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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Inspiring Teens on Instagram Stand Up Against Bullying

In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, we are taking a look at inspiring teens building positive communities on Instagra...

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Our Kids Are Friends, So That Makes Us What Exactly?

The parade of parent parties can be overwhelming, but I still RSVP ‘yes’ sometimes.

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How on Earth Are We Going to Pay for College?

If this question is killing you, listen up—we tapped three top financial aid pros for the answers you need.

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Discussing a Gap Year with Your Teen

The year between high school and college can be a chance for a teen to explore and mature—without the pressure of grades...

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They May Not Want to Admit It, But Teens Still Need Their Moms—A Lot

The combination of hormones, bullying, depression, and social and school pressures is too much for them to bear on their ...

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Why Do Teenagers Make Life So Much Harder for Themselves?

Finding matching socks and making lunch are not earth-shattering tasks.

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We Love Our Kids, But That Doesn't Mean We Still Do Everything for Them

When my three children were babies, I did it all for them. But now that they are teens, I have a different philosophy.

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Why I Stopped Criticizing Myself in Front of My Kids

We are too quick to call ourselves “fat," "ugly," or “stupid.”

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Why Giving My Teens Rewards—Even for the Little Things—Works for Our Family

Experts are split on the long-term effects of the reward-based parenting strategy.

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Talking About School Shootings with Your Teen

They happen often enough that discussing school shootings with your teen requires thought. Experts break down a good con...

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My Husband Is a New Stay-at-Home Dad & He Is Freaking Out!

What happens when a recently retired husband can't handle the pressure of taking care of his daughter's rigorous schedul...

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