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

My Teens Think My Life Is Pathetic—and That’s OK

Real talk: I used to have similar feelings about my mom when I was a teen. Now I've basically become her, and it feels s...

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Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood By Lisa Damour

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The 10 Most Popular Teen Parenting Books

Goodreads members gave these books the highest ratings.

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This Is the Best Time to Register Your Teens for Summer Camp

Summer officially stars in June, but now is the time to get your kids' summer camp plans on the books.

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This Is the Perfect Comeback When Your Teens Freak Out When You Ask for Tech Help

There will likely still be some eye rolling involved, but oh how quickly they forget.

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When Your Teen Only Has a Few Years Left at Home

How one mom is coping through the realization that her oldest of three teens will be on his own soon.

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The One Thing We Need to Stop Saying to Our Teens

A reminder to parents: Our teen years were not the same as our kids’. So why do we keep saying this same line to our tee...

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The Coolest Teen Birthday Party Themes of 2019

It’s their party...They’re still young enough to care about a birthday...but old enough to throw endless shade if you su...

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Why High School Should Start Later in the Morning

Letting teens sleep later is good for their health, grades and attitude(!). So why do schools start so early?

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What I Want My Kids to Know About Their Single Mother

Above all else, I need my kids to know that I am a happy woman—most of the time—and that life is not always rainbows and ...

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How to Win the Screen Time Battle Without Alienating Your Teens

Warning: It may take some behavioral adjustments on your part, too.

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How to Create More Joy in Your Family & Stop Spreading Negative Energy

When you're overwhelmed with the endless day-to-day responsibilities of life, it's easy spread negative vibes to your fa...

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