Parenting

Teenage Vaping: A Dangerous Alternative to Traditional Cigarettes?

Teenage Vaping: A Dangerous Alternative to Traditional Cigarettes?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 41 million vapers. And according to a December 2018 drugabuse.gov article, the results of a Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of a nationally representative sample of eighth, 10th, and 12th graders in American schools reported that […]

Importance of Journaling for Youth

Importance of Journaling for Youth

Importance of Journaling for Youth   Keeping a journal may remind writers of their goals and the lessons they’ve learned over time. Journaling can give writers an opportunity to create thoughtful internal conversations with themselves. Sometimes young adults are overwhelmed by the events in their […]

National Craft Month: A Closer Look into Creativity

National Craft Month: A Closer Look into Creativity

National Craft Month: A Closer Look into Creativity For every “Eureka” moment, there’s a brain hemisphere working to foster creativity and inventiveness in the human body. Each “aha” moment, whether academic, artistic, or physical in nature, is mainly manifested by humans’ inherent creative thinking.   […]

I Am NOT For Sale!

I Am NOT For Sale!

Understanding Human Trafficking Modern human trafficking has its roots in the slavery of yesteryear. Perpetrators still use force, coercion, or fraud to obtain labor or commercial sex. Forbes called human trafficking a pandemic of the 21st century.   Human Trafficking Human trafficking is a crime […]

107 Text Abbreviations Every Parent Should Know

107 Text Abbreviations Every Parent Should Know

What does your teenager’s text mean? Teenagers today, just like in our day, are trying to find their individuality. And, with teachers and parents and many other role models telling them what they can and cannot do, they often find ways to communicate with their […]

8 Steps to Protect Your Child From Online Predators

8 Steps to Protect Your Child From Online Predators

8 Tips to Protect Your Kids from Online Predators Children of today are more in tune with technology than most adults. In fact, most kids know how to operate a smartphone before they reach the first or second grade. So, if they know more about […]

5 Steps to Keeping your School Bully-Free

5 Steps to Keeping your School Bully-Free

5 Steps to Keeping your School Bully-Free Bullying has become a fact of life that happens in every school. Especially for children, it is not unusual to get bullied by their peers on a daily basis. Bullying takes many forms, and it may even include […]

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity, also called pediatric obesity, can have short-term and long-term medical effects. During the past month, the young adults in our program at Plan-It Life have been learning about nutrition and the possible health ailments caused by […]

Spring Ideas for Teens

Spring Ideas for Teens

TRY SOMETHING NEW This week on social media we talked about fun things a teenager can enjoy outdoors or indoors during Spring. This is the complete list we came up with and shared on our social media accounts this month. However, by no means, is […]