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Our Back-to-School Horror Stories Will Put Yours to Shame

By SparkLifeAugust 26, 2014
Was yesterday a disaster for you? Did you walk into any panes of glass or light your pants on fire in chemistry?... More  →
Our Back-to-School Horror Stories Will Put Yours to Shame

Who Was More Tragic in High School: Tragic Taylor Swift or Tragic Sparkitors?

By Janet ManleyJuly 28, 2014
PLEASE. This is a no-contest. Speaking with Teen Vogue about her favorite fashion trends, our favorite Rhode Island property owner, Taylor Swift, admitted that... More  →
Who Was More Tragic in High School: Tragic Taylor Swift or Tragic Sparkitors?

Meet Emily, the New SparkLife Intern!

By SparkLifeJune 16, 2014
Just this morning, when the alarm went off and Sparkitors ran out of the homestead to inspect the Box, we... More  →
Meet Emily, the New SparkLife Intern!

What Your Avatar Says About You

By Janet ManleyMay 2, 2014
You may not be aware, but this Sparkitor took a whopping maybe-six semesters of undergrad psychology and so is an unofficial expert... More  →
What Your Avatar Says About You

How to Use Mascara

By Janet ManleyApril 18, 2014
By request, I am providing sundry information on mascara use gleaned from a lifetime as a person with buttons for eyes. I... More  →
How to Use Mascara

Happy Teen Lit Day! Here Are Our Fav Books From College and High School

By Janet ManleyApril 17, 2014

Happy Teen Lit Day, everyone! It's funny, it's super fashionable right now for adults to read YA—like someone has

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Happy Teen Lit Day! Here Are Our Fav Books From College and High School

THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: NATHAN

By Janet ManleyApril 10, 2014
Janet has crushed on just about everything, from boys to rowing coaches to English teachers to ski patrollers to boys with mohawks... More  →
THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: NATHAN

SparkSoundtracks

By March_to_the_Beat_of_my_PianoMarch 31, 2014
Fact of life: we need superawesomemegafoxyhot soundtracks for every jump, step, and fall we make in our day to day lives. Ask... More  →

Emily and Janet Gush About Divergent, Theo James, and Teen Dreams

By SparkLifeMarch 21, 2014
IT IS FINALLY HERE! Divergent is screening all over the nation! Sparkitors Emily and Janet took themselves off to see Divergent in big old theater, laden... More  →
Emily and Janet Gush About <i>Divergent</i>, Theo James, and Teen Dreams

The Moment We Realized Our Parents Were Fallible

By SparkLifeMarch 19, 2014

Adolescence gets a bad rap for being a ragey tunnel of parent-child conflict. Mostly, we'd say that's not the case, but

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The Moment We Realized Our Parents Were Fallible