Myrna Beth Haskell

Myrna Beth Haskell

Latest Stories

How to Talk to Another Parent About Their Child’s Behavior Problems

You're not trying to be a tattletale, but sometimes you have to approach a fellow parent about her kid. Here are some tips on how to talk to another parent about their child's behavior.

Teens and Messy Bedrooms: Tips on What Parents Can Do

Is your teen's bedroom 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.

Teaching Teens About Giving Gifts

Presents don't have to cost kids that much money. Here's some advice and creative ideas for parents to share.

Tips for Teaching Your Teen How to Be a Good Leader

It's easy for teens to succumb to peer pressure, but there are three things parents can do to foster their adolescent's take-charge spirit.

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.

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

Your kid sometimes wishes you'd just disappear. Sound familiar? Here is advice and tips on how to parent a teenager who is embarrassed to go out with you.

Parenting Teens: Tips for When Parents Don't Like Their Teen's Friends

Kids' pals rubbing you the wrong way? Here's advice for parents on constructively getting to the heart of the issue, with yourself and with your child.

Girls and Labels: Stopping the Negative Name Calling

Good girls are calling themselves derogatory names, and thanks to rap music and television, it's the norm. How can you get your daughter to stop?

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.