Saturday, June 15, 2024

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Tag: teenagers

Monument Valley Road Construction Begins Week of 6/17

During the week the road will be limited to local traffic only between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.

AMPLIFICATIONS: What’s a mother to do?

Being a single mother, I am using every tool at my disposal to keep her sane, sober and healthy.

POEM: ‘To Her Stubborn Daughter’

Dedicated to moms who have the thankless job of dressing their young children in January.


My daughter’s life is very different. She is scheduled within an inch of her life, and while she is reaping benefits from her activities, it certainly comes at a cost.

A teenager’s response to Friday’s protest

Disappointed by last Friday's climate change protests, an Egremont teen suggests ways to make a more positive impact.

‘Friends for Life’: Teens in crisis and the healing power of friendship

“I think some people can acknowledge depression and talk about it. But for some people, they don't even know what's going on. And they’re having all these symptoms, but they don't know what it’s from, and they feel like no one else is feeling like they are." -- Miranda Hastings

Adventure Recovery program uses the outdoors to help teens cope with substance issues

Despite the myriad changes Adventure Recovery founder Tim Walsh has undergone in the ensuing years, one thing remains constant: The No. 1 concern of teens who struggle with substance abuse remains, “I don’t want to get sent away.”


Not that she approaches school dances in the same manner as I or my friends did at her age—we used to get dolled up, experiment with make-up and nail polish, and hope to meet boys.

Greenagers launches “Close the Gap” campaign to support expansion, acquisition, of Kellogg Conservation Center; more than $1.1 million raised so far

The care and stewardship of an historic property offers a unique opportunity for area youth to glean lessons of the past as they develop ideas for a sustainable future.

Larkin About In America: Teen readers, hope for the future

At the Teen Book Fest, there are over 1,500 teenagers cheering and screaming as the authors are introduced.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.