Topic: teenagers

10 Hilariously Terrible Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

10 Hilariously Terrible Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

Let’s face it. No parent looks forward to “The Talk.” The birds and the bees have been an uncomfortable rite of passage for parents and teens since the beginning of time, and the information area has only made it worse. In an age where one keystroke can bring up every conceivable type of sexual fetish and flavor known to man, how do you tactfully go about talking to your kids about sex? More »

30 Frat Members To Be Charged In Hazing Death Of 19-Year Old And The Punishment Will Never Be Enough

30 Frat Members To Be Charged In Hazing Death Of 19-Year Old And The Punishment Will Never Be Enough

I don’t know about all of you Mommyish readers, but since I became a mother, I have spent an inordinate amount of time day-dreaming about my children’s futures. I worry, I wonder, I giggle and sometimes, I shudder. Being a youngish mom, I remember my youth very clearly- both the good and the bad. I remember times where I desperately wanted to fit in with a certain group of people and I know I did things to make that happen that would have made my mom cry. More »

You Will Understand Why This High School Banned Backpacks

You Will Understand Why This High School Banned Backpacks

As a parent of a school-age child no news stories give me chills and have me hyper-ventilating like the ones about horrible things happening in schools. Shootings, bombings and stabbings seem to dominate headlines these days and of course, schools are on their toes doing everything in their power to keep their students safe. That is why I am not surprised and am actually impressed that this Long Island high school is taking extreme measures to ensure the safety of their students and faculty. More »

Rachel Canning’s Parents Blame Her Boyfriend For Her Bad Behavior But His Parents Say Not So Fast

Rachel Canning's Parents Blame Her Boyfriend For Her Bad Behavior But His Parents Say Not So Fast

The Rachel Canning case keeps getting messier because now the parents of her boyfriend have decided to come forward to The Daily Mail in defense of their son who Sean and Elizabeth Canning blame for leading their daughter astray.This is just my opinion, but I think at this point maybe all the parents involved should just stop talking to the press and get their houses in order, but nobody has asked me. More »