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Teens & Tweens

So long baby bottles, hello puberty. It's a brave new world when your kid enters the teen and tween years. Here's practical expert parenting advice on how to have the sex talk, navigate teen driving, plan for college and tackle every other problem that you have (or haven't) thought of.
A teen behind the wheel can make even a relatively easygoing parent freak out. For your sanity's sake, take the high road. More
One couple's experience with international adoption and raising their two daughters in the U.S. More
Caring for a child who physically, emotionally or behaviorally strays from the norm comes with its own set of stressors for parents. It takes a sensitive village to raise a special needs kid—here's how all of us can help. More

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Our favorite celebrities dish on their starring role as parents. More
We covered everything from first bras to first pimples in "What to Expect When You’re Expecting Puberty," our guide for moms of tweens and teens. But there’s still so much more to talk about. So we’re taking your anonymous questions and getting in-the-trenches experts to respond to them right here. Have something you'd like to ask about your son's or daughter's hormonal evolution? Email us at  More
Kelly Flynn on becoming a single mom, by choice, at 42. More
It's time to ditch those pricey SAT prep tools. More
Birmingham-based artists Darius and Bethanne Hill on the issues—and non-issues—of being a biracial family. More
Worried about your teen on the road this winter? Our expert from Chevy shares what your young driver should know. More
College planning tips from Rob Franek, senior vice president and publisher of The Princeton Review. More

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