Parents

The Casual Sex Revolution

"A 38-year-old father sits in his office and ponders how our culture has drifted so far from its moral moorings: 'I have a 14-year-old daughter and the world she is growing up in scares me. I hear all this stuff about the number of kids having sex and the growing number of teens involved in oral sex and I can’t believe what’s going on. Things have changed so quickly and I can’t figure out why.' Like many other parents, today’s youth culture leaves one confused and concerned about the new casual sex revolution. What in the world is going on?" [Learn more here][1].

[1]: http://www.cpyu.org/Page.aspx?id=96909

in

Meet the Millennials

Have you ever wondered what defines the teens of this generation? Check out this article on [What Parents and Youth Workers Need to Know About the Millennial Generation - Insight into the emerging generation][1] to find out more!

[1]: http://www.cpyu.org/Page.aspx?id=77190

in

Cleanfilms.com

Ever watched a movie and thought to your self: the movie was great, but why did they have to throw in that unnecessary sex, language, and violence? Well now you can watch a great movie and be free from the smut. [Cleanfilms.com][1] is great place to rent and buy movies that have been edited to the PG level. Whether your in the mood for “Ace Ventura Pet Detective” or “Saving Private Ryan,” Cleanfilms.com has the clean flick for you.

[1]: http://www.cleanfilms.com/

in

Body Image

The mass media constantly bombards us with images of what beauty is. Young girls, especially teenaged girls, sometimes never feel like they are pretty enough. As if dealing with the media is sometimes difficult enough, mothers can put additional pressure on their daughters to match up to society’s standard of beauty. Read more about how you as a mother can help your daughter build confidence, have a positive [Body Image][1], and help her to realize the beauty that she truly is.

[1]: http://www.focusas.com/BodyImage.html

in

The Importance of a Father in the Home

Where have all the fathers gone? Whether the mother is single or the father works all the time, there are many families with nonexistent fathers. Our society has changed the expectations of men to the point where they sometimes inadequately fulfill their role in their children's lives. These children are left broken and hurt, with no guidance for their spiritual, physical, and emotional growth. Yet, there is hope for those who are fatherless physically and spiritually. Amanda Lynn Geesey explains in [The Importance of a Father in the Home](http://www.cpyu.org/Page.aspx?id=77180).

in

"You Wanna Take This Online?"

Ahhhh.. The Internet. A fabulous way to get information at the click of a button, a wonderful tool for keeping in tough via e-mail, the best way to get a great bargain, and the easiest new way to pick on someone.

In today’s world many teens spend hours a week online, but what are they doing? As parents we need to be aware of the things that our children are looking at, the people that our children are talking to, and what our children are talking about.

Cyber bullying has become very popular, especially among young teenaged girls. Read more about this in TIME magazines article ["You Wanna Take This Online"](http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1088698,00.html)

"You Wanna Take This Online" is a small part of a huge report called ["Being 13"](http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1088701,00.html)a great article on todays young teens.

in