age 13

  1. Tips & Advice

    Start looking for summer programs for your kids now

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    It’s cold outside. You’re more likely thinking of baking cookies than baking in the sun. However, right now -- when your favorite...
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    Flying with kids: What you need to know

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    Air travel has changed a lot in recent years. If you are planning a trip with your kids, this is what you need to know to get your...
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    Mom, I’m getting teased!

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    With teasing and bullying getting more attention, it's important to understand what’s behind it – and how to protect your own child....
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    Are your kids addicted to video games?

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    A new study published in Pediatrics showed that nearly 1 in 10 kids are pathological gamers. Find out the signs that your child is...
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    Dueling hormones: When puberty and menopause collide

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    Now, more than ever, so many households are experiencing puberty and perimenopause and menopause (I call it PM&M for short) at the...
  6. Parenting

    I miss my little boy

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    There are times that I look at my tall and lanky pre-teen son and I ache. My first born baby boy is so far away, and I miss that...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Educate yourself about head injuries in childhood

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    When our children were newborn, we cradled their heads in our hands, supporting their necks and anxiously aware of the importance of...
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    When your teenager hates you

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    It's the rare parent-child relationship that doesn't go through some growing pains during adolescence. Even the most loving,...
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    How much is too much exercise for a child?

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    By now, we all know that a healthy life means healthy choices, like eating well and regular exercise. That applies to kids, too. As...
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    How to help kids manage their emotions

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    Life isn’t easy for a tween. In fact, life can be downright complicated and confusing for adolescents. Keep reading to learn how to...
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    Should kids be banned from buying energy drinks?

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    Long Island, New York is mulling a potential ban on energy drink sales to kids, claiming that the drinks are too unhealthy for...
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    When friends are a bad influence

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    Sometimes watching your kids grow up can be painful, especially when you can't keep them from making mistakes. Chances are, many of...
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    Tips to keep your kids healthy at school

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    A healthy, happy child will perform better at tests and learn more at school. You know how to keep him healthy at home, but how can...
  14. School & Education

    Unschooling: Learning from life

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    Have you heard about unschooling? Unlike homeschooling, which you've probably heard of, unschooling is a life-long parenting and...
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    Tricks kids use to get their way

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    It doesn't take long for a parent to discover the dichotomous nature of children. On one hand, they are adorable, precious and full...
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    Is your teenager lying to you?

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    You thought you dealt with the lying issue when your child was younger. You thought it was clear: you and your teenager had enough...
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    Dealing with your child’s big lies

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    Sadly, lying is a part of life. Even if we put a big emphasis on honesty at home, as adults and parents we lie, and kids learn how...
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    How not to be a helicopter parent

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    Helicopter parents -- ones who are knee deep in every school and life issue, leaving kids little room for their own problem solving...
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    Acne actually causes depression, new study finds

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    A new study by British medical researchers found that teen acne can actually cause depression. How can parents help their teens...
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    Dealing with your child’s little white lies

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    When your child has gotten into the habit of telling little lies, how do you respond? Do you focus on the lie or the partner...