age 15

  1. Parenting Advice & Columns

    How to stop hyper-parenting and just relax with your kids

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    If you’re a hyperparent, you might not even know it -- we parents tend to be in denial about that sort of thing. But if you are, you...
  2. Teen Health & Wellness

    Sleep and your older child

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    The change may be gradual or it may seem sudden. You adolescent starts having trouble falling sleep at night (even though you’ve...
  3. Teen Behavior

    Teaching teens to be safe drivers

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    We'd love it if our kids would do only what we tell them to do, but the reality is that they're much more likely to do what we do...
  4. Parenting Advice & Columns

    When to find a tutor for your child

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    Why is it that so many of us are afraid or reluctant to ask for help? Oh we talk a good game about understanding that no one is...
  5. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Help your child academically without helicoptering

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    We all want what is best for our children and for them to succeed in life. That includes school. Ostensibly for the benefit of our...
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Favoritism and sibling rivalry

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    How many times have you heard it? “It’s not fair!” Or “You let her do it. Why won’t you let me?!” Or the atom bomb of sibling...
  7. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Build special relationships with each child

    It’s impossible to treat our kids exactly the same. You know it is! Yet do you sometimes find yourself trying to do just that? An...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Getting to the bottom of your kids' health issues

    Does your child seem to have a chronic or persistent medical issue? How do you know? Are symptoms related? Or not? Are they subtle?...
  9. Child Development & Health

    Do you ever worry that YOUR child is the class bully?

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    All of us believe that our child, who is sweet and lovable at home, behaves and shows the utmost respect while at school. Most...
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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....
  12. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  14. Monday Mom Challenge

    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...
  15. Teen Behavior

    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,...
  16. Child Development & Health

    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...
  17. Teen Behavior

    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...
  18. Teen Health & Wellness

    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...
  19. Teen Behavior

    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...
  20. Super Mom Tips

    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...