One of my longest-running jobs in high school was at Wendy's, and I really hated work. Now that I'm older, I found out that I didn't have to be trapped behind the window register at Wendy's and I could have done any of these instead.
First I'd like to tip my hat to the parents whose kids get good grades because they study hard and who do their chores when asked. Unfortunately not all kids are that well behaved. Some pay their parents lip service to doing homework, cleaning their rooms etc. then logon to YouTube or text with their friends. Meanwhile others are openly defiant.
In a new study published Thursday, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth University found that American teens who listen to music hear about 34 name-brand references to alcohol every day — something that could contribute to teen substance abuse.