age 13

  1. K-12

    The problem with helicopter parenting

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    Helicopter parenting is quite common in our society these days. It goes by many names -- overparenting, death grip parenting,...
  2. Tips & Advice

    The most ineffective things to say to your kids

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    Communicating with kids isn't always easy. As parents, we have plenty of opportunities to pour wisdom out on our kids -- probably...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Sibling rivalry: "Safe" conflict

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    One of the biggest challenges parents often face is dealing with sibling rivalry. No matter how hard you try to treat your children...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Slow parenting: The hands-off approach

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    Slow parenting means child-led parenting, to an extent. Those who parent this way prefer to let their children explore their world...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Giving kids privacy online

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    The time has come. Your child has been watching your online life for years now and wants such a life of his or her own. Okay, you...
  6. Tips & Advice

    Helping your child learn to receive criticism

    If the term “constructive criticism” makes you cringe, as it does to many of us, you may find it challenging to teach your child...
  7. Tips & Advice

    When your child doesn't want to go online

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    Chances are, you love the Internet -- both as a tool and a resource. As a mom, it has helped you find information, build community,...
  8. Cooking & Entertaining

    Five fun marshmallow yummies for kids

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    Kids love marshmallows! While they are certainly not in the top 10 most nutritional things to feed your kids, they are definitely in...
  9. Tips & Advice

    5 parenting mistakes that can screw up your teen

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    There are moments when parents of teens may want to throw up their hands and forget about making an effort at parenting. Their...
  10. K-12

    20 age-appropriate chores

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    While some children are more eager than others to help out around the house, giving your kids chores helps teach them responsibility...
  11. Parenting

    5 Reasons being your teen daughter’s BFF is a bad idea

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    You’re a mom, so you likely want to have good, close and meaningful relationship with your daughter. You can have that, but not by...
  12. K-12

    Teens and alcohol

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    Underage drinking is against the law and can lead to dangerous behavior and tragedy. Yet many parents are not only aware that their...
  13. Tips & Advice

    How to parent a difficult child

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    Ever used the following to describe your kiddo? My child has trouble adapting to new situations. My child is easily upset. My child...
  14. K-12

    Parents’ guide to praising your child

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    When it comes to kids, positive reinforcement goes a long way. But is there such a thing as too much praise? Before you risk not...
  15. K-12

    Is your adolescent accident-prone?

    Every developmental issue, it seems, has multiple phases -- as parents, we seldom deal with any given issue just once. More...
  16. Parenting

    How to parent teens and tweens

    The heavy sighs. The eye-rolls. The comments you can't quite hear but that you know were insulting. All the signs are there: you've...
  17. Parenting

    The kids’ home alone debate: What’s the right age?

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    What is the right age for kids to be home alone? We spoke with experts and moms to get the scoop on how they determine when kids can...
  18. Tips & Advice

    15 Back to school tips for moms 

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    The long, lazy days of summer are getting shorter, and summer vacations are concluding as suitcases filled with summer memories are...
  19. K-12

    Vaccines for high school and college freshmen

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    Vaccines continue to perplex parents concerned about protecting their children against serious diseases yet who want to avoid...
  20. Parenting

    Keeping track of your kids online

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    Things certainly have changed since we were kids. How often do you find yourself saying that? It’s true, though! The internet didn’t...