parenting teens

  1. K-12

    Every girl needs the HPV vaccine, so why are so many skipping it?

    According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), only 37.6 percent of teenage girls receive all three doses of...
  2. New Moms

    Awesome stages of childhood you get to look forward to

    As long as there have been kids, parents have lamented the Terrible Twos and the dreaded teen years. It doesn't have to be that way...
  3. School & Education

    Public high school vs. private: Does it affect college options?

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    Does going to a public school hurt your chances of getting into an Ivy League college compared to your private school peers? Not at...
  4. Tips & Advice

    6 Ways to get blocked by your kids on Facebook

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    If you're like a lot of parents, you started a Facebook account to see what your kids were up to and to make sure this "Facebook...
  5. Parenting

    How to install parental controls on your teen's computer

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    The internet is rife with dangers for even the smartest teenagers. Learn how to manage your child's access to lurking dangers by...
  6. K-12

    A 6 step guide to trouble-free teenagers

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    If given a choice, many parents would prefer to fast-forward through the teen years. That's primarily because of all the horror...
  7. Parenting

    How to maintain a healthy relationship with your teen

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    You thought you had seen everything with your teen, but suddenly your kid goes and screws up in a way you never even imagined. Even...
  8. Tips & Advice

    When kids hit mom

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    "Lisa" has four children — one has a really good job, two are in college and the fourth hits her.
  9. Parenting

    Make your home a hangout for your kids and their friends

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    When my kids were young I often encountered moms with older kids who would say, "Enjoy them while they are young!" along with the...
  10. K-12

    Does the pregnant boys ad go too far?

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    Ads are popping up in Chicago in hopes of curtailing the city’s high teen pregnancy rate, but instead of depicting pregnant...
  11. K-12

    OTC morning-after pill may be coming to your local pharmacy

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    A federal judge has ordered the FDA to allow the morning-after pill to be sold without a prescription to anyone who wants it —...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Payton Rae: Staying true to herself while chasing a dream

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    Country singer Payton Rae is well on her way to a successful singing career — and she’s only 17. From a young age, she...
  13. Parenting

    6 New Year's resolutions for parents of teens

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    Parenting teens is a difficult task — and one that keeps changing as your teen matures. When you spend more time having...
  14. Parenting

    Desperate to make the cut

    Teenage years are filled with insecurity, doubt and overall awkwardness. And in recent years, these types of insecurities --...
  15. Parenting

    What? You squealed your daughter’s secrets?

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    Are you one of those lucky moms whose teen confides in her? Earning your daughter’s trust and confidence is so important...
  16. Living

    Using technology to connect with your teen

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    The more gadgets in your teenager's hands, the further they seem to drift from you. These days it is hard to have a conversation in...
  17. K-12

    Friday night lights: Not just for football players

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    Your child doesn’t have to be a football player or cheerleader to take part under the Friday night lights. There are so many ways to...
  18. Parenting

    Modern-day teen addictions

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    You’ve warned your kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, but are you prepared to keep them safe from a whole new range...
  19. Parenting

    Do you strive to be the "cool" parent?

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    Some parents fall into the trap of wanting to be so “cool” that they forget what their teens really need is a parent. Do...
  20. Parenting

    Are slumber parties the new excuse for hooking up?

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    Sleepovers have always been a fun way for teens to spend time with their friends. But the trend these days is towards sleepovers...