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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Dating & Sex

How to Prevent Your Teen Daughter from Dating a Much Older Man

With so many celebrities making it increasingly common, it gets more challenging for parents steer daughters away from i...

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Teen

Girl, 12, Sets Herself on Fire While Attempting Viral ‘Fire Challenge'

Her mom is speaking out about the latest dangerous teen challenge.

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Health

Should School Districts Ban Fast Food?

In Richmond, Missouri, education officials are no longer allowing students to eat fast food items in cafeterias.

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Teen

Discussing Technical Education with Your Teen

College can be a costly way to find out what your kids don’t want to do for a living. Technical education could be a bet...

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Teen

A Letter to Parents of Teens: When You Need Help Speak Up

One mom writes a letter to fellow parents to remind them that they can't do it ALL on their own. Adulting is hard, but p...

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Teen

'Lazy Mom' Shares Why She Lets Her Teen Handle the Household Grocery Budget

The Barefoot Five blogger posted a photo of her 13-year-old daughter working on the family grocery budget, and the inter...

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Teen

Teen Hospitalized With Second-Degree Burns After Doing the 'Hot Water Challenge'

The latest viral challenge is definitely not safe to try.

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Teen

Dear Son, Let Me Tell You What Cool Really Is

One mom's letter to her teenage son attempts to convince him of what's really cool in life—spoiler alert, it's not using ...

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