The Pressures of Prom

April 16, 2012
Hosted by Nikki and the Paper Hope Street Team

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Episode Description

Are you feeling any pressure about going to prom? Between who will be your date, how you will be asked, the cost of what you will wear to some of the darker pressures like alcohol and the pressure to have sex on prom night we will be discussing the validity of these pressures and what parents and teens can do to put a plan in place to help elevate the pressure and make sure prom is filled with fun. Hear from our teens, Yvonne and Ashli and mom, and founder of Paper Hope Tamra, as they share stories and safe guard tactics moms and teens can use to help make prom safe and stress free.

Paper Hope Street Team

Paper Hope Street Team

Monday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Kids Channel

Paper Hope Street Team is made up of teens ranging in age from 13 to 19. They will be talking about issues that are impacting teens and their families. We will discuss topics that affect teens’ daily lives such as friendship, relationships, underage drinking, sex and drug use. No topic is off limits.

Paper Hope was started to provide a tool to help mothers and daughters open the lines of communication when facing these difficult subjects. Taking stories from founder Tamra Wade’s high school journals we want to take a glimpse into the raw world of a teen-aged girl to start the conversations.

Each week the Paper Hope Street Team will be discussing a blog topic from a teen’s unique perspective and offering parents and teen’s solutions to everyday issues. We hope you will be a part of the conversation! Tune in Mondays at 12 Noon Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel. Produced by KidStar Radio Network.

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Nikki and the Paper Hope Street Team

Nikki and the Paper Hope Street Team

Our newest Paper Hope Street Team radio show host, Dommnique Newman, also known as Nikki, is full time in high school. Nikki is an amazing student maintaining a 3.8 GPA.

She has been a company dancer since she was seven years old. Nikki’s disciplines are modern, jazz, ballet, hip-hop and tap. She is currently in advanced dance at school.

She is the team manager for the softball team and is a teacher’s assistant as well. She took cheer and gymnastics for several years.

She attended ACT acting school in Phoenix, Arizona for three years. In 2008 she was invited to participate at the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) annual competition in L.A. and won numerous awards and has molded with Barbizon.

She has a passion for helping others with her volunteer work and working with children with disabilities. She is very close with her large family. She loves to travel and live life to the fullest. She believes no one should live life in fear of anything! She's always willing to talk, listen, and support whoever needs a friend at any time.

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