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Social Media Basics: Instagram Stories

“Wait, say that again!” you might overhear, as your son or daughter pulls their phone out to capture something funny, clever, or embarrassing thing that you, your spouse, or one of their siblings or friends just said, that they...

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It’s Okay to Say, “I Don’t Know”

I love my brother – I really do. But like all siblings, there are things about him that simply drive me crazy. And one of those is his inability to say, “I don’t know.” Like a complete and total...

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Social Media Basics: Snapchat

If you’ve seen a picture of a teenager with the features of a cartoon dog superimposed on his or her face, then you’ve seen a Snap. In 2011, a new app hit the social media scene called Snapchat, promising...

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Teen Culture Update: December 2018

Welcome to the first of the monthly Teen Culture Updates which have been curated by Life Teen’s resident experts and streamlined by the Coordinator of Digital Evangelization and Outreach, Leah Murphy. Please note as you proceed to links that...

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Social Media Basics: Instagram

IG, the gram, Insta… whatever you’ve heard it called, Instagram is no doubt part of your teens’ lives, whether they have their own account or not. If you have a teen who has access to social media it is...

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A Look at the Top Netflix Teen Drama Riverdale

Two seasons down and a third one currently airing, Riverdale has become a top Netflix teen drama. Following the thrilling adventures of the teens at Riverdale High after the murder of a fellow student, the Archie comics you knew...

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#Friendsgiving: How to Help Your Teen Build Authentic Community

Making friends and creating space for them to grow can be challenging. When we are little, it is easy to run up to someone on the playground for the first time and be best friends by the end of...

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Evangelization in the Digital Continent

Oh, the wonders and horrors of social media… If you’re not a gen-z’er, you’re probably more likely to consider the horrors before reflecting on its wonders. Social media is killing brain cells, squashing productivity, people don’t know how to...

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An Inside Look at How Teens Use Social Media

As Life Teen’s coordinator of digital evangelization and outreach, a large part of what I do is manage our social media and aim to communicate truth to teens through social media. Some days, when I see some of the...

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All You Need to Know About Fortnite

If you or anyone you know is remotely into the world of gaming, you have most likely heard the name Fortnite. This is by far one of the most popular games right now and here is a little insight...

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