Articles in Tweens and Teens

Changing the Game: Is it Wise to Specialize?

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Gone are the days of children playing multiple sports just for fun. Now, many kids are playing one sport year round to become elite athletes. This athletic trend is called sports specialization. Is it always a good idea?... Read full article

From Temporary to Permanent: Understanding Foster Care and Adoption

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There are 4,787 children in foster care in Louisiana; 653 of these children are waiting for adoptive families. Children’s lives are at stake.... Read full article

From Pre-Parties to Prom No Nos

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Prom is a rite of passage for many high-schoolers, and if they decide it is something they are interested in, we want them to remember it forever. However, we also want them to stay safe and show their good character.... Read full article

Bringing Back Old-Fashioned Toys

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The scene is all too familiar. Toys are scattered around the room—the noise of blinking toys, buzzing toys, talking toys—all lit by the glow of the television and smartphones in hand.... Read full article

Summer Camp: Where Kids Can Experience Everything

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Summer camp offers unique experiences and character-building opportunities for every child. Whether your child is two or 15, camp is the perfect place to find adventure and make lifelong memories in the process.... Read full article

Living the Dream

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Meet this Exceptional Life.... Read full article

Camper Classified: What Only the Campers Know About Camp

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it... directly from the campers themselves.... Read full article

Are You a Drone Parent?

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What exactly a "Drone Parent" is. Take our quiz to see if you fit the bill.... Read full article

What's the New First Base?

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The bases are changing. Learn what the "New First Base" is, and how to keep your child(ren) safe.... Read full article

What Your Senior Should Know: Before Graduation

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Make sure your teens know how to take care of these five things in life before they graduate from high school!... Read full article

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