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

Discussing Technical Education with Your Teen

College can be a costly way to find out what your kids don’t want to do for a living. Technical education could be a bet...

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Teen

A Letter to Parents of Teens: When You Need Help Speak Up

One mom writes a letter to fellow parents to remind them that they can't do it ALL on their own. Adulting is hard, but p...

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Teen

8 Conversation-Starting Books for Teens

Talking about mental health issues and coming-of-age struggles with your teen doesn’t have to be awkward. When you feel ...

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Teen

'Lazy Mom' Shares Why She Lets Her Teen Handle the Household Grocery Budget

The Barefoot Five blogger posted a photo of her 13-year-old daughter working on the family grocery budget, and the inter...

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Teen

Teen Hospitalized With Second-Degree Burns After Doing the 'Hot Water Challenge'

The latest viral challenge is definitely not safe to try.

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Teen

Dear Son, Let Me Tell You What Cool Really Is

One mom's letter to her teenage son attempts to convince him of what's really cool in life—spoiler alert, it's not using ...

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Liz Pryor

Teen

Why Teens at Home During Summer Are a Lot Like a House Full of Homer Simpsons

Liz Pryor shares a funny take about her teens' slovenly tendencies during summer break.

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Teen

18 and Counting: Why Parenting Doesn't End When Kids Turns 18

Telling it like it is. Wisdom and candor from a single mom raising three kids.

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connect with teens

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Teen

How to Improve Communication With Your Teenager

Trying to make meaningful conversation with teenagers doesn’t have to be like pulling teeth. It’s all in your approach.

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entrepreneurial kids

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How to Raise an Entrepreneurial Kid

Meet four teens who mean business and the moms who are teaching them how to turn passion into profit.

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