Author Archives: raisingteensblogger

About raisingteensblogger

I'm a crazed mother of three, Journalist, PTA volunteer. I aspire to be as cool as Kelly Ripa, as fit as Gwyenth Paltrow and as carefree as Lucille Ball.

Raising Teens Blog Moves

We now have a new web address that will allow us to do more on our site….Please visit!

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Young Teens posting “Am I Ugly?” Videos

Can it be true? Can our young teens have such low self esteem that they are posting videos asking YouTube users to comment on their appearance? Yes. It’s true and it’s horrifying. There’s a growing trend of teen and tween … Continue reading

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What are teens being taught in school?

This video freaked me out? What’s going on in America’s schools? Let me know your reaction to the video — scary, funny, weird, important? Teens answer questions

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Is your teen’s messy bedroom killing you?

I can’t stand to look at my teenagers’ bedrooms. A mere glimpse in that direction puts me in a horrible mood and turns me into a nagging, screaming, nutcase! I tell myself I’m going to punish my kids by leaving the piles of … Continue reading

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Teens exchange Facebook passwords to show love

Apparently, the new equivalent to teen sex or showing love is sharing your Facebook password. Why are teens sooooo trusting of each other? The New York Times reported today that teenagers are sharing passwords for Facebook, Tumblr and/or other accounts in order to … Continue reading

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Would you call the cops on your teenager?

I just read a story that I could totally relate to and I love the commentary added by Lisa Belkin. On the Huffington Post parenting blog Belkin writes: no one can get to us — worry us, provoke us, amaze … Continue reading

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20 Things You Need to Share With Your Teen

I love this list and wish I could take credit for creating it….But, I have to give credit to Leslie Welch, a mother who obviously knows just what the rest of us parents are going through. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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