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9INE: Part 9 of 9


posted on April 12, 2011

The lives of two teenagers are forever altered as their emotional journey from childhood to adulthood comes to a close.

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The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, in cooperation with the Public Internet Channel, has created a comprehensive discussion guide that continues exploring the themes in 9INE. With the guide, parents, educators, peer advocates and students are encouraged to engage each other on character choices and basic facts around teen pregnancy. We also give suggestions on how to use this guide in the classroom and at home.

How much does having a baby really cost?

Posted on January 8th, 2012 by Alley Pezanoski-Browne 2 Comments

Having a child is a reward that makes all of the costs worth it. But if you can, you might want to wait to have a child until you can support one. This game and list tell you how much having a baby costs financially.


Why It Matters: Teen Pregnancy and Responsible Fatherhood

Posted on January 6th, 2012 by Alley Pezanoski-Browne 1 Comment

This post comes from our partner The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy about why involved fathers are so important in the lives of their children, and how responsible fatherhood affects teen pregnancy.


Unemployment and youth: finding a job as a teen parent

Posted on January 5th, 2012 by Alley Pezanoski-Browne 1 Comment

Finding a job is a difficult task for all young people, and with the job market being what it is these days, it’s gotten even harder. And the unemployment rate for teen fathers is around 57%. But don’t despair. There are programs and services out there that can help you find the right job for you.


Talking about domestic abuse and healthy relationships

Posted on January 3rd, 2012 by Alexis Cala No Comments

The Public Internet Channel sat down with Joanna V Hunter, author, speaker and blogger on domestic abuse issues, to talk about domestic violence and relationships. See what she has to say and how to get the help you need.


Relationships 101: a crash course in relationships & dating

Posted on January 2nd, 2012 by Alexis Cala 1 Comment

Relationships can be fun when you take your time and find a healthy relationship that makes you happy. Get the relationship 411 with these facts, tips and more.


Having The Talk with your parents

Posted on December 30th, 2011 by Alley Pezanoski-Browne No Comments

There are a lot of teens (maybe you’re one of them) who want to know more about sex and who want to be able to talk to their parents about it. And most parents want their kids to have information too, but the conversation doesn’t seem to be happening. We get it. It’s awkward. It’s uncomfortable. What if you start The Talk with your folks, and they freak out, or worse, get judgmental? Here are some suggestions for ways to talk to your parents about sex.