Did you know that 1 out of every 5 to 10 teens (boys and girls) has sent an explicit photo to someone and 1 out of every 3 to 8 teens have received them. Here's how to handle it with your teen. 

Meredith

Are you kids turning into little adults right before your eyes? Are they teenagers yet? With social media changing all the time, there are plenty of ways to communicate with friends and strangers without even the most watchful parent knowing. With Snapchat, teens can send a photo that with erase in a matter of seconds. However, some kids are using this to sext and with screen shots, that picture can soon be passed around to hundreds. The statistics are unreal on teens sending explicit pictures. Some think they are being funny, others are looking for attention. Whatever the reason, it requires a talk. Having a hard time getting through to your teen? You aren't alone. I found a great article that will get you started and give you all you need to know.