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Worst Pamphlet Ever Instructs Kids To Enable Bullies

By kat_rosenfieldApril 23, 2014
If there were a prize for the worst bullying awareness backfire in history, it would be officially awarded, forever, to Zeman Elementary School in Lincoln, Nebraska. Last week, a group of unsuspecting Zeman fifth graders were sent home with a list of instructions detailing proper ... More  →
Worst Pamphlet Ever Instructs Kids To Enable Bullies

Auntie SparkNotes: Is "Being Yourself" Really The Best Idea?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 22, 2014
Hey Auntie, A lot of our culture these days screams "Be yourself, don't be someone you aren't, do you." However, I feel like I might have gotten too comfortable with this. I'm a really independent person, and I love being unique. Sometimes, though, I start to think, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is

Auntie SparkNotes: I Think Tattoos Are Bad, But My Boyfriend Wants One

By kat_rosenfieldApril 21, 2014
Hey there Auntie! I have a question for you, regarding tattoos and people. So my boyfriend, who I've been officially dating for the past six months and who is my best friend, has been intent on looking into getting a tattoo for his 17th birthday. I ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Think Tattoos Are Bad, But My Boyfriend Wants One

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Parents That My Roommate Is Gay?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 18, 2014
Dear Auntie, This is going to be a rather delicate topic, so bear with me. The most important thing to know before going into this is that I'm from a very religious family. I'm very happy being religious, and I think I can consider myself pretty ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Parents That My Roommate Is Gay?

The 8 Alter-Egos of Katniss Everdeen

By kat_rosenfieldApril 18, 2014
Katniss Everdeen, the Girl on Fire, and the reigning champion of the 74th Annual (and final!) Hunger Games. But we bet you've never been introduced to... More  →
The 8 Alter-Egos of Katniss Everdeen

Auntie SparkNotes: Why Should I Shave My Armpits?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 17, 2014
Hi Auntie! The problem I'm actually asking you about is kind of silly. It's been a really big problem for me, especially this year as the temperature gets warmer. Should I shave my arm and leg hair? Seriously, this is a problem! I don't want to shave ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Should I Shave My Armpits?

5 Reasons to Get Psyched for the Paper Towns Movie

By kat_rosenfieldApril 17, 2014
If you've been sooooo excited about The Fault in Our Stars coming out this summer, you might have been too busy watching the trailer on repeat while ugly crying excitedly counting down the days pre-premiere to catch this bit of delightful news: while Hazel Grace ... More  →
5 Reasons to Get Psyched for the <i>Paper Towns</i> Movie

Auntie SparkNotes: Dealing with a Hateful Teacher

By kat_rosenfieldApril 16, 2014
Dear Auntie, I am a sophomore in high school. I am a good student— I get around a B average—but not in math. My math teacher hates me and finds ways to punish me in class. If I don't put good work on my assignments he ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Dealing with a Hateful Teacher

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Tired of Being "Just Friends"

By kat_rosenfieldApril 15, 2014
Dear Auntie, So basically I've had this crush on a girl since the beginning on 9th grade. There was one point when she kind of liked me back, but it didn't really last long and nothing came of it. Now skip forward two years and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Tired of Being

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Totally Naive About Sex

By kat_rosenfieldApril 14, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm just going to come out and say it: I'm an introvert who doesn't know much about HND, and my friends are always calling me naive and ignorant. I don't understand jokes that are made about HND or innuendos. It takes me ages to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Totally Naive About Sex