age 16

  1. K-12

    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...
  2. Parenting

    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...
  3. Family Fun

    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....
  4. 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...
  5. K-12

    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...
  6. School & Education

    Should you encourage your teenager to go to art school?

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    “Mom, I decided I want to go to art school.” The words hang in the air. Sure, you’ve encouraged your child’s artistic and creative...
  7. Tips & Advice

    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...
  8. K-12

    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...
  9. Parenting

    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...
  10. K-12

    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...
  11. Parenting

    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....
  12. Parenting

    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...
  13. K-12

    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?...
  14. K-12

    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...
  15. School & Education

    The end of the school year: Summer enrichment

    As the school year winds down, the freedom of lazy summer days beckon. Weeks - perhaps months - on end to laze and play and...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...