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More heads are better than one. Get expert advice, tips and tricks on how to raise your teen and tween.

It’s one of the most common parenting slogans we hear, affirmed by everyone from politicians to pediatricians: “It takes a village.” On the face of it, that’s true.

Video games have come a long way since the days when we were just trying to gobble up dots and steer clear of four pesky ghosts.

Two's company and three can be a crowd when it comes to tween girls and friendships.

A little negativity can go a long way. So when you've got a kid who is constantly down on himself, getting him to listen to a positive perspective can seem like an impossible task.

Carpools are supposed to make everyone's lives easier, but this one ride may have caused more trouble than it was worth.

When little boys get into their first superhero costume, magic occurs. They know they have super powers. They think they can fly, bend steel and outrun the wind.

A few days before I started sixth grade at a private school, I went with my mother to get my uniforms.

"Back to school" is about getting back into the groove of a more structured life.

Today's BFF might be tomorrow's bully. Such is the life of the average teen and tween.

  Full disclosure: My boys have committed countless ridiculous, embarrassing, dangerous and stupid acts that I’ve never shared publicly. And it’s been tempting.

  Since I moved to Colorado from Washington, D.C., almost two years ago, I have grown to love summer. First off, there’s no humidity.

The only thing harder than helping your kid handle bullies at school is helping your kid do so when you and your spouse aren’t on the same page.

It was the first time I'd spoken at a high school graduation and I was nervous.

Mean girls don't disappear once you graduate from school. Our parenting expert, Rosalind Wiseman, received a letter from a woman struggling with a workplace bully making her 9-to-5 miserable.

Do you have to be buddy-buddy with the parents of your kid's friends?

They may be young, but tweens experience relationship ups and downs too.