Daily Dose #20: Teenagers and Sexting

High-Tech Flirting Turns Explicit, Altering Young Lives But adults face a hard truth. For teenagers, who have ready access to technology and are growing up in a culture that celebrates body flaunting, sexting is laughably easy, unremarkable and even compelling: the...

Daily Dose #19: Facebook and Depression in Teens

Doctors Warn About ‘Facebook Depression’ in Teens Dr. Megan Moreno, a University of Wisconsin adolescent medicine specialist who has studied online social networking among college students, said using Facebook can enhance feelings of social connectedness...

Daily Dose #18: Padded Bikini Top For 7-Year-Olds

I was pretty much speechless when I saw this news story this morning.  And as the father of a little girl I was saddened to think about all the pressure by marketers that will be aimed at her to look a certain way. That’s why we have an important job as...

Daily Dose #14: That’s An Amazing Friend

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend...