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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Parenting

The One Crucial Reason I Adjust My Parenting Style with Each Child

It's easier and more intuitive than you think.

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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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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

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

8 Conversation-Starting Books for Teens

Talking about mental health issues and coming-of-age struggles with your teen doesn’t have to be awkward. When you feel ...

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