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Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: April 13, 2011
If you have a teen, or even a tween, they are probably a member of the online social networking giant Facebook. You may have a profile yourself.Though a lot of teens think that their information is safe with their friends, there are several mistakes that they could be making which could have huge consequences.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: April 13, 2011
Check out this article written by Dr. Jeff Myers, president of Passing the Baton International. Is Lady Gaga a 21st Century Hero? I didn't actually watch the Grammys Sunday night, but it was hard to miss the report in Monday's newspaper: a performer named Lady Gaga arrived at the event in a large egg, carried by "slaves"--several men and women dressed in flesh colored garments.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: April 08, 2011
Hey. I said this just a few newsletters ago. The reason why we watch and wait on trainwrecks like Charlie Sheen, Brittney Spears and the others is because it makes us feel better about ourselves. We're not as bad as "that guy." The morality bar is so low, it's difficult not to be above it.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 31, 2011
"Glee" is arguably one of the most popular shows on television right now. With popular music, dance scenes and life in a high school, it's no wonder the show resonates with teens. But have you ever asked yourself what it means to be a "Gleek?" With the show promoting same-sex relationships (complete with guy/guy and girl/girl kisses), condom usage and underage drinking, being a "gleek" may not be in your child's best interest.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 31, 2011
 A new site, eduHookup, allows co-eds to arrange meetings with others that are looking for some casual sex. Who knew this was a part of college life?   Check this out for more on the dangers of "eduHookup."
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 30, 2011
Ever wonder what- or why- your children are being taught certain things? In the words of one school administrator, "The goal is to reach kids before they absord their parents values." Check out this article by a parent who asked why her third grader was being taught about HIV.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: February 25, 2011
In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Billy Ray Cyrus discusses the sobering reality of what has come of his family. Focus on the Family takes a look at the article and challenges parents to be just that: parents.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: February 25, 2011
Have you ever heard the terms "Pro-ana" or "Pro-mia?"  They are taking a strong hold on the internet, and your teen daughters may be buying into the message. These are websites that offer "thinspiration," taking their position as being Pro-anorexic and Pro-bulimia.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: February 24, 2011
CNN is willing to admit that oral sex is indeed sex, and it's just as risky. This article exposes some of the previously ignored links between oral cancers and the STD that "just about everyone" has been exposed to.
Author: Andrea Sansone Date: February 23, 2011
Thanks to a culture that is becoming more and more sexualized, our youth are following suit, and especially our young girls. Read more...http://www.redbookmag.com/kids-family/advice/sexualization-of-young-girls
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