Tweens & Teens

How to Shave Properly: Tips for Tweens and Teens

Kids facing a hairy situation? Here is some advice for boys and girls on how to shave properly when they're ready to tackle razors.

Is Your Child a Fortnite Addict?

Here are six signs that the game is taking over your tween or teen's social life.

Voice Breaking in Boys: What You Should Know

It's one of the embarrassing signs of puberty in boys. So, why exactly does voice breaking happen? And how can parents help their teen cope?

How to Avoid a Teen House Party While You’re Out of...

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

Are Teen Summer Jobs a Thing of the Past?

Today's 16-to-19-year-olds are less likely to secure summer employment. What's the deal, and how can you help your teen land a job this summer?

What Causes Jealousy Between Friends?

Got a green-eyed monster on your hands? Find out what causes jealousy between friends and what parents of tweens can do to address it.

Why Tweens are Embarrassed of Mom and Dad

Here's why tweens push away parents' affections – and what to do instead.

Shoplifting and Teens: The Deal on Why Kids Steal

For all the ethics lessons parents try to pass on, even seemingly 'good' kids steal. Is your teen an offender? Find out why kids steal and what you can do to stop it.

The Sext Talk: More Kids Are Sending Explicit Text Messages

Kids as young as age 11 are sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages, a new study notes. How can parents address this risky behavior?

How to Become a ‘Potted Plant’ Parent for Your Teen

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.

Dealing With Teenage Drama: Advice for Parents

What's the secret for parents hoping to strike a balance they and their emotional kids can live with? Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with teenage drama.

How to Handle Delicate Teen Self Esteem

As early as first grade, self-doubt bubbles up. Here's why and what to do.