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Unplug… and Plugin: Connecting as a Family During Lent

Let’s face it, like it or not, technology is woven into the very fabric of our everyday lives. Whether it is apps and games on our phones, social media, streaming services, or a smart speaker – our kids are...

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Teen Culture Update: February 2019

WHAT’S NEW   Social Concerns Racial inequality is an ongoing concern of young people, especially given the recent settlement between the NFL and Colin Kaepernick, the Jussie Smollett case, and rapper 21 Savage’s deportation. There is still suspicion around...

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Teen Culture Update: January 2019

WHAT’S NEW   Music Future, 21 Savage, Switchfoot, James Blake, and others have released new albums. New singles have also taken the music world by storm the most notable ones include Ariana Grande’s latest single “7 Rings,” “The Catchy...

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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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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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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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Thankful Past Thanksgiving

I am probably the last person to claim to have even a sliver of authority on the subject of Thanksgiving. Growing up as a child of immigrants, Thanksgiving was just one of those traditions we didn’t fully embrace. As...

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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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I’ve Seen the Radical Changes This Program Makes: A Mom’s Perspective on Life Teen

The following is an interview between one of our Life Teen Staff members and the mom of a teen who shares her unique perspective on the impact that Life Teen has had on her daughter and on their family....

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