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  Adolescence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, Jewish tradition considers males to be adult members of the community at age 13 and females at age 12, and this transition is celebrated in the Bat Mitzvah for girls, and the Bar Mitzvah for boys.
A teenager or teen is a person whose age is a number ending in "-teen" in the English language: that is to say, someone from the age of thirteen to the age of nineteen.
In the United States, teenagers are usually allowed to drive at 16 (each state sets its own minimum driving age), but they cannot legally purchase or consume alcohol until 21.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Teenager   (2740 words)

  
 Homeschool World: Practical Homeschooling Articles: Myth of the Teenager
The Teenager has no such heroes; he may be miserable, he may not like himself, but his heroes are no more happy or worthy than himself.
The Teenager is a novelty not only in the history of twentieth century America, but in the history of the human race.
In raising Teenagers these parents also committed a crime against society, but although society noticed the crimes of the children, as "juvenile delinquency," it did not point to who was responsible, the parents.
www.home-school.com /Articles/PlattTeenagers.html   (2638 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - AP: Sri Lankan teenager raped by rescuer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At the teenager's home in a village near the southern town of Galle, her only surviving sister displayed photographs of their parents, brothers, sisters and their families at weddings and birthday celebrations.
She allowed the AP to interview her younger sister on condition the teenager and the family would not be named and no photographs would be taken.
The teenager lived a sheltered life before the tsunami, but she did go to college for a time, studying the Sinhalese language, political science and economics.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-01-07-tsunami-rape_x.htm   (646 words)

  
 Teenager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Teenagers and children under 18 who leave home are still the responsibility of their parents or guardians.
If a teenager, under 16 years, leaves home without their parent's consent and the parents feel their child may be in physical or moral danger they can go to Family and Children's Services for assistance.
If the parents don't know where their teenager is living, they may also contact their local police station and report the young person as a 'missing person', in which case the police will try and locate the young person.
www.learnwhatsup.com /prc/parenting/teenager.html   (1640 words)

  
 Teenager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For example, the teenagers who desperately want to be exactly the same as all the other teenagers differ from the teenagers who desperately want to be different from all the other teenagers.
An Eagan teenager's recent death, apparently from an overdose of the painkiller OxyContin, is a sad example of the growing abuse of prescription medications by teenagers, officials said this week.
Teenagers need an adult to relate to, but in a different way than they did when they were younger.
www.iridteenager.com   (884 words)

  
 Genesis Health System - Quick Disease Info - Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 In Adolescents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Your teenager will then be given a glucose syrup to drink in the caregiver's office or at the lab.
Your teenager may not grow to his full adult height if his blood sugar is out of control during his teenage years.
Teenagers are worried about being "different" from their peers (friends) and may not want anyone to know about their diabetes.
www.genesishealth.com /micromedex/quickdisease/nd2811.aspx   (1670 words)

  
 hair news - Hairball in stomach kills teenager. 20 August 1999
A British teenager who had a habit of chewing her hair died after a hairball, 12 inches long and 10 inches wide, developed in her stomach.
It is thought that the hairball had irritated the lining of her stomach and hours after the operation she suffered massive bleeding.
Dr Nera Patel, a pathologist, said the teenager's stomach wall had become irritated by the hairball and she had bled from a number of places.
www.keratin.com /ar/ar012.shtml   (430 words)

  
 Cops hold teenager suspected of killing 5 people - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
The teenager was held at a house at 60 Brettford Avenue in Kingston.
According to the police, the teenager, who was expelled from an inner-city high school last year, is believed to be involved in the shooting death of a female student of the institution.
But the Hunts Bay police said the counselling has so far failed as the teenager has become even more violent and was wanted for a range of shooting crimes which have occurred after the counselling sessions he underwent.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /news/html/20041204T000000-0500_70762_OBS_COPS_HOLD_TEENAGER_SUSPECTED_OF_KILLING____PEOPLE.asp   (465 words)

  
 The Myth of the Teenager Growing In Christ May 12, 1999 Gateway To Joy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Teenagers are youths orphaned by their own parents.
What a teenager most fears is having a child of his own." I can't imagine that such a notion ever crossed our minds when I passed the age of twelve; certainly not before that, either.
The teenager craves a melody that will rock him around the clock forever, seeks an experience so intense that he will forget what time it is and so absorbing that it will blot out all eternity.
www.backtothebible.org /gateway/today/639   (1727 words)

