Your event will be way more fun if there's more to do than just stand around eating Cheetos and trying to think of things to say.
When everyone arrives, break out one of these fun teenage party games.
and she seems to be doing all this okay but she doesn't seem to stay in relationships very long. Thanks, Sue, Kentucky Sue, Most of us parents are never truly ready for our children to start dating. We want to protect our kids from hurt, we worry about who they are dating and whether the relationship is healthy, and of course we worry about the potential for unsafe sex or pregnancy.
While we may remember what it felt like to fall in love for the first time, few of us actually know the brain science behind it.
The brain begins releasing a group of hormones called androgens and as the increase, children start experiencing their first crush.
This first crush has similar ingredients to full blown attraction, but the main act begins at the onset of puberty when the true intoxicating experience of falling in love usually kicks in.
Sit in a circle and give everyone a pile of 20 pieces of candy.
Dating and intimate relationships are a normal part of growing up for many adolescents.
Fifty-seven percent of teens know someone who has been verbally, physically, or sexually abusive in a dating relationship.
Moreover, females ages 16 to 24 are more vulnerable to intimate partner violence than any other age group.
They're a great way to make your party memorable and get everyone involved in the fun. Each group gets a roll of toilet paper and picks one person to be the "mummy." When the clock starts, all the teams have to wrap their mummy using the whole roll of toilet paper.
The two teams who win are the team who rolls up their mummy the fastest and the team who has the most creative mummy.