Tweens & Teens

Tweens Overusing Makeup, Fragrance and Hair Product?

Pre-teen novices are notorious for overdoing it with the grooming products. Local pros discuss the three biggest offenders and how to help your tween manage.

How to Set Curfews for Teens

Learn how parents can keep their tweens and teens safe with firm yet fair rules and consequences. Read this advice on curfews for teens.

Teenagers and Piercings: What You Should Know

When done correctly, body and facial piercings can enhance one's sense of self, but is it safe and what should parents know if their teen wants one? A local artist weighs in.

11 Teen Volunteer Opportunities in Southeast Michigan

Get your teen involved in the community through these organizations in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

How to Shave: 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.

Top 5 Sneaky Places Teens Hide Drugs

Parents beware: After reading this list, you’ll start seeing the drug-concealing potential of every household item. Get informed with this insightful read.

Teen’s First Concert: How Parents Can Make it Safe and Fun

It's one your kids will always remember. Make it a positive experience for all with this guide to help families navigate the night (and nix embarrassment).

How to Avoid Teen Parties When You’re Out of Town

A southeast Michigan teen's house party drew 400 guests and got parents talking about leaving teens home alone. Here's what experts recommend.

Voice Cracking in Boys

It's one of the embarrassing signs of puberty in boys. Why exactly is it happening? And how can parents help their teen cope?

Shoplifting and Teens

For all the ethics lessons parents try to pass on, even seemingly 'good' kids steal. Is your teen a shoplifter, and if so, what can you do?

Talking to Teens About Their Friend’s Risky Behavior

Parenting a teenager is stressful, especially when their friends start upping the ante with risky experiences. How do you address these behaviors?

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.