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How To Help Kids Afraid To Start Driving

Although many teenagers are excited at the prospective of driving, there are some that are afraid to drive. Reasons to explain why teens are afraid to drive vary. Some teens are so caught up in their craze for electronic gadgets, such as smart phones, that they show little interest in learning to drive. Other teens…

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Strut Your Stuff: The Art of Displaying Awards

Your awards have been on the wall since you were a kid. Your straight-A report cards were hung up on the fridge in grade school, all your baseball MVPs on the shelf. Your parents hung up your high school diploma in an especially prominent spot. All because these things validated all those good things they’ve…

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How Peer Pressure Can Actually Help Prevent Drug Abuse

If your best friend jumped off a bridge, would you jump too? Remember that question when your parents or teachers tried to teach you the dangers of succumbing to peer pressure? While the lesson is clear, and the question puts the influence of peer pressure into perspective, what it really comes down to is what…

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6 Ways To Prepare For High School Graduation

There’s no doubt: graduating from high school is one of the biggest moments of a person’s life, and one that should be cherished for a lifetime. However, it’s also a time that requires significant amounts of preparation and planning, oftentimes years in advance. Whether you’re just starting high school or are in your last year,…