age 16

  1. Tips & Advice

    How to take the candy out of Easter

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    Easter doesn’t have to mean gigantic baskets overflowing with candy. Many parents are limiting the candy in favor of more useful and...
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    Is your child a smartphone orphan? Balancing work and family

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    Blackberries and cell phones and laptops, oh my! When it comes to the virtual office, let's face it, sometimes we're too...
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    Checking a babysitter's driving record

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    Is it feasible to check the driving record for a potential nanny or babysitter? Here's how you can verify that the childcare...
  4. Parenting

    5 Ways to teach your children to save

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    Anytime is the right time to teach kids the value of money. Older kids, especially, are subjected to constant media and peer...
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    Is your child depressed?

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    As parents, we know that kids experience a wide range of emotions on any given day. One minute they can be happy, the next...
  6. Parenting

    How to create a smoky eye for prom

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    Love the drama of the smoky eye look? Learn how to recreate this beauty trend with tips from a pro. Your makeup for prom will have...
  7. Family Fun

    Family movie night: Recreate the larger-than-life movie experience right at home!

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    The expense of theater movies, concessions and gas to get there has reached beyond most family budgets. So why not enjoy a weekly...
  8. School & Education

    What did you learn in school today? Getting your kids to talk to you about their day

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    Does getting your kids to offer information about school seem more difficult than pulling teeth? Do you ever feel like a lawyer...
  9. Parenting

    An ecofriendly prom: Green prom party fun

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    Prom, that memorable adolescent rite of passage, is just around the corner. Every year, high schoolers around the country stress...
  10. Parenting

    Teens and tanning: How to get the right shade for prom

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    Tanning for prom is a longtime trend, but all tanning products aren’t foolproof. When teen tanning goes awry, it can become orange...
  11. Tips & Advice

    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...
  12. K-12

    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...
  13. K-12

    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...
  14. Tips & Advice

    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  17. Tips & Advice

    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...
  18. Tips & Advice

    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?...
  19. K-12

    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...
  20. Tips & Advice

    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...