age 16

  1. Parenting Advice & Columns

    When your child doesn't want to go online

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    Chances are, you love the Internet -- both as a tool and a resource. As a mom, it has helped you find information, build community,...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    The teens and birth control debate

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    Does teaching teens about birth control promote promiscuity? That is at the heart of this debate. Most parents want their teens to...
  3. Mom & Dad

    5 parenting mistakes that can screw up your teen

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    There are moments when parents of teens may want to throw up their hands and forget about making an effort at parenting. Their...
  4. School Age Kids

    20 age-appropriate chores

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    While some children are more eager than others to help out around the house, giving your kids chores helps teach them responsibility...
  5. Tweens, Teens & College

    5 Reasons being your teen daughter’s BFF is a bad idea

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    You’re a mom, so you likely want to have good, close and meaningful relationship with your daughter. You can have that, but not by...
  6. Teen Behavior

    Teens and alcohol

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    Underage drinking is against the law and can lead to dangerous behavior and tragedy. Yet many parents are not only aware that their...
  7. Parenting Tips & Advice

    How to parent a difficult child

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    Ever used the following to describe your kiddo? My child has trouble adapting to new situations. My child is easily upset. My child...
  8. Child Development & Health

    Parents’ guide to praising your child

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    When it comes to kids, positive reinforcement goes a long way. But is there such a thing as too much praise? Before you risk not...
  9. Teen Health & Wellness

    Is your adolescent accident-prone?

    Every developmental issue, it seems, has multiple phases -- as parents, we seldom deal with any given issue just once. More...
  10. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to parent teens and tweens

    The heavy sighs. The eye-rolls. The comments you can't quite hear but that you know were insulting. All the signs are there: you've...
  11. Teen Health & Wellness

    Vaccines for high school and college freshmen

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    Vaccines continue to perplex parents concerned about protecting their children against serious diseases yet who want to avoid...
  12. Age by Age

    Keeping track of your kids online

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    Things certainly have changed since we were kids. How often do you find yourself saying that? It’s true, though! The internet didn’t...
  13. Teen School & Education

    Helping older children with homework

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    It's a classic scene: a mom or dad sitting down next to a child, helping the child understand homework. Almost always, however, the...
  14. Teen Behavior

    Helping teens combat peer pressure

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    What is the best way to help your teen combat peer pressure? If you had a nickle for every time your tween told you that "everyone...
  15. Tweens, Teens & College

    Teen Drivers: Track them or trust them?

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    Auto insurance companies have started offering devices for parents to monitor teen driving habits. Services include in-car cameras...
  16. School Age Kids

    Teaching kids about computer viruses

    Most parents spend a lot of time worrying about protecting kids from online predators. But what about protecting the family computer...