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

Juuling: The New Teen E-Cigarette Looks Nothing Like Vaping

By now you've heard about the dangers of vaping, but there's a new kind of e-cigarette that is all the rage and looks no...

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Parenting

The Pros & Cons of Phones in School

With more cellphones pouring onto school campuses, parents' minds can be overrun by questions, including the biggest one...

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Teen

How to Teach Children to Think Critically and Recognize Fake News

Living as we do in a world of dark allegations, snarky social media posts and flat-out fake news, teaching kids to think ...

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Teen

How to Talk to Kids About Gun Violence

Sadly, deadly and devastating mass shootings continue to dominate the headlines. How can you share the news about gun vi...

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Parenting

How to Protect Your Child From a Predator: Recognizing the Warning Signs

As young female gymnasts shared their horrifying stories of sexual assault during former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nas...

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Discipline

Teen Shoplifting: Causes and Consequences

Teen shoplifting is more common than you might think. And the consequences are far harsher and longer-lasting than you c...

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Bullying

Too Cruel for School: The Rise of Bullying

Intimidation, harassment, threats, abuse. Bullying among students has reached epidemic proportions, and it's taking ...

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Bullying

Quiz: Is Your Kid Being Bullied?

Mean boys and girls are attacking, antagonizing and intimidating their peers more than ever before. Answer the following ...

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Health

5 Tips for Parents of Teens with a Chronic Health Condition

Having a chronic illness like asthma, anxiety or diabetes can be embarrassing for teens. Here's how they can avoid stand...

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