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10 Reasons To Suggest You’ve Lost Touch

June 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

1. You share Michael Jackson’s death with your teenager and then start humming, Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough. Your teenager’s reaction is to ask you to stop singing. You don’t bother mentioning Farrah Fawcett then. (Or maybe that’s just me.)
2. You want your son to look neat and tidy in his cool new clothes [...]

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Tags: Drugs · Education · Fashion · Grooming · Motivation · Parental Bonding · Rules · Technology · Teen Dictionary

Do You & Your Teenager Speak Different Languages?

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments

I was flicking through the newspaper the other evening when my son stood behind me and started reading over my shoulder.
“Finally some good news for the NRL,” he said.
“What do you mean?” I asked as I started reading the main article on the page that he was looking at. It was clearly a damning article [...]

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Would You Be Happy If Your Daughter Was Called A Hyena?

April 19th, 2009 · 6 Comments

According to the Africa Science blogspot, hyenas encourage sex with strangers. Dr. Jennifer Austin Leigh, the “number one teen girl expert in America,” also uses the term ‘hyena’ to refer to sexually active teenage girls. She recently created this descriptor in her book, Laid or Loved? The Secrets Guys Wish You Knew About Being a [...]

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Tags: Parental Bonding · Self-esteem · Technology · Teen Dictionary · sex

What You Should Know About Rainbow Kisses

March 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Rainbow kisses are about oral sex. There I’ve said it. Straight to the point.
Apparently it’s a relatively common practice among teenagers these days.
The Urban Dictionary, www.urbandictionary.com, offers three definitions for Rainbow Kisses (warning, the conservative or squeamish should stop reading now):
1. “When a guy gets a few chicks together. Each wearing a different color [...]

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