"We know what causes that now,” I said, smiling at her.
“Huh?” she replied in her usually perceptive way. I pointed to her rather stretched pregnant tummy attached to her 16-year-old body.
“Oh, that’s not very funny.”
“No, pregnancy isn’t,” I agreed. “Especially when you’re not yet grown yourself.”
This conversation with teenage girls has taken place way too many times. . . . Parenting Today’s Teen contracted with counties to put independent teens into their own apartments. This was just one of the many girls we served in...
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