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Introducing the (only?) NYE party plans you & your teen will agree on
There comes a stage in most parents' lives when their children are less excited to stay home with them and more excited to be out with their friends. Ah, well — it's bound to happen eventually. And as a parent, of course you want to protect your teens, but you also want to give them room to become their own people. While it's natural for kids to want their independence, it can be tough for parents to chill out and set them free when alcohol and drugs are so prevalent at parties. That's why New Year's Eve can feel like a nightmare for many parents of teens.
Luckily, there are plenty of ways for teens to have a good time on New Year's Eve — and still be in a safe environment. Here are five activities that let them celebrate, have fun and most important, come home safe.