Book Review: Choices: A Novel
Choices: A Novel is a must read for teachers, parents and teenagers, everywhere. A combination of coming-of-age textbook, conversation starter, bite-your-nails, and gotta finish book, it took me by surprise. Laughter, tears, and some great convers...
Grand Rounds 4.30: Thank You
Thank you to Rachel Warden at Women’s Health News for hosting Grand Rounds this week and including my post about IUDs and teens.This week was interesting, funny and included some of my favorite bloggers!Photo Credit: web_guy94301
Teen Hearing and Music
I remember hating it when my parents yelled "turn that music down," and yet, here I am, saying to both my teenage daughters, when they have their earbuds tucked into their ears, "I can hear that" - which is code for "turn that music down."Accordin...
Baby Sitting Rules & Conversation
If you have teenagers, chances are good that they babysit, and it is very common for families to have rules about babysitting. For example, while babysitting teens should:not have friends over or talk to friends on the phone;not babysit until afte...
Report About Childrens Exposure To Violence
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recently released a report on the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), which provides the first real estimates of the nature and extent of violence in the l...
Suggestions for Dealing with the Virginia Tech Tragedy
The events at Virginia Tech shattered everyone's normal sense of urgency as we race towards the end of the school year hoping to participate in events or finish projects and papers. The normal routine may seem less significant in light of this tr...
Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.13
Thanks to Laurie Edwards at A Chronic Dose for hosting Grand Rounds 5.13 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about how parents can foster the Developmental Assets that help teens succeed as adults.This week included some great post...
Girls are Champions
I was introduced to an interesting site for girls last week - it is called GAC (Girls are Champions). The front page says "share your tips, your stories, your inspirations ... Learn how to play harder, get focused, stay healthy, and have more fun....
Grand Rounds 3.23: Thank You
I would like to thank Dinosaur at Musings of a Dinosaur for hosting Grand Rounds 3.23 and for including my post about the sexualization of young girls.Photo credit: web_guy94301Tags: Healthline, teen health, Grand Rounds
Thank You: Grand Rounds 3.51
Thank you Dr. Joshua Schwimmer at Efficient MD for hosting this week and including my post about Teens and Health Care in Grand Rounds 3.51. It was an eclectic group of posts and some interesting reading!Photo Credit: web_guy94301Tags: Healthline,...