UK Teens

This Is What It's Like To Grow Up With Teen Parents

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Adults who grew up with teen parents have now revealed the impact that having a young mum and dad had on them. And, as with all families, their experi...

Dad Shares Harrowing Photos Of Daughter's Dying Moments In Powerful Anti-Bullying Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A father has shared heartbreaking images of his teenage daughter just moments before her life support system was switched off in a bid to end online b...

Self-Injury Awareness Day: Why Is My Child Hurting Themself?

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Parents

Self-harm and self-injury are topics that ranks pretty highly on the scale of difficult conversations parents have to broach with their children. Bu...

How Can I Help Other Women? Five UK Female Groups To Get Involved With In 2017

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

To kick off All Women Everywhere, our month-long focus around women on The Huffington Post UK, we are looking at five organisations who make it their ...

Five Graphs That Reveal Exactly Why Teens Are So Anxious About Their Future

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The next generation of UK voters have been dubbed “Generation Angst” in a landmark survey that claims today’s teens are overwhelmingly anxious a...

New Survey Reveals Just How Little The Next Generation Of Voters Trust Britain's Politicans

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

“Racked” with anxieties about the post-Brexit world, the next generation of voters do not believe there is a single politician trustworthy enough ...

This Survey Predicts Teens Will Become The First Victims Of The 'Social Media Explosion'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Teenagers are set to become the first victims of the “social media explosion” as the world moves too quickly for them to keep up with, a new study...

Why A Clever Pupil Is More Likely To Smoke Cannabis As A Teenager

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Smart children are twice as likely to smoke cannabis as teenagers than their less academic peers, new research has revealed. Pupils who do well at sc...

Stop School-Shaming Parents

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Parents

There have never been so many options for parents choosing schools for their children, from free schools to academies to faith schools. But with this ...

Hundreds Of Students Make An MP Their Valentine To Demand Better LGBT Sex Education

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Hundreds of MPs have woken up this morning to Valentine’s Day cards from LGBT students demanding compulsory sex and relationships education in schoo...

Tory MPs Back Compulsory Sex And Relationships Education For Teens

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of teenagers in schools across the country could be set to receive compulsory sex and relationships education after a group of Tory MPs back...

How Positive Parenting Can Help Your Relationship With Your Teen

Gemma Pepper | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Parents
Gemma Pepper

Dealing with a teenager can be one of the most daunting parts of parenting. The general worry is that they will fall into the wrong crowd, finding the...

Teen Writes Searingly Honest Letter Thanking Drug Addict Parents For Not Being There

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An academically successful teenager has written a searingly honest open letter to her drug addict parents, thanking them for showing her “life is no...

20 Things To Avoid When Parenting A Teenager

Cai Graham | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents
Cai Graham

As our children grow up everything, starts to change. No sooner do we start feeling confident that we have this 'parenting-lark' sussed - that the goalposts start moving. Here are some pointers: helping you and your teen navigate adolescence.

Carers As Young As Five Are Struggling To Fulfil Their Potential, Charity Warns

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of young carers are struggling to fulfill their potential because of responsibilities at home, a new survey has revealed. Research from the ...

Schools 'Will Lose Children's Mental Health Support'

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics

Schools are cutting back on counsellors as a result of steep Government cuts, headteachers told MPs on Monday. Slashed budgets will hit the most emoti...

Girl, 15, Charged With Murder Over Death Of Seven-Year-Old Katie Rough

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK

A teenager is due to appear in court on Wednesday charged with murdering seven-year-old Katie Rough. UPDATE: Katie Rough was reportedly found with a s...

Parents Warned About Long List Of Teenage Texting Codes

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Parents

Parents are being warned about an increasing number of teenage “texting codes” that are used to disguise the meaning of messages. The Police Servi...

Harrowing Police Film Prompts Dozens Of Online Grooming Reports From Children

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Dozens of children have come forward with reports that they are being groomed online after watching a video based on the tragic murder of 15-year-old ...

'Inspirational' Teen Dies From Severe Allergic Reaction After Eating A Takeaway

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An “inspirational” 15-year-old girl has tragically died from a severe allergic reaction after eating a takeaway meal. Lancashire teen Megan Lee d...

Children's Commissioner Calls For New Curbs On Online Bullying

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Politics

Children need a new digital watchdog to protect them from bullying, data-selling and privacy abuses on social media sites such as Instagram, a new rep...

Shocking Video About Rape And Murder Of Girl Aims To Warn Teens Of Online Grooming

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Police have released a harrowing video based on the grooming, rape and murder of 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood, warning young people about the dangers ...

Anxiety In Teens - How To Help Your Loved Ones When They're Feeling The Strain

Mary Walton | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Mary Walton

Being a teenager is difficult enough in its own right. There's so much changing in their lives that it's normal for them to feel the strain. However, those feelings can quite easily roll over into anxiety. What do you do when your teenager is suffering with these feelings?

#AllWillSucceed If We Change The Meaning Of Success

Elizabeth Wright | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Wright

What about the child's potential? All of us, from the moment we are born, have an innate potential that we can achieve in life. Depending on whether we are given the right support, conditions, and development, AND Self Belief, we will succeed ... or not

This Trans Teen Has Hit Back After Tesco Refused To Accept His ID

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A transgender man has spoken about his shock after a Tesco store refused to serve him tobacco because they didn’t believe his female ID belonged to ...