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Tweens & Teens

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Teens and Messy Rooms: Tips on What Parents Can Do

Teens and Messy Rooms: Tips on What Parents Can Do

Is your kid's room ready to be declared a disaster zone? Here is some advice on how moms and dads can help get them – and that bedroom – in order.

February 2012
TV, Video Game and Music Content Ratings and Tweens and Teens

TV, Video Game and Music Content Ratings and Tweens and Teens

These guidelines aren't exactly one-size-fits-all. Parents need to dig deeper to discover what's appropriate for their kids. Here's some tips and advice to help.

January 2012
How to Deal with Dramatic Teens

How to Deal with Dramatic Teens

What's the secret for parents hoping to strike a balance they and their emotional kids can live with? Here are some tips and tricks.

December 2011
Teen Slang: A Funny Mom Point of View

Teen Slang: A Funny Mom Point of View

Whether you think the terms your kids use are 'whack' or 'phat,' you're probably out of the loop of what's cool. Isn't that the point? One mom weighs in.

October 2011
Teens and Tattoos

Teens and Tattoos

Southeast Michigan parents and teens weigh in on this permanent form of body art that's growing increasingly mainstream.

September 2011
Transitioning to Teens

Transitioning to Teens

Here are tips for parents trying to cope with the ups and downs of budding teenhood.

August 2011
Ages 13-17: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Ages 13-17: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Michigan libraries offer top classics, new releases and hidden gems for your high school kid.

June 2011
Ages 8-12: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Ages 8-12: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Two southeast Michigan libraries offer top classics, new releases and hidden gems.

June 2011
Teens and Tanning Beds

Teens and Tanning Beds

Experts expose some of the real risks kids face – from rashes to deadly melanoma.

June 2011
Letting Kids Stay Home Alone

Letting Kids Stay Home Alone

Is your tween or teen ready to hold down the fort when mom and dad are away? Figure out what's appropriate for your child – and household.

May 2011
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