age 17

  1. Parenting

    Are your kids addicted to video games?

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    A new study published in Pediatrics showed that nearly 1 in 10 kids are pathological gamers. Find out the signs that your child is...
  2. K-12

    When your teenager hates you

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    It's the rare parent-child relationship that doesn't go through some growing pains during adolescence. Even the most loving,...
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    How much is too much exercise for a child?

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    By now, we all know that a healthy life means healthy choices, like eating well and regular exercise. That applies to kids, too. As...
  4. K-12

    How to help kids manage their emotions

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    Life isn’t easy for a tween. In fact, life can be downright complicated and confusing for adolescents. Keep reading to learn how to...
  5. K-12

    Should kids be banned from buying energy drinks?

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    Long Island, New York is mulling a potential ban on energy drink sales to kids, claiming that the drinks are too unhealthy for...
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    When friends are a bad influence

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    Sometimes watching your kids grow up can be painful, especially when you can't keep them from making mistakes. Chances are, many of...
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    Tips to keep your kids healthy at school

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    A healthy, happy child will perform better at tests and learn more at school. You know how to keep him healthy at home, but how can...
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    Tricks kids use to get their way

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    It doesn't take long for a parent to discover the dichotomous nature of children. On one hand, they are adorable, precious and full...
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    Is your teenager lying to you?

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    You thought you dealt with the lying issue when your child was younger. You thought it was clear: you and your teenager had enough...
  10. Tips & Advice

    How not to be a helicopter parent

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    Helicopter parents -- ones who are knee deep in every school and life issue, leaving kids little room for their own problem solving...
  11. K-12

    Acne actually causes depression, new study finds

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    A new study by British medical researchers found that teen acne can actually cause depression. How can parents help their teens...
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    The problem with helicopter parenting

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    Helicopter parenting is quite common in our society these days. It goes by many names -- overparenting, death grip parenting,...
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    The most ineffective things to say to your kids

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    Communicating with kids isn't always easy. As parents, we have plenty of opportunities to pour wisdom out on our kids -- probably...
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    Slow parenting: The hands-off approach

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    Slow parenting means child-led parenting, to an extent. Those who parent this way prefer to let their children explore their world...
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    Giving kids privacy online

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    The time has come. Your child has been watching your online life for years now and wants such a life of his or her own. Okay, you...
  16. Tips & Advice

    Helping your child learn to receive criticism

    If the term “constructive criticism” makes you cringe, as it does to many of us, you may find it challenging to teach your child...
  17. Parenting

    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  20. K-12

    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...