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Synonyms for preteenager

a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age)


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The objective of the campaign is to encourage parents of preteenagers and teenagers to talk to their children early and often about delaying sexual activity.
In some cases, they may have been talking about messages they had given to their older children, rather than to their preteenagers.
For example, several parents in New York had been teenage parents themselves, and four of them indicated in the questionnaires that they thought their preteenager had already had sex.
Although providing children with age-appropriate information about sexuality starting in preschool corresponds to recommendations from professional organizations, (25,26) most interventions to support parent-child communication about sex focus on the parents of preteenagers or teenagers.
Major Finding: Risk for suicide ideation and/or attempt was higher in young adolescents who report drinking alcohol as preteenagers (adjusted odds ratio 2.
Teenagers and preteenagers and boys as young as 5 are hurling stones at Israeli soldiers.
Stacey Kanzler, who invented the Sandbagger and a new industry for fighting floods, said a five person crew from preteenagers to adults can fill up to 1,600 sandbags an hour using her equipment.
Several providers mentioned that they address abstinence during conversations with sexually inexperienced preteenagers to provide information.
Mirroring the above findings, a larger proportion of youth who had had mostly same-sex friends as preteenagers than of those with friends of both genders reported no steady dating during either early or middle adolescence (57% vs.
Youth who reported that as preteenagers most of their close friends were in higher grades had nearly twice the odds of becoming sexually experienced between ages 13-14 and 15-16 of youth who reported that most of their close friends were in the same or lower grades (1.