iowa, was asked to cut the 16-year-old's hair for her s...
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If you ever worry that your teenage kids aren't exactly being honest about their whereabouts, you could try this mum's trick. Heather Steinkopf, from Ohio, US, wanted to check her daughter Kaelyn was...
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Nobody told me how beautiful it is to watch your teenager fall in love.
At times it seems like running a corporate social media account is the hardest game in the world. Just ask British Gas and HMV. But a teenager seems to have taken it in his stride. Meet Eddie. Hi,...
A 17-year-old has gained fans around the world after coming out to her family on Instagram. Ellisa, who says some members of her family hold homophobic views, recently shared images of herself at Chic...
Almost 1 in 10 Queensland parents supply their child with alcohol.
My son's friends, for example.
What would you say to your teenage tormentors? Now with social media, they're right there.
It was 1964 and singer Genyusha "Goldie" Zelkowitz had a problem. The all-girl band she formed in 1962 with drummer Ginger Bianco, Goldie and the Gingerbreads, had a major label record contract and an...
There comes a time when teenagers don't need their mums the way they used to.
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You really, really need to talk to them about it.
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But if they were, there would be absolutely nothing wrong with that.
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How young is too young to parent?
Let's show them young women who are smart, kind, ambitious and unfiltered.
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We know teenagers replicate what they see.
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Your teenage years are pivotal. They are the years when you're trying your goddamn best to fit in and get this whole life thing sorted out; when you'll go that extra mile to impress people, because h...
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Teaching kids sleep hygiene may be an easy way to reduce crime.
Most kids can't tell the difference between a TV show and an ad.
There's more to young adult fiction than Harry Potter.
On Saturday, I dropped my son at his first day of work. I'm not too embarrassed to say I shed a tear, and it wasn't even when he asked me to drop him a little distance off the actual destination so he...
And the girls that almost match them drink for drink.
I'm going to tell you the truth.
It's a matter of casting a wide net.
When my son informed me that he was having your kids over I was a tiny bit nervous. You can probably guess why.