SOCC Youth – Parent Links

Want to know what is going on with culture? Check the websites below to see what your teens are being influenced by.

Below is a list of media related websites that you will want to check out. I will update these as often as possible.

  • www.pluggedinonline.com – an awesome resource for discovering what is going on in the mainstream media that your teen listens to or watches. Find out what the movies and music that your teens are checking out are really about.
  • www.seekalyric.com – find out the words to that song that your teen loves. Use this to open up some conversation about what your teens listen to and what they care about.
  • cpyu.org/Default.aspx – The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding is a nonprofit organization committed to building strong families by serving to bridge the cultural-generational gap between parents and teenagers. At a time when an already confusing youth culture is changing quickly, CPYU helps parents, youth workers, educators, and others understand teenagers and their culture so that they will be better equipped to help children and teens navigate the challenging world of adolescence.
  • www.lifelivedbetter.org/about – Teen Lifeline, Inc. meets the needs of hurting teenagers by providing a safe place of acceptance, empowerment and support.
  • www.cpyu.org/page.aspx?id=76961 – updated daily with articles relevant to youth culture trends.
  • sites.google.com/site/tarrantyms/ – Area Youth Ministers Website. See up-to-date information on what is going on in our area.