age 17

  1. Parenting

    How to protect kids from cyberbullying

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    That cellphone you just got for your teen could be a deadly weapon. And, no, we're not talking about texting (or talking) while...
  2. School & Education

    College solicitations: Real mail or junk mail?

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    In the increasingly competitive college application process, not only are our kids competing for spaces in the college or university...
  3. K-12

    Teaching children to embrace their differences

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    Everyone feels different at some point in her life. Rather than focusing on differences in a negative way, parents can teach their...
  4. Family Fun

    Family bonding: Trying something new, together

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    Last weekend, we took the kids to a climbing gym about an hour away. We'd seen the ads for the place and wanted to try it for at...
  5. Parenting

    Boost your teen girl’s self confidence

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    Help boost your teenager daughter's self confidence by nurturing her talents, being a good role model, and helping her build a...
  6. K-12

    The Nutmeg high: A new drug trend?

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    YouTube is now home to several videos of teens smoking nutmeg in order to get a "nutmeg high." What is up with this and what can you...
  7. School & Education

    4 Ways to get kids to school on time

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    For most families, the most hectic time of day is when the alarm clock goes off. Getting the kids out of bed, dressed, fed and ready...
  8. K-12

    Help your child discover her talents

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    Is your child a talented, budding artist, athlete or academic? No matter where your child’s talent lies, you can help him discover...
  9. K-12

    How to explain to your kids why parents fight

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    When kids witness their parents butting heads or engaging in a yelling match, they may be confused, scared or even worried that the...
  10. K-12

    OMG mom! Kids and slang

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    Every generation has it's own slang. Every generation develops its own ways of communicating certain issues within the group. What...
  11. K-12

    Is 3-D okay for your kids?

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    Advances in technology are bringing 3-D into movie theaters, the home and even your kid's hand-held video game. But the technology...
  12. Parenting

    Is your child over-scheduled?

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    As a parent, it seems there are a million opportunities to sign your child up for some sort of activity. Whether it's sports, clubs,...
  13. Parenting

    Introducing your kids to what it takes to run a household

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    What does the term “running a household” mean to you? Is it cleaning? Is it budgeting and bill-paying? Is it cooking? Is it...
  14. Parenting

    5 Ways to help your teen resist negative peer pressure

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    The teen years are no picnic -- for your child or for you as a parent. There are hormones, school pressure and mood swings -- and...
  15. School & Education

    12 must-do rules for back to school

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    Some parents wait to the last minute to get everything in order for the new school year, but it doesn't have to be that way! Here...
  16. K-12

    Schedule now, don't overschedule later

    One of the reasons summer time is so loved and dreamt about is the extended period of downtime. There’s less schedule, less demands,...
  17. Parenting

    How much independence should a teenager have?

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    It’s a challenging time for everyone. As much as you know your job as a mom is teach your children to leave you, it feels too close,...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...