parenting teens

  1. Teen Behavior

    Miley Cyrus speaks out on weight, body issues

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    Miley Cyrus took to twitter to slam critics who have said she has gained weight in recent months. The singer says these harsh words...
  2. Teen Behavior

    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,...
  3. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  4. 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...
  5. Tweens, Teens & College

    Celebrate your daughter's first period

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    The occasion of an adolescent girl’s first period is often a very embarrassing and scary time, even if they have been prepared for...
  6. School Supplies

    Stylish school supplies for teens

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    The summer sun is fading away, and it's back-to-school time! Shopping for school supplies doesn't have to be boring for teens....
  7. Teen Behavior

    Life, death, parenting and Katie Allison Granju

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    For over a month, writer and parenting blogger Katie Allison Granju detailed the tragic sequence of devastating events that...
  8. Bed and bath

    Transition your playroom from toddler to teen

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    The kids may grow and change to suit their ages, but the family playroom certainly doesn’t. Here are some suggestions and tips to...
  9. Teen School & Education

    What parents should know about getting college athletic scholarships

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    Is your child a student athlete? Your child's sport pastime could help pay for college tuition, thanks to college athletic...
  10. Teen Health & Wellness

    Discussing sex and birth control with your teen

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    Reality shows such as 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom are showing the truth about what can happen to teenagers who don’t know the...
  11. Teen Behavior

    Helping your teen make positive friendships

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    Adolescents and teens may look more and more like adults, but their judgment and decision making is decidedly not adult. This goes...
  12. Tweens, Teens & College

    Parent-approved alternatives to teen piercings, tattoos and hair dyes

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    Recently your tween has been dropping not so subtle hints abut her plans to get inked on her 16th birthday. You’ve also heard her...
  13. Child Development & Health

    5 House rules parents should not ignore

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    In my humorous how-to book, 35 Things Your Teens Won't Tell You So I Will, I lay down rules about every aspect of a teen's life....
  14. Teen Behavior

    Normal teen behavior

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    Little children, little problems. Big children, big problems. If you're the parent of a toddler and someone says this to you, you...
  15. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to keep teens safe without nagging

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    Every two years, since the early 1990s, the Center for Disease Control has made available surveys that track risky behaviors by...
  16. SheKnows TV: Families Collide

    Communicating with your teen

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    Whether it's talking to your teen about her first love, warning her about the dangers of smoking or simply trying to find out what...
  17. Teen Behavior

    Teens and risky behaviors: Violence at school

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    Over the last decade and a half, there has been an increase in the percentage of kids who have not gone to school on a given day...
  18. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Talk about risky behaviors

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    When we think about talking to our kids about the "hard" topics, we often mean sexual activity and drug and alcohol use. While...
  19. SheKnows TV: Families Collide

    Getting ready to send your kids to college

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    To help you deal with the practical packing as well as the drama-filled goodbyes, we've put together a guide to get you and your...
  20. Teen Behavior

    Does your teen need a cell phone?

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    If your teen has been pressing you for a cell phone, you may be wondering how to handle his request. Ultimately, each family has to...