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Tweens, Teens and Lying, What Parents Should Know and Do

Tweens, Teens and Lying, What Parents Should Know and Do

How good is your lie detector? Fibs are normal part of adolescence, to an extent. Here's how to tell when they're being untruthful – and appropriate consequences.

October 2012
Shaving 101 for Beginners Tips for Tweens and Teens

Shaving 101 for Beginners Tips for Tweens and Teens

Kids facing a hairy situation? Here is some advice for parents to help adolescent boys and girls when they're ready to tackle razors.

October 2012
Distracted Teen Driving Challenge Shows Local Teens Dangers

Distracted Teen Driving Challenge Shows Local Teens Dangers

Allstate brings its program to several metro Detroit high school students, alerting them to the realities of texting, rowdy passengers, talking on cell phones and more.

October 2012
Self-Centered Teens: How to Deal

Self-Centered Teens: How to Deal

Does your kid think the world revolves around her? Here's why your adolescent is acting this way – and what parents can do.

August 2012
Teens and Drugs – K2 and Spice are Banned, but What Fix is Next?

Teens and Drugs – K2 and Spice are Banned, but What Fix is Next?

Drug du jour K2 is now illegal in Michigan. But that doesn't mean parents can rest easy. What's at the heart of teen drug use? And what can families and communities do?

August 2012
Voice Cracking in Boys

Voice Cracking in Boys

It can be an embarrassing right of passage for your son. Why exactly is it happening? And how can parents help their teen kids cope? Tips and advice.

July 2012
Teen Party Season 101: How Underage Drinking Can Harm Both Parents and Kids

Teen Party Season 101: How Underage Drinking Can Harm Both Parents and Kids

With the prom and high school graduations in full swing, kids are ready to cut loose – sometimes, with alcohol. Here's what every family needs to know.

May 2012
Childhood Depression and Antidepressants

Childhood Depression and Antidepressants

Do you think your tween or teen is struggling with major depression? Here, parents can learn about medication and therapy options, risks, warning signs and tips for running intervention.

May 2012
8 Ways to Save Cash on a Prom Dress

8 Ways to Save Cash on a Prom Dress

The big dance is around the corner. Help your teen score a sweet gown for the special occasion – without making a big dent in the family budget.

April 2012
When Your Teen Won't be Caught Dead in Public with You

When Your Teen Won't be Caught Dead in Public with You

Your kid sometimes wishes you'd just disappear. Sound familiar? For most parents, it's par for the course. Here advice and tips on how to deal.

March 2012
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