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Teaching Your Daughter How to Use a Tampon

A local doctor weighs in with tips and information for parents.

Must-See Movies and Shows to Stream with Teens and Tweens

Looking for something new to watch with your older kids? Here’s a novelty list of the best movies to accompany any movie night for teens and tweens.

What You Should Know About Voice Breaking in Boys

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

12 Volunteer Opportunities for Teens in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Get your high school student involved in the community with one of these volunteer opportunities for teens in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

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.

The Teen Scene: 10 Places in Southeast Michigan Where Teens Want to Hang Out

Tired of watching your kids waste time on their tech? Get them out of the house and let them hang with their friends at one of these local fun spots.

Simple and Fun Budgeting Activities for High School Students

Give your teen a head start for financial success — and spark his or her interest, too — with these fun budgeting activities for high school students.

New Year’s Resolutions for Teens

These improvement goals can be positive growth opportunities. Here's how parents can help with New Year's resolutions for teens in four areas: weight, money, grades and friends.

Cutting Off Cuddles: When Kids Don’t Want to Give Hugs Anymore

When kids don't want to give hugs anymore, it's important to let them take the lead on giving hugs and kisses — or not.

How to Deal with Self-Absorbed Teens

Does your kid think the world revolves around them? Here's what's going on with self-absorbed teens — and what parents can do to address it effectively.

12 Categories of High School Cliques, Identified

A lot's changed since you ran with your friend crew. Research now finds 12 distinct high school cliques. Learn about them and where they rank in the hierarchy.

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.
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