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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How to Talk to Your Teen About Acne

It's not the easiest topic to broach, but NYC-based dermatologist Amy Wechlsler, MD, has tips.

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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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To My Son’s Teachers Who Love Him Just as He Is: Thank You

He's not the best student in the class, but they have always pushed him and encouraged him without criticizing.

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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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Your Teen Who Is Acting Out Probably Needs You More Than Ever

What I have learned with my three teens is this: When they are acting out, when they are testing me and pushing the limi...

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I Changed My Parenting Style to Drastically Improve Our Mother-Daughter Bond

Plus, she taught me new ways to help me live my best life.

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How I'm Raising My Teen Sons to Be Self-Sufficient Men

It's exhausting, but I think it's working.

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Giving Your Teens Reminders Doesn’t Mean You're Doing Anything Wrong

Honestly, there was a time when I thought, Am I enabling them? Am I making it so they will be less independent and causi...

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