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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).

Boys’ Wet Dreams: How to Deal With This Part of Life

It's totally natural but can be an uncomfortable thing to address with your son. A local expert offers advice on how to handle boys' wet dreams.

What Are the Warning Signs of Teenage Suicide?

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Why Girls Hide Their Periods From Their Parents

Periods can be awkward. Sometimes so much so that girls will hide them. Find out why girls hide their periods and how you can help.

How to Properly Shave: Tips for Tweens and Teens

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

Teaching Your Daughter How to Use a Tampon

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

What to Do if Your Child Enters Puberty Early or Late

The only thing more confusing than puberty is when puberty out of sync. Here's a look at why it can happen and how to help your son or daughter in the process.

Helping Teens That Are Adjusting to a New Sibling

Being parent to a later-in-life child can be tricky when you've already got older kids. Here's how to assist teens that are adjusting to a new sibling.

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.

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?

Tips for Parents on How to Handle a Kid’s First Crush

A kid's first crush can be exciting for the child — and nerve-wracking for mom and dad. Open communication and understanding are key. Read on for more tips.
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