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 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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Why I Don't Let Underage Teens Drink in My Home

It isn't keeping them "safe" and "off the streets" at all. Not even on New Year's Eve.

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How to Discuss Body Image with Your Teen

It can be a fraught topic for adults, let alone you and your teen. Posing the right questions can make you both feel mor...

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My Son Is Learning to Drive and I Have Feelings About It

Plus, sound advice for dealing with it.

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This Is Why I Get to Know the Parents of My Teens’ Boyfriends or Girlfriends

My mom did it for my sisters and me as teens, and it made a world of difference.

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I Don't Care If Other Parents Don't Do This, I Do

And you don't have to like it, because though it may not be popular, it's the right thing to do.

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Why It's So Hard to Shop for Clothes With My Teen Daughter

Admittedly, some moms may think this is actually a good thing.

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4 Ways to Raise a Generous Teen

One tip: Instead of a one-off around the holidays, keep kindness top of mind every day.

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Why Grades or Goals Aren't the Moments I'm Proudest of My Teens

Excelling in academics and performing well in extra-curricular activities aren’t the only successful moments teens exper...

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