Teen Pregnancy

May is Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month. What can you do?

According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, nearly 3 in 10 girls will become pregnant before the age of 20. In 2012, 305,388 teens (ages 15-19) gave birth. Meanwhile, about 18% of women obtaining abortions are teenagers (i.e. about 200,000). Due to these high numbers, many people are rightly concerned about the need for education and resources for these young women. How do we prevent teen pregnancy from happening in the first place? How do we teach ... Read more

College & Single Parenting Advice

The Nurturing Network - An international charitable organization founded by Mary Cunningham Agee in 1985 following the loss of her first child in a mid-trimester miscarriage. Setting politics and rhetoric aside, volunteer members provide practical, life-saving services to women facing the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy. What began as a modest, grassroots attempt to marshal the energy and talent of a few caring friends has blossomed over the years into a powerful Network of over 42,000 dedicated volunteers in all 50 states ... Read more

How To Succeed As A Teenage Parent

Success Stories of Life Success can be measured in many ways. The world would say that success is money, cars, glamour, good looks, big house and job, but countless young teen moms know that it takes hard work to juggle two to three jobs, provide quality and safe day care, ride mass transit to and from errands and find the right community services that support single parenting. They also say that success is measured in happiness, peace and finding love in all ... Read more