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What’s a ‘VSCO Girl’ (And Why Are Your Kids Mocking Them)?

The trend is all over social media and features fashion laden with scrunchies, friendship bracelets and pricey brands. Have you heard of it?

Are Today’s Teens Taking Longer to Grow Up?

Fewer teens are getting their driver's license, for example, one study finds. Find out why and get tips for helping your teens become more independent.

Why Do Teenagers Swear?

So why do teenagers swear – and what can parents do to stop it? Gain some insight and help your child clean up his or her language (sans soap).

Teaching Girls the Dos and Don’ts of Proper Feminine Hygiene

Vaginas are complicated – or at least that's what Summer's Eve might have you believe. But a metro Detroit OB-GYN says proper feminine hygiene isn't that complex.

Why Teens Tune Out Nagging Parents (and How to Do Better)

Teens are known for eye-rolling, one-word responses and sass, but parents have some work to do in the communication department, too.

Metro Detroit Siblings Launch Quaranteen Help to Help Other Kids

Coronavirus is causing worries for kids in quarantine, too. With Quaranteen Help, a Bloomfield Hills brother and sister are offering a listening ear and sound advice.

Sophomore Shift: A Metro Detroit Teen’s View on COVID-19

Claire Swadling, a sophomore high school student at Canton High School, shares how the coronavirus has brought both disappointment and hope.

How to Become a Potted Plant Parent for Your Tween or...

A new study shows teens need their parents around more than they might let on, so how can you be there without overdoing it? Check out these tips on being a "potted plant" parent.

Teen Privacy: The Closed-Door Policy

Somewhere around age 12, kids start locking their bedroom doors. Decide where you'll draw the line on tween and teen privacy.

Programmed to Stall: Why Do Teens Procrastinate?

Picking up steam in their tweens, adolescents seem to innately put things off, causing stress for all. Why do teens procrastinate, and what can parents do?

Is it OK for Teens to be Friends With Young Adults?

As teens get older, they might make friends with an older person – maybe even a young adult. Is this OK, and what rules should you enforce if you allow it?

Teens Are Better Off Not Dating in High School

A study says not dating in high school results in teens being more social and less depressed compared to those who do. Here's a case for holding off.