Teen

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.

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Teen

Why Taking My Teens to School Each Day Was One of My Best Decisions

It's amazing what you can get out of a short period of time.

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Teen

Why Giving My Teens Rewards—Even for the Little Things—Works for Our Family

Experts are split on the long-term effects of the reward-based parenting strategy.

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Teen

Talking About School Shootings with Your Teen

They happen often enough that discussing school shootings with your teen requires thought. Experts break down a good con...

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Teen

How to Help Protect Teens on Instagram

Teens have a lot of fun on IG, but they can also experience plenty of negativity. A new guide aims to inform parents on ...

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Teen

Are Parents Too Competitive When It Comes to Their Kids?

Why happiness researchers say we may be pushing our kids too much.

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Dating & Sex

How to Prevent Your Teen Daughter from Dating a Much Older Man

With so many celebrities making it increasingly common, it gets more challenging for parents steer daughters away from i...

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Teen

Girl, 12, Sets Herself on Fire While Attempting Viral ‘Fire Challenge'

Her mom is speaking out about the latest dangerous teen challenge.

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Health

Should School Districts Ban Fast Food?

In Richmond, Missouri, education officials are no longer allowing students to eat fast food items in cafeterias.

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