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Charli D’Amelio: The “Reigning Queen of TikTok”

Welcome to 2020 where stars are born on the internet. Their fandom isn’t contrived, it isn’t fought for (at first), it (sometimes) isn’t really even justified. From YouTube to Instagram to TikTok, there is a literal world of opportunity...

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How are Social Media Influencers Affecting Your Teens?

It’s no secret that social media is a powerful place, today. Social media platforms are constantly saturated with loads of information ranging from breaking news all the way to the latest makeup tutorial. As a result, brands and businesses...

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A Case for Male/Female Friendships

True story: I was too scared to hug my guy friends in middle school.  I can only imagine that this was a subconscious result of my sweet mama’s cautioning about boys throughout my life. I liked my friends and...

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Modern Women for Young Women to Look Up To

She had glorious red hair, the coolest friends, was not afraid of adventures, and most importantly, she had the most beautiful voice. I was captivated. As soon as I saw Ariel on the TV screen, I wanted to be...

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Get to Know: PewDiePie

A study of 1,000 teens aged 13-17 by SurveyMonkey found that not only do 64% of teens prefer visual media over reading, but 50% get their news primarily from YouTube, which has 500 hours of video uploaded every minute,...

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Helping Teens Overcome Boredom During COVID-19

Schools are closed, restaurants are serving carry-out only. Movie theaters, ice rinks, bowling alleys, and even parks are closed. There is no public Mass being held. Weddings and funerals are on hold. We all have to stay at least...

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10 Scripture Verses for the Stressed Teen

Our world has been upended in an unprecedented way and all the shifts of what the new “normal” daily like looks like can cause stress not only for parents but also for teens. While Easter may have looked different...

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Being Present in Your Parenting

True Presence It’s funny how times have changed. We used to teach people not to get into cars with strangers, and now we frequent Uber and Lyft. Kale used to be merely a “garnish” placed around other food and...

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Teen Culture During COVID-19

To update you on the latest in memes, fashion trends, gen-z celebrity drama, and social causes that your teens are most interested in would seem wildly tone-deaf to the circumstances we’re all confronting as March comes to a close...

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