  
 Teenager Driver Safety: Teachers.com
Teenagers with new licenses want to drive as much as possible — while parents can’t help worrying about car accidents.
Accident statistics show that the first years teenagers spend as drivers are the riskiest.
Teenagers should drive vehicles that reduce their chances of a crash and offer state-of-the-art protection in case they do crash.
www.teachers.com /customer/tips_teencar.asp   (496 words)

  
 German teenager admits creating Sasser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The teenager, whose name was not released, was arrested Friday in the northern village of Waffensen after informants seeking a reward tipped off Microsoft Corp. In a search of his family's home, German investigators confiscated his customized computer, which contained the worm's source code.
The teenager told officials that his original intention was to create a virus called "Netsky A" that would combat the "Mydoom" and "Bagle" viruses, removing them from infected computers.
Police said the German teenager was responsible for all the versions, in addition to variants of the Netsky virus.
www.securityfocus.com /news/8567   (597 words)

  
 Teenagerproblems.com - The Teenager Problems Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition to advice on teenager problems we also provide the most detailed sites related to teenagers, and.
teenager - a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity adolescent, stripling juvenile, juvenile
A teenager deals with his fears and life's problems through poetry.
www.teenagerproblems.com   (168 words)

  
 The Teenager's Guide to the Real World ONLINE!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Teenagers have not been out in the real world and experienced life as independent people.
The most frustrating things in the world to many teenagers are all the rules, laws and restrictions that seem to impose limits on everybody.
A teenager is faced with a wide variety of limitations.
www.bygpub.com /books/tg2rw/tg2rwtoc.htm   (1486 words)

  
 Teenager Quotes
As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.  ~Fran Lebowitz, Social Studies
The teenager seems to have replaced the Communist as the appropriate target for public controversy and foreboding.  ~Edgar Friedenberg, The Vanishing Adolescent
The invention of the teenager was a mistake.  Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way.  ~Judith Martin
www.quotegarden.com /teenagers.html   (987 words)

  
 Working it Out: Learning to Negotiate with Your Teenager
Negotiation is most effective when both parent and teenager are able to clearly identify and discuss their sources of disagreement and misunderstanding.
It also provides a way for parent and teenager to learn to understand each other better and to grow in their relationship.
Recognize the changes a teenager is experiencing with social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
www.ext.nodak.edu /extpubs/yf/famsci/fs550w.htm   (1028 words)

  
 Meriter Health Services - How Do You Know if Your Teenager Needs Help?
Teenagers are going through a process of identity formation, and for some there is a temptation to use alcohol and other drugs to deal with the constant flux of changing moods and feelings.
When abusing chemicals, teenagers avoid working through the adolescent developmental life tasks that are required for them to develop into healthy, mature adults.
Teenagers become addicted to chemicals or begin to have significant problems with their use in a matter of months.
www.meriter.com /living/Library/chemical/teenlist.htm   (588 words)

  
 DanceSafe: talking to your teenager
As a result, teenagers often feel accepted only when they are with other teenagers and, therefore, it is very important for them to fit in with their peers.
Parents often become frustrated and angry during this period, although much of this teenage behaviour is an effort to prove to themselves that they can survive away from the comfort and security of their family.
Remember that it is important for teenagers to have a sense of control over their own lives and for this to happen you will need to be flexible.
www.dancesafe.org /parents/adf.php   (1215 words)

  
 How do I talk to my teenager about dating, relationships and sex? - Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
By the time your son or daughter enters puberty, he or she should be well aware of the biology driving the physical changes going on in their bodies.
Talk to your teenagers about teenage pregnancy and have him or her visualize how parenthood would change their lives and result in their shouldering adult responsibilities before their time.
Being a positive role model and using honesty, openness and love to help your teenager become a happy, healthy adult is more likely to have a long-term positive result.
www.ynhh.org /pediatrics/adolescence/dating_and_sex.html   (686 words)

  
 HealthAtoZ Exclusive : Understanding Your Teenager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Your teen may not be a cheater, have an eating disorder, or experiment with drugs, but his or her friends may be.
Because parenting is an art, it’s important to understand your teenager’s whole world — particularly his or her interaction with teachers and friends outside of the house, Di Prisco says.
Your teenager is going to seem at times emotionally out of control.
alegent.iqhealth.com /atoz/HealthUpdate/Alert09092000.htm   (673 words)

