age 15

  1. School Age Kids

    Should you look to pro athletes as examples of sportsmanship?

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    They perform almost superhuman feats of athleticism. They win games and championships. They are all over the news and the ads. They...
  2. Children's School & Education

    12 must-do rules for back to school

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    Some parents wait to the last minute to get everything in order for the new school year, but it doesn't have to be that way! Here...
  3. School Age Kids

    Schedule now, don't overschedule later

    One of the reasons summer time is so loved and dreamt about is the extended period of downtime. There’s less schedule, less demands,...
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    How much independence should a teenager have?

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    It’s a challenging time for everyone. As much as you know your job as a mom is teach your children to leave you, it feels too close,...
  5. School Age Kids

    Tips for adjusting kids routine for school

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    You've got the school supplies, you've been carefully talking up the start of school and acknowledging the mixed emotions that come...
  6. Age by Age

    8 Tech gadgets for kids

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    Parenting in the 21st century means keeping up with technology -- especially when it comes to the gadgets your kids are using. From...
  7. Activities for Kids

    Summer camp decompression: Transitioning back home

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    The end of summer camp and the return to home and school can be an emotional and challenging transition for both parent and child....
  8. Children's School & Education

    Keeping school skills sharp during the summer

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    As the school year winds down, the freedom of lazy summer days beckon. Weeks - perhaps months - on end to laze and play and...
  9. Child Development & Health

    Does my child need therapy?

    A bout of low self-esteem, a new habit of throwing tantrums... at age 10. A behavior you could ignore once or twice but are suddenly...
  10. Mom & Dad

    No, life is not fair

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    The other day, I overheard my five-year-old son tell my seven-year-old daughter that, “Life is not fair.” While the heated...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Should you let your child quit sports?

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    You have an athletically gifted child who has a passion for a particular sport. You've invested years of time, money, and emotional...
  12. Tweens, Teens & College

    Should you encourage a fitness conditioning program for your teen?

    You have an athletic teen -- but she seems to be prone to injury. You have a son who is on the edge of coordination and klutz. Which...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Aromatherapy for kids

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    If you are dedicated to green living, you've probably heard of essential oils, but have you tapped into their potential? Essential...
  14. Tweens, Teens & College

    Online games for teens

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    According to a study by the MacArthur Foundation, nearly 97 percent of kids ages 12 to 17 play video games, including online gaming....
  15. Family Activities

    8 Backyard games to keep kids entertained

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    This season, your backyard may be an alternative to theme parks and mega-resorts, or as the place to decompress after one of these...
  16. Crafts

    4 Summer crafts and activities kids will love

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    Back in March, when camp prices seemed exorbitant, you declared your independence. "I'm staying home with the kids," you said....
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    8 Ways to make cleaning fun for your kids

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    Who couldn't use a hand with all the cleaning that needs to be done around the house? And why do we have children, if not to make...
  18. Age by Age

    10 Simple ways to bond with kids

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    Between work, school and extracurricular activities, you may feel disconnected from your family and kids. If you feel like you are...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Why teach responsibility?

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    As a parent, aren’t you amazed by the fact that kids are able to easily absorb some lessons while others take a little…prodding?...
  20. Child Development & Health

    Daredevil kid? How to keep your adrenaline-seeking child safe

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    You’ve got one of those kids who just loves adrenaline and to push his or herself beyond the comfort zone. Most of the time...