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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Prom

The Pros and Cons of Tracking Your Child on Prom Night

Tips for keeping your teen safe on prom night—without being too overbearing.

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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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Teen

The Best Debit Cards for Teens

Learn the pros and cons of both prepaid and checking account debit cards before deciding what’s best for your family.

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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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