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Facebook to unveil new look for News Feed

Facebook to unveil new look for News Feed | Smartteens | Scoop.it
Facebook has sent out invitations to a media event next Thursday at which it'll showcase a new look for the social network's news feed.
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Supporting Your Teen's Academic Success

Supporting Your Teen's Academic Success | Smartteens | Scoop.it
The following tips will help parents minimize their involvement and allow teens to take the lead in maximizing their own educational experience.
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Girls in Trouble When It Comes To Modern Relationships

Girls in Trouble When It Comes To Modern Relationships | Smartteens | Scoop.it

Really interesting new look at the major changes in our society in recent years and the trouble it spells for twenty-somethings - one man's perspective, at any rate.

 

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NYC mayor wants hospitals to lock up baby formula to encourage breast-feeding

NYC mayor wants hospitals to lock up baby formula to encourage breast-feeding | Smartteens | Scoop.it

Mayor Bloomberg is pushing hospitals to hide their baby formula behind locked doors so more new mothers will breast-feed. You might wonder what the connection is between baby formula and teen issues.  Actually, there are several. Teen out-of-wedlock births cost the taxpayer millions in annual medicaid costs. Reducing dependence on costly formulas not only increases the health of infants but it also delays the onset of a woman's menstral cycle reducing the risks of another pregnancy during the teen years. Chaching.

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Breaking up is hard to do: Teens in Boston, other US cities get advice on ending relationships

Breaking up is hard to do: Teens in Boston, other US cities get advice on ending relationships | Smartteens | Scoop.it
BOSTON — Andrew Curtin said it happened at least twice at his Boston-area high school in the last year. Angry about a breakup, a boy ended up at the school nurse’s office with a broken hand after punching a locker or a wall.
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Phys.Org Mobile: Studies challenge established views development of children raised by gay or lesbian parents

New studies on kids and same sex parents:
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Warning, know what's on your teen's phone.Texas teacher of the year accused of 'sexting' with teenage student

Warning, know what's on your teen's phone.Texas teacher of the year accused of 'sexting' with teenage student | Smartteens | Scoop.it
A Texas man named teacher of the year by Colleyville Middle School was arrested over accusations he sexted with a teenage student.
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FOX News - Top Stories - Changing America: Minority Births Now Outpace Whites - Page 1 of 5

FOX News - Top Stories - Changing America: Minority Births Now Outpace Whites - Page 1 of 5 | Smartteens | Scoop.it
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Marriage Reduces Child Poverty

Marriage Reduces Child Poverty | Smartteens | Scoop.it
In this series of state-specific policy research, poverty expert Robert Rector reveals how marriage remains America's strongest anti-poverty weapon. Learn how marriage reduces child poverty.
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The Word You Should Never Say To Your Spouse, because your kids are watching!!!

The Word You Should Never Say To Your Spouse, because your kids are watching!!! | Smartteens | Scoop.it
Using the word "whatever" because it's convenient and lets you off the hook for a decision is setting yourself and your relationship up for a downfall.

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Marriage Education and Health Care Reform What s the Connection - Coffin Corner

Marriage Education and Health Care Reform What s the Connection - Coffin Corner | Smartteens | Scoop.it

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Pace of baby-making could hold clues to economy, presidential race

Pace of baby-making could hold clues to economy, presidential race | Smartteens | Scoop.it

Forget the polls, let's look at the birth rate as a guage for econmoc well-being and maybe even this fall's elections.

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Study Finds that Poor People Have Really High Hopes for Marriage

Study Finds that Poor People Have Really High Hopes for Marriage | Smartteens | Scoop.it
A cabal of UCLA psychologists has gathered together to bring us a brand new marriage study, which finds that poor people in America value the institution just as much as their fellow middle class and high-income citizens.
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Teaching Children Healthy Sexuality - Focus on the Family

Teaching Children Healthy Sexuality - Focus on the Family | Smartteens | Scoop.it
We need a comprehensive theology of sexuality, chock full of practical applications lived out at home. As parents, we can appreciate that it's easier to shape character sooner than later in the lives of our children.
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Printable Father’s Day Cards and More! | Espresso Minute | iMOM

Printable Father’s Day Cards and More! | Espresso Minute | iMOM | Smartteens | Scoop.it
iMOM has great gift ideas for your Father’s Day. The new book, All Pro Dad helps your husband be a hero to your kids.
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Family Formation and Family Structure | Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse

Family Formation and Family Structure | Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse | Smartteens | Scoop.it
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Has the trophy wife faded into history? Power Brides?

Has the trophy wife faded into history?  Power Brides? | Smartteens | Scoop.it
When Jacqueline Kennedy married shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis in 1968 on his private Aegean island Skorpios, tongues wagged from Greece to Greenwich. The story line was simple: She married him for money, and he married her for effect.
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