Dennisse

Girl 2 Girl

Asking a complete stranger for information on personal topics like birth control or teen pregnancy is beyond awkward. It’s sort of like the feeling you get when you go into the drugstore to buy pads or tampons and there’s a really cute guy at the register, ringing up…

Cookbook

The Cookbooks are In!

Check it! The brand-new 2nd edition cookbooks are in! The printer just delivered them yesterday. They are beautiful and fun, and packed with so many delicious and easy recipes. This is our slammin’ 2nd edition of Quick & Easy Recipes for Teens.  Huge praise to…

Come On In!

Hello readers! We thought that since you’re reading our blog, you might be curious as to where we’re blogging from, so here it is, welcome to our home away from home – the CYWH Resource Center! We’ve got a very colorful, cozy little spot located…

Comfortable In the Skin You’re In

The day started out really badly. First I was late for work and stuck in traffic on a crowded bus with no where to sit. It was early in the morning and I was so tired. When I finally made it to work I was…

Let Yourself Try

So let me tell you a little something about Dennisse.  When she first joined our Youth Advisory Program, two years ago, she was a high school junior with some work experience.  She had been working as a cashier over at Boston’s Aquarium, sitting in a…

NSTAR Walk/CYWH Table

On Sunday, June 8th, 2008 NSTAR hosted the Walk for Children’s Hospital Boston. 288 teams full of thousands of patients, friends, families, community members, doctors, and nurses signed on to participate in the event. At the walk, the CYWH’s own Dennisse, Paoli, Kristen, and Adrianne…

Your Money = Your Choice = Your Health

I was at my friend Ledia’s party, and I was talking to a tall, skinny, geeky guy named Jessie.  He studies economics and psychology – meaning: he learns about how people buy things, and how that affects the economy.  So I asked him: “I’m a…

Paoli

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye

Time goes by very fast, but I’ve learned that you have to make the most of the experiences that come your way. Take advantage of them and mold and shape them into what you envision them to be. Wow! Almost two years at they CYWH……

Testing Testing 1-2-3!

Today is National HIV Testing Day. The campaign “It’s Your (Sex) Life” has raised awareness about the importance of getting tested as well as providing important information about having responsible sex. Wouldn’t it be awesome if teens across the country, around the world even, got…

We Are Family

To me, family isn’t just the people you live with, it’s anyone and everyone who is close to you. Graduating from high school has really helped me realize how valuable my family is. When I was walking down the aisle to my seat I saw…