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Helping Teens Avoid Social Media Mishaps

Helping Teens Avoid Social Media Mishaps

With so many apps that keep us connected, it's easy for kids to get hooked and too often, their online presence goes bad. How can parents keep their teens safe? Experts weigh in.

September 2014
Staying Home Alone: How to Know When Your Child is Ready

Staying Home Alone: How to Know When Your Child is Ready

Whether you just want to run an errand or need to hit the gym for a break, it could be time to let your tween stay home alone. Here are a few ways to know your kid is prepared.

August 2014
Teen's Risky Behavior: What Causes It

Teen's Risky Behavior: What Causes It

A professor of psychology weighs in on why teens tend to take so many risks.

July 2014
Symptoms and Cures for Senioritis in High School Seniors

Symptoms and Cures for Senioritis in High School Seniors

If your child is coming to the end of his high school years, be aware of senioritis. It's more real than you think. Find out what the symptoms are and how you can help.

April 2014
Teen Headaches: Causes, Concerns and Cures

Teen Headaches: Causes, Concerns and Cures

There are a number of factors the cause your headaches – including hormones, stress and lack of sleep. Learn how to identify and treat your teen's headaches.

April 2014
How the Teen Brain Works: Hardwired to Test Parental Patience

How the Teen Brain Works: Hardwired to Test Parental Patience

Risky behavior, skipping curfew and more – your kid's behavior may be making you crazy, but it's not personal. Turns out, his brain is still developing. Find out what's happening.

February 2014
Household Product Inhalant Abuse Among Teens

Household Product Inhalant Abuse Among Teens

Are your kids huffing canned air or rubber cement? Find out why it's is risky behavior and what you can do to prevent it from happening in your home.

December 2013
What to Do When Your Tween Has An Attitude Problem

What to Do When Your Tween Has An Attitude Problem

Read about five of the worst offenses – and what parents can do when their child commits one or more of them.

December 2013
Is Your Tween Too Cool to Trick-or-Treat?

Is Your Tween Too Cool to Trick-or-Treat?

It's totally normal for older kids to 'retire' – but they can still have some spooky fun. Here are five ideas.

October 2013
Teen's First Concert: How Parents Can Make it Safe and Fun

Teen's First Concert: How Parents Can Make it Safe and Fun

It's one your kids will always remember. Make sure it's for the right reasons with this guide to help families navigate the big night (and nix embarrassment).

September 2013
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