Whether you are applying to a college, for a summer job, or even currently employed, you can bet someone who matters to your future will look at your social media posts.
Kids want to purchase clothes, cell phone accessories, music, you name it. They want to shop, click, & see the item magically appear within 2 days.
Social media use among young adults and depression are linked so closely that by 2030, researchers predict anxiety and depression could be the leading cause of disability in high-income countries.
By the end of the year matric students are completely worn out after putting in hours of study and writing their final exams – time out is all that’s needed.
Students and their families need all the help they can get, so here are 5 essential things you would need during your exams.
Fourteen year old Corey Maison from Detroit (USA) has known since little that he was born into the wrong body.
One in five teenagers “almost always” wakes up during the night to use Facebook or Twitter, say researchers.
Being present and engaged in your family’s online safety is a chore. Older kids need some flexibility when it comes to personal privacy online.
Teens who have an extra hour a day screen time risk performing worse in exams, according to research.
Click addiction, lobbying for likes and the digital ranking system can have a negative effect on teenagers.
An official guide to help parents get to know the language used by their children on social media has been launched by the UK government.
Are you more than a little confused looking through your teen’s Instagram or Twitter feed lately at seeing a crazy amount of new code-like phrases? You aren’t alone.
Teens use Twitter to simply hang out—to see and be seen. They chat, joke, banter, and of course, they love subtweeting.
Good financial habits aren't always taught at school, it is up to parents to make sure that their teenagers are equipped to face the world of managing their money.
A new Intel Security study released last week reveals that teens will go to great lengths to hide what they post from parents, teachers, and even peers.
Here’s a brief overview of what to look for on your child’s Instagram
Teenage pregnancies in the UK have dropped to their lowest level since the 1960s.
The more time teenagers spend on computers or mobile phones, the less they sleep - especially if the gadget is used just before bedtime.
Here's some advice on talking to young adults about their first legal drink and alcohol consumption
Energy drinks loaded with caffeine and sugar should be restricted because they pose a danger to the young, a study suggests.
Late October marked the start of the National Senior Certificate Exams. With over 500 000 matriculants writing their final school exams, the next five weeks are a stressful time for them and their families.
Being active makes you happy and the new KAOS fitness programme for tweenies, will increase their fitness levels and general ability to move.
As a parent, it can be daunting to select the right activities for kids. A good CrossFit Kids & Teens Programme might be just the answer that parents are looking for.
Loving Touch has designed razors and blades for girls between 12 and 17 to accommodate the physical changes a girl undergoes as a teenager.
Comfitex brings out panty liners specifically developed and perfectly suited for teenagers.
A large number of SA teenagers are having one-night stands and unprotected sex, an international survey has revealed.
Scientists believe they have discovered why mothers and fathers rarely think their daughter’s boyfriend is good enough for her.
It is easy to dismiss teenagers as being lazy, but their lethargy might be no fault of their own.
Teenagers need nine hours sleep or more each night. Almost every parent knows the stress of having to “drag” our teenage children out of bed in the morning. Shouts and sulks are common fare.
It’s make or break time for thousands of matric pupils across the country. What happens in the next weeks will have a great influence on their futures.
Child psychologist David Coleman gives advice on what to do when your child starts experimenting with smoking.
Children who suffer or witness physical abuse undergo changes to their brain structure, a study said recently.
Turn up at the airport holding a poster and begging for a date with Chad le Clois – the plan sounds ludicrous. But for Melanie Olhaus it turned out swimmingly.
Homework is a valuable way of reinforcing the lessons your child has learnt in school. Make sure that they get the most out of the time - sit with them and make sure that if they are struggling there is help at hand.
Child psychologist David Coleman has advice for a mother who has found explicit pictures on her daughter’s phone.
Say goodbye to the drug-fuelled raver and hello to the clean-living eco-warrior. Teenagers are changing and, for perhaps the first time in history, their parents approve.
Schoolgirls as young as 12 are unhappy with their weight and some are skipping meals in an effort to be skinnier, a study has found.
Manicures, pedicures, pamper parties and hairstyling are no longer the exclusive domain of adults, kids beauty salons are thriving writes Esther Lewis.
A study on the bullying of young people between Grades 8 and 12 found that victims are often small in build or do well in school.