age 18

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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,...
  9. 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...
  10. School & Education

    Starting the college search? Recruiters looking to state schools over Ivies

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    High school juniors and seniors are thinking about college as the school year gets underway. But where should they be looking? A new...
  11. 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,...
  12. 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...
  13. School & Education

    Should you encourage your teenager to go to art school?

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    “Mom, I decided I want to go to art school.” The words hang in the air. Sure, you’ve encouraged your child’s artistic and creative...
  14. Tips & Advice

    No, life is not fair

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    The other day, I overheard my five-year-old son tell my seven-year-old daughter that, “Life is not fair.” While the heated...
  15. K-12

    Aromatherapy for kids

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    If you are dedicated to green living, you've probably heard of essential oils, but have you tapped into their potential? Essential...
  16. Parenting

    10 Simple ways to bond with kids

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    Between work, school and extracurricular activities, you may feel disconnected from your family and kids. If you feel like you are...
  17. K-12

    Daredevil kid? How to keep your adrenaline-seeking child safe

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    You’ve got one of those kids who just loves adrenaline and to push his or herself beyond the comfort zone. Most of the time...
  18. Tips & Advice

    "I'm not here to be your friend."

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    Growing up, I cannot tell you how many times I heard, "I'm not here to be your friend, I'm here to be your father!" Anytime I...
  19. Parenting

    Responsibility and your teen’s first job

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    Does your teen want a job? Do you want your teen to get her first job? Or perhaps you both think it’s an awful idea that will...
  20. Family Fun

    9 Experiences your family should have this summer

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    From watching fireworks to jumping in puddles, these easy (and mostly free!) summer activities are sure to make lasting good...