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ICK Season is Once Again Upon Us!

by Jennifer S. Rowe September 26th, 2014| Safety, Teens
There are so many things to look forward to when teens go back to school, such as new classes, friends old and new, and the anticipation of a snap of cold in the air (one of my particular favorites)! Now as all of you already know, with the good,

Teen’s Perspective on Boating Licenses

by Sam P. August 8th, 2014| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
For those of you out there who have ever gone boating, you know first hand that it can be quite dangerous.  A motorboat or speedboat is a motor driven water vehicle that is capable of many things.  Almost every summer my dad and stepmom save up so we are

Teen Dating Sites: Parents Need to Know About This

by Jennifer S. Rowe July 4th, 2014| Safety, Teens
So, teen dating. Just the thought of this makes me nervous and the thing is, it didn't used to, but in this day and age, things are very different than when I was a teenager (and I'm not that old!). To find out just what's going on in the

TeenSafe: Safety or Snooping?

by Jennifer S. Rowe June 20th, 2014| Safety, Teens
When you consider the term “Teen Safety”, a plethora of things instantly comes to mind, so I decided to do some research about what is on the forefront for concerned parents. If you guessed cell phones and social media being the top concern, you would be correct! As I
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Safe Sex

by Sam P. March 21st, 2014| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
There's no point in beating around the bush, most teens nowadays are sexually active.  Teen pregnancy rates definitely have gone down over the years, but not enough.  Teens are still getting pregnant and their futures are typically crushed, and usually if the child isn't given up for adoption they

Seatbelts: From the Teen’s View (Part Deux)

by Jacob P. February 14th, 2014| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
For those of you who may not know, I have previously written an article on seatbelts and teenagers, which you can read here.  This article is my follow up, seeing how things have changed over the two years since I wrote the last article.

First of all, the
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Safe Relationships

by Sam P. January 17th, 2014| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
As teens it may often feel like society pressures us into relationships. But as a teen I completely understand that we don't always want a relationship. We see intimacy and couples all around us and oftentimes it is easy to give into the pressure and start dating. And as

Driving: From the Teen’s View

by Jacob P. December 27th, 2013| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
Like most 17-year-olds, I have my driver's license.  While this is not a big deal, it becomes one around this time of year.  This will be my second year as a licensed driver, but that makes the weather no less of a concern. With car accidents being the leading

Teen’s Perspective on Online Safety

by Sam P. October 24th, 2013| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
As a teen, having social media accounts is kind of your life.  It is how you connect with all your school friends and stay up to date on the latest news.

On a site like Facebook, you don't actually have to be quite as paranoid with what you can and
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Teen’s Perspective on Helmets and Car Safety

by Sam P. August 29th, 2013| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
As a child, I always wore a helmet when I rode my bike. Many of my friends did not. Whenever I asked if I could ride my bike without a helmet I was always told it was too dangerous. Now as I teenager, I almost never ride my bike
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What To Do in a Car Accident

by Sam P. July 24th, 2013| Safety, Teen Perspective, Teens
Being only a teen, driving is a major accomplishment, not to mention a major responsibility. And even though no teen wants to wreck their parents' car, accidents happen. Getting into an accident is a very scary ordeal, and many teens don't know how to handle the situation. My friend