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Tweens & Teens

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Teens and Summer Jobs: Tips and Advice to Help Them Land One

Teens and Summer Jobs: Tips and Advice to Help Them Land One

Working during vacation is an important life experience for adolescents. How can parents help them find the right gig? Get clued in here.

May 2013
Teen Smoking Concerns, Signs, Risks and Facts for Parents

Teen Smoking Concerns, Signs, Risks and Facts for Parents

The U.S. Surgeon General finds cigarette, cigar and other tobacco use still high among adolescents. Discover the trends and indications your kid might be smoking.

April 2013
Teens and Password Sharing: Safety Risks and Advice

Teens and Password Sharing: Safety Risks and Advice

A study finds that one in three teens swap private access information to their online accounts with their friends. How can you help your kid stay safe?

March 2013
Career Focused Camps Give Southeast Michigan Teens an Edge

Career Focused Camps Give Southeast Michigan Teens an Edge

Many colleges are offering summer fare for high schoolers. They experience campus life and explore ambitions – or, just as importantly, discover what they might not want to be when they grow up.

March 2013
Teeth Whitening: Facts on Teens and Bleaching

Teeth Whitening: Facts on Teens and Bleaching

Is it OK for tweens and teens to reach for the bleach in their quest for a 'perfect' pearly white smile? What parents need to know, first.

February 2013
Star Struck Tweens

Star Struck Tweens

Daughter's room look like a shrine to Robert Pattison? Don't sweat. Celebrity crushes are usually innocent (and totally normal!).

February 2013
Teens and Marijuana on the Rise: What Parents Should Know

Teens and Marijuana on the Rise: What Parents Should Know

Current trends and attitudes make pot seem perfectly acceptable. How do you know if your teen is toking – and what are the consequences?

November 2012
Is Your Teen Depressed? How To Know, and What to Do

Is Your Teen Depressed? How To Know, and What to Do

Henry Ford Health System Dr. Kelly Rogalski shares signs parents should be aware of – and options for help.

October 2012
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
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