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  1. Child Development & Health

    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...
  2. Family Activities

    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...
  3. School Age Kids

    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...
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. School Age Kids

    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...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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 --...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    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,...
  10. Children's 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...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  12. Children's 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,...
  13. Activities for Kids

    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...
  14. Family Activities

    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...
  15. Parenting Humor

    CFS (Can't Find Sh*t) Syndrome

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    Like color-blindness, CFS Syndrome is a predominately male affliction. The main symptom is a frustrating form of object blindness...
  16. Age by Age

    Are parents dressing their daughters like tramps?

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    CNN writer LZ Granderson received quite a response when he wrote a piece titled, “Parents, don’t dress your girls like tramps.” In...
  17. Tweens, Teens & College

    Prom peer pressure

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    As if being a high schooler isn’t tough enough, the pressures of prom can weigh heavily on your teen. Here are some tips on how to...
  18. Parenting Humor

    What's my name again? What should kids call you

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    If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, would an authority figure who goes by their first name be just as authoritative?...
  19. Tweens, Teens & College

    Teen piercing trends: Earlobe gauging, stretching and body piercing

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    Piercings and teenagers go hand-in-hand. Like clothes, makeup, and hairstyles, piercings offer teens a way to express themselves. If...
  20. Child Development & Health

    How to help your angry child

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    You ask your son to unload the dishwasher and he responds with a angry bark. You ask your daughter if she’d like to go to the mall...