age 15

  1. Tips & Advice

    "I'm not here to be your friend."

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    Growing up, I cannot tell you how many times I heard, "I'm not here to be your friend, I'm here to be your father!" Anytime I...
  2. Parenting

    Responsibility and your teen’s first job

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    Does your teen want a job? Do you want your teen to get her first job? Or perhaps you both think it’s an awful idea that will...
  3. Family Fun

    9 Experiences your family should have this summer

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    From watching fireworks to jumping in puddles, these easy (and mostly free!) summer activities are sure to make lasting good...
  4. School & Education

    Are homeschooled kids really lacking in socialization?

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    With the growing numbers of homeschooled kids getting into Ivy League universities, most people would now agree that homeschooling...
  5. Parenting

    Negotiating with teenagers: Crazy or critical?

    You may put the notion of “negotiating” with teenagers on the same level as negotiating with toddlers: Crazy. After all, both...
  6. K-12

    Using peer pressure to your parenting advantage

    You likely remember your parents warning you about the dangers of peer pressure. “If your friend jumped off a cliff, would you do...
  7. Family Fun

    10 Family fun nights under $20

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    In the age of texting, tweeting, blogging and skyping, families can go days without face-to-face conversations. That's why planning...
  8. K-12

    How to recognize when peer influence turns to pressure

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    As much as we talk about helping kids to resist “peer pressure,” it exists. Even for the most self-assured, independent-thinking...
  9. Parenting

    5 Simple steps to help your tween or teen study for a test

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    Test anxiety is no fun for kids or moms. Teens and tweens are stressed out enough on a normal day, and when you throw in a huge...
  10. Super Moms Guide

    Make a summer bucket list with your kids

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    Hot, lazy days spent lounging and playing are great -- but they shouldn't be the only kind of days you and your kids have this...
  11. Family Fun

    Should your teen become a Junior Camp Counselor?

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    Each summer, teens flock to camp -- but not as campers. Many camps offer Junior Camp Counselor positions that give teens the...
  12. K-12

    How to handle kids' crushes

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    Whether it’s a secret crush on a cute kid from class or a crush on a teen pop star, chances are that your child’s first crush will...
  13. Tips & Advice

    3 Tips for helping your child establish strong interpersonal relationships

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    Teaching our kids about relationships -- friendships, family relationships, romantic relationships and professional relationships --...
  14. Parenting

    Could my teen be a cutter?

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    Cutting, a form of self-injury, is a disturbing trend among teens that often takes parents by surprise. Like many behavioral issues,...
  15. School & Education

    What is unschooling?

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    To those brought up in a strict school environment, the idea of unschooling seems almost unfathomable. But this growing movement...
  16. Tips & Advice

    Supplementing your child’s art education

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    School budgets all over the country are taking hits. Hard, hard hits. Even while there are increasing demands on academic...
  17. School & Education

    Homeschool: Why are so many parents choosing it?

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    What is behind this growing movement in home education? With over two million students being homeschooled in the United States,...
  18. Family Fun

    High-tech, musical and artsy summer camps for kids

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    Is your child a film-lover? A budding scientist? A Grammy-winner in the making? Here are some of the most unique camps and summer...
  19. Family Fun

    7 Kid-friendly outdoor activities

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    With spring fast approaching, it's time to get the kids back into nature. Exposing them to a wide range of outdoor activities at a...