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Jim Liebelt

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Jim is Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim has over 25 years of experience as a youth and family ministry specialist, and has been on the HomeWord staff since 1998. He has served over the years as a pastor, author, youth ministry trainer, adjunct college instructor and speaker. Jim’s culture blog and parenting articles appear on HomeWord.com. Jim is a contributing author of culture and parenting articles to Crosswalk.com. Jim and his wife Jenny live in Olympia, WA.
Coerced Sexual Activity Common for Teen Boys, Young Men

A new study examined the pervasive, but largely unexamined problem of sexual coercion among teen boys and young men and found that coerced sex is fairly common and can lead to psychological distress and risky behavior.

Study Finds Link Between Teen Girls, Depression and Obesity

A new study finds a link between depression and weight gain in teenage girls. Depressed teens were more likely to gain weight and those who struggled with weight were more likely to experience depression.

Kids of Authoritarian Parents More Likely to be Obese

A new study suggests that kids whose parents are strict but not emotionally receptive are more likely to be obese, compared with kids whose parents set boundaries but are affectionate.

Four-in-Ten Children Missing Out on Good Parenting

A new study finds as many as four-in-10 infants fail to properly bond with their mothers and fathers by the age of three – storing up a series of social problems in later life.

What's Hot? 03/21/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens

Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report.

Riding With Impaired Drivers Tied to Riskier Teen Driving

Teens who've been in cars with impaired drivers may be more likely themselves to get behind the wheel drunk or drugged, a recent study suggests.

Research Links Later School Start Times to Teen Benefits

Findings of a University of Minnesota study are the first to conclusively link later morning school starts to higher test scores, better grades and fewer teen car crashes.

Study: Teen Labor Force Plunged Over Past Decade

The numbers of working teenagers has plunged by nearly half over a decade, from 44 percent in 2000 to 24 percent in 2011.

What's Hot? 03/14/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Millennials Consume Content Every Waking Hour

According to a January 2014 survey of 839 millennials, they spend 18 hours per day consuming media.

Smartphone Use in Restaurants Leads to Distracted Parenting

Study finds many parents focused on their devices instead of their children.

How Much Data is Generated Every Minute? [Infographic]

In every minute of every day, loads of data are being generated. Just how much, you ask?

Bullying Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Adolescents

Children and teens who are bullied may be more likely to think about or attempt suicide, a new study from the Netherlands suggests.

Teens Likely to Get Opioid Rx for Headaches

Nearly half of teens who visit a doctor complaining of headache pain walk away with a prescription for a narcotic painkiller, researchers found.

Teens Who Try E-Cigarettes Are More Likely to Try Tobacco Too

While electronic cigarettes may be marketed as alternatives that will keep teenagers away from tobacco, a study suggests that may not be the case.

What's Hot? 03/07/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Over Half of Millennials Have Shared a ‘Selfie’

A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 55% of Millennials have posted a “selfie” on a social media site.

Judge Rules Against Teen Who Sued Parents for Financial Support

A New Jersey honor student suing her parents had her motions for financial support, including high school tuition payment, denied by a judge who said it would set a bad precedent by setting limits on parenting.

Smoking Tied to Changes in the Structure of Teen Brains

Young smokers who have smoked more cigarettes have clear differences in their brains compared to lighter smokers, according to a new study.

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