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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can’t control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?

Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly. 240 more words


16 and Lovin' Jesus

This week my 16 year old daughter sent a text to her father and I informing us that she needed to hear from God on a few particular issues she is facing and was going to fast until He gave her the clarity she was seeking. 1,080 more words


Stopping Cyberbullying: Who's in the "Bully Business" and Is the Campaign Working?

“Don’t Stand By, Stand Up!,” is the popular rallying cry. “Don’t be part of the problem. Be part of the solution!”  Taken together, these two popular exhortations are also the main slogans of… 1,214 more words

Educational Priorities

H E A R T Ache

I have a friend.  It’s a male friend.  He means so much to me.  I’ve told my husband about him but not to the magnitude I should.   363 more words


“. . . reflect . . .”

“All of us, then, reflect the glory of the Lord with uncovered faces; and that same glory, coming from the Lord, who is the Spirit, transforms us into his likeness in an ever greater degree of glory.” (II Corinthians 3:18) 546 more words

Video Game Addiction Treatment

When we hear the word addiction, usually we think drugs, alcohol or even pornography. Strangely, people don’t realise that more and more people are becoming or already have a video game addiction. 251 more words

Programs For Troubled Teens