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

The Teen Years Are Making Me Feel the Baby Blues

As my kids are entering adolescence, I’m feeling my postpartum depression symptoms resurfacing.

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Teen

Summer Jobs for Teens: Do They Still Need Them?

A summer job used to be a rite of passage for teens. Now, not so much. Has pre-college prep trumped real-life lessons?

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Teen

How My Teen Thrived When I Was Terrified for Her

As a mom of three teens facing a divorce, I thought I couldn't keep up with my daughter's demanding tennis schedule. But ...

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Teen

The Art of Positive Parenting

Sticker charts and handing out candy worked 10 years ago. When your kids get older, reinforcing good behavior requires r...

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A New Study Links '13 Reasons Why' to Suicide Increase in Adolescents

The study found a 29% increase the month after the show streamed.

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Teen

Teens Work Out for Free This Summer

Planet Fitness invites teens ages 15 to 18 to work out for free all summer long, plus a guide to a full body workout!

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Teen

We Have to Believe We Are Enough for Our Teens

Our children go through puberty and grow and change into an unrecognizable person who is dealing with issues that don't ...

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How to Say No to Mom Guilt

I know, perhaps as well as anyone, that for women with kids there is almost always a hidden dark side to accomplishment ...

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Why This Mom Does Not Focus on Academics With Her Teens

My only hope for me teens is that they are happy, and they never forget how to be kind. For me, that is the true measure ...

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Teen

Teen Regression Is the Worst, Mom Says

If you don't look at your lovely teens daily and wonder where you went wrong and how all of your hard work simply flew t...

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Teen

If You Are Experiencing End-of-School-Year Craziness, You Are Not Alone

The end of the school year brings more stress, more field trips, more projects, more events, more of everything it seems...

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Teens Need to Know They Can Make Money in Trade Careers

High-paying jobs are available for students who choose trade school or vocational or technical education instead of bach...

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