Category Archives: Holidays

Trick or Treating with Food Allergies

Trick or treating is a fun activity to do with family or friends, but if you have a food allergy or sensitivity, this activity can feel challenging and scary.  Peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg, wheat, and soy are among the top allergens in candy that…

An Everlasting Fasting

As a Muslim, I fast for a month every year, during the lunar calendar month of Ramadan. Ramadan is considered the holiest month of the year for Muslims. It is a time for fasting and praying. Muslims all around the world fast from sunrise to…

Love is Love is Love

I broke up with my first ever boyfriend on Valentine’s Day my freshman year of college after he refused to see me perform in The Vagina Monologues. He claimed he was uncomfortable hearing me speaking the “V” word publically. I was “peeved” (as my mother…

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is around the corner, and that means it’s time for…new year’s resolutions! I was curious what the most popular new year’s resolutions are, so I did some research. These are some of the most common ones I found: Lose Weight Get Organized…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! For many teens this means time away from school to celebrate with family and friends. This holiday is often food-centered and some teens worry about overeating, but planning ahead can allow you to enjoy your time off and your…

Ringing in the New Year!

Everyone seems to be swept up in the flurry of the holiday season and sooner than we know it 2015 will be knocking on our door! But, before that happens, we have to give this past year its proper due, right? After all we had…