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Girls who get over stale design will find smart health info.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

The site includes positive messages about staying healthy, resisting peer pressure, making smart choices, and other important issues.


Some of the articles and first-person stories discuss abuse and sexual assault.


The site covers the basics of sexual health, including anatomy, pregnancy options, birth control, STDs, and sexual orientation.


No profanity.


There's no advertising on the site.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking

The site includes information on the dangers of drinking, drugs, and smoking.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that iEmily is a site for teen and preteen girls offering information and resources on many different health topics. There's a section on sexual health, and the site touches on heavier issues like abuse, rape, and self-injury. There's also content on nutrition, fitness, skin care, and other topics of interest to a younger audience.

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Teens and preteens who are used to sophisticated sites with sleek design and lots of interactive features might find IEMILY a bit basic. The site was launched in 2000, and it still has the look and feel of that era. On the plus side, iEmily has hundreds of articles on topics ranging from healthy recipes to feng shui to hiccups, so there's no shortage of reading material.

Families can talk about...

  • Every family has different opinions on the best approach to discussing sex and sexual health. Talk about your values and expectations when it comes to sex. Some teens are afraid to talk to their parents about sex. Would your teens feel comfortable approaching you if they had a question or concern? Why or why not?

  • Discuss how the media may impact your teen's health, especially relating to body image and sex. Read Common Sense Media's Sex and Media Tips and Diet Messages and Unhealthy Bodies.

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Kid, 10 years old November 6, 2011


I think its really good for GIRLS entering puberty. The reason Im emphsizing the word girls is becuase I know about the sickos of this words, aahem all the boys of this world, and they luagh at some of this stuff! >:(
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Teen, 13 years old Written bytwilightluv101 December 17, 2011


very educational its good for girls who dont no whats going on with their bodies :P
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Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Kid, 11 years old October 9, 2011


I think it's really basic
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Great messages