Recently, texting in the theater and not being considered the rudest person on earth became a distinct possibility. Nicky Margolis explains, with her thoughts on how this new theater etiquette precedent might make us all teenagers. Read an excerpt here, and listen below.
Before you hit the drive-through for dinner with the family in tow, consider what a sit-down meal, well, brings to the table.Sit-down family meals yield a whole heap of benefits for teenagers, including a disinclination to try drugs and better-quality family relationships, according to a report from
Parents used to think that once their kids were out of elementary school, they were done with vaccines. But the rules are changing.In California, middle schoolers and high schoolers now have to prove that they're immunized against pertussis, or whooping cough, in order to attend school.
Terrified to see your teenager behind the wheel? You're not alone. But a new study finds tougher state licensing laws have led to a decrease in fatal accidents, at least among 16-year-olds. That's the good news.But here's the rub.