  
 Teenager 'handed stillborn baby in bottle' | This is London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The teenager's shocked parents put the 11-week-old foetus in the family fridge before complaining to hospital bosses.
When the teenager's parents rang the hospital to complain, officials sent a midwife and an undertaker to collect it.
But the teenager and her mother were left stunned when hospital staff handed them the foetus, by now placed in a specimen bottle enclosed in a blue plastic bag and a brown padded envelope.
www.thisislondon.com /news/articles/12076861?source=PA   (366 words)

  
 For Teenagers: You Get to Design Your Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It simply is a fact that as a teenager all of these questions are wide open and you get to select the initial answers for all of them from an infinite pool.
Most teenagers do not believe in themselves, nor do they believe that there is any way to improve their odds of success.
You might have noticed that, as a teenager, your brain and body seem to be obsessed with members of the opposite sex.
www.bygpub.com /books/tg2rw/chap0excerpt.htm   (1441 words)

  
 Gor's World - Life of a Teenager in Thailand
He is a Thai teenager who moved to Norway after his mother married a Norwegian.
Gor sends out a warning to teenagers and parents that this could be a very dangerous time for them.
He sends out a warning to other teenagers about how easy it is to become trapped in that kind of life.
www.gorsworld.com   (2704 words)

  
 Nationwide Teenager Auto Insurance
It's usually cheaper to add a teenager to their parents' policy, rather than be insured separately.
Parents need to inform their insurance agent or company that their teenager is being added to the policy.
As a teen driver, you'll likely be cancelled and if you can get insurance, expect to pay a much higher rate for the next 3-5 years.
www.loweryourpremiums.com /nationwide-teenager-auto-insurance.htm   (526 words)

  
 Bed Spread Teenager
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www.1st-home-decorating.com /48/bed-spread-teenager.html   (350 words)

  
 The Myth of the Teenager Growing In Christ July 18, 2001 Gateway To Joy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lisa Barry: Did you know that the term teenager is a relatively new concept in the 20th century and although someone, somewhere must have thought it necessary to section off a new group of people, I wonder if it was wise?
The highest desire of a teenager is to become a more perfect teenager, a rock or movie star--certainly not a man or a woman.
Parents leave their own teenage years behind and become true adults; children never have to become teenagers at all.
www.backtothebible.org /gateway/today/20864   (1848 words)

  
 Miss Florida Teenager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jana, as a 5th generation Floridian on both sides of her family, is very honored to represent the teenagers of Florida.
This year Miss Florida Teenager is planning to help with coastal clean-up, Metropolitan Ministries, the Under the Bridge Ministry, and the Children’s Home, in addition to her regular donations to and anything she can do for Shriners.
As Miss Florida Teenager, Jana plans to use her title to partner with and showcase many organizations that give so much back to our communities.
teenager.flauspageants.com /queen   (699 words)

  
 Your Teenager's Mind - Your Teenager - Growing Up With Hearing Loss - Raising Deaf Kids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Teenagers with hearing loss may find it hard to accept themselves.
Walk your teenager through the steps she has to take to get what she wants.
But your teenager is learning about control, and getting what she wants.
www.raisingdeafkids.org /growingup/teen/mind.jsp   (810 words)

  
 My PC, the Teenager
The prototype's complete lack of stability stays with it like a teenager's clumsiness until, after a maturation process, the maker ships what it calls a finished product.
You'll see that teenager in every desktop computer you can buy today, because even after two decades the PC is still just a prototype, and nobody cares if they go up in flames every now and then.
The teenager picks up the skateboard before he finishes learning the stunt bike.
www.disenchanted.com /technology/teenage-pc.html   (1065 words)

  
 A Teenager's Guide To Emancipation
"Emancipation" is a legal process that gives a teenager who is 16 or older legal independence from his or her parents or guardians.
Emancipation is a major decision that can help a mature teenager who is getting little help from his or her parents to live a more independent life.
It is sometimes possible for a teenager to get the relief and help that he or she needs without taking this step.
www.larcc.org /pamphlets/children_family/teen_emancipation.htm   (1504 words)

  
 Understanding Your Teenager
Your teen may not be a cheater, have an eating disorder or experiment with drugs, but his or her friends may exhibit such behaviors.
Because parenting is an art, it's important to understand your teenager's whole world, particularly his or her interaction with teachers and friends outside of the house, Di Prisco says.
Because it's a "sacred instrument of connection" to friends who are experiencing the same feelings and transformation from childhood to adulthood.
www.mercksource.com /pp/us/cns/cns_health_a_to_z.jspzQzpgzEzzSzppdocszSzuszSzcnszSzcontentzSzatozzSzalert09092000zPzhtml   (689 words)

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