teen behavior

  1. Tweens, Teens & College

    Caught red-handed: Your teen's a thief

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    When your teenager has been caught stealing, is it simply rebellious behavior or a cry for help? Before you risk pushing your...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    Nurturing an edgy teen

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    If you have a child who doesn’t fit in, don’t focus on the negative aspects of being different. Embrace your child’s unique...
  3. Tweens, Teens & College

    Desperate to make the cut

    Teenage years are filled with insecurity, doubt and overall awkwardness. Not only are young bodies going through the natural...
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    4 Halloween costumes to avoid this year

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    How sexy is too sexy when it comes to teen’s Halloween costumes? We looked at the worst of the worst super risque options and came...
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    Set your child’s internal alarm clock

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    Rousing a sleeping teen is a parenting challenge that spans the ages. Rather than wasting time returning to your teen's room over...
  6. Technology

    Warning signs of cell phone misuse

    Smartphones are tremendous tools that hold all of the power of the internet and a cell phone in your pocket, but giving the devices...
  7. Tweens, Teens & College

    Should you give your teen birth control?

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    Your teen has had a boyfriend for several months and although you’ve had the ongoing sex talk and are mostly confident that she...
  8. Tweens, Teens & College

    The Medicine Abuse Project: "Wake Up to Medicine Abuse" Week

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    Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse has grown to epidemic levels in our country, and unfortunately it's rampant among...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    Depression rates climb as girls enter teen years

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    Teen girls are three times more likely to suffer major depressive episodes than younger tween girls, according to new research. With...
  10. Tweens, Teens & College

    Balance between being a mom and a friend

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    A mother has a multitude of roles from nurturer to disciplinarian. And somewhere in between is friend. However, it can sometimes be...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Calming foods for hyperactive kids

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    Which foods help calm hyperactive kids? Experts recommend taking a look at the foods your kids are eating to find out why certain...
  12. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to have a back-to-school drug talk with your child

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    Before your teen returns to school in the fall, sit down for a serious talk about drug abuse. Learn how to do your research ahead of...
  13. Tweens, Teens & College

    Are teens turning away from Facebook?

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    Teens were the first to embrace Facebook — that’s who it was created for in the first place. Now that everyone from an 11-year-old...
  14. Tweens, Teens & College

    When teens cut: The scary truth teens can easily hide

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    What do you know about cutting? Some teens and adults cut themselves in order to release pain, a ritual that’s usually done in...
  15. Tweens, Teens & College

    What is it with body modifications?

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    The art of body modifications and body piercings has really taken off in the past few years, and even teens are getting in on the...
  16. Tweens, Teens & College

    Teens and heroin: Same drug, different game

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    Mention heroin and most adults picture strung-out addicts in a back alley, using dirty needles to shoot up. Heroin is back with a...
  17. Tweens, Teens & College

    Exercise and teen girls: How much is too much?

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    Exercise can be addictive, but when does that rush your teen gets from working out actually turn into a bad thing? Just as with...
  18. Tweens, Teens & College

    Your divorce: Coming clean to your teen

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    Divorce is hard on everyone in the family. Teens can be especially vulnerable at this time — even more so if there are harsh words...
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    The salt and ice challenge: Don't let your teen get burned

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    The latest teen challenge to take over YouTube may seem like harmless fun, but it can have serious consequences. The salt and ice...
  20. Teen Behavior

    Teen tantrums: The son edition

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    Does your teenage son have days when he just explodes? If he's having a tantrum and acting more like a toddler than a teenager,...