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April 01, 2012

Teen Dating

How young is too young?

Many of us can relate to Deanna, mom of three girls (one a teen), when she said, "Dating? Not my babies!" Many parents take the issue of teen dating on a case-by-case basis because every kid is different....more»
April 01, 2012

Dealing with Teen Drama

A parent's role

Talk to anybody who is around teenagers on a daily basis, and they'll likely tell you how teenage dramatic behavior is a part of everyday life....more»
April 01, 2012

The First Job

Encouraging your teen to find summer work

It's barely spring, but your teen's likely already looking ahead to summer vacation. With the summer comes a break from school – but not necessarily a break from work....more»
December 01, 2009

Tweens and Teens

The Benefits of Pet Adoption

How a Pet Can Benefit Your Teen

If your young teen has been asking for a pet for the past several years, this might be the perfect time to relent....more»
November 01, 2009

Tweens and Teens

From Holiday Kids to Holiday Helpers

Helping Preteens Find a Place

"Aw, Mom. I don't want to sit with the little kids. They're so dorky!" "Oh no, please don't make me sit with the grown-ups....more»
October 01, 2009

Tweens and Teens

Socialization in Teens

Practical Skills to Encourage Social Confidence

September 01, 2009

Tweens and Teens

Assertiveness and Teens

Encouraging an I CAN Confidence

August 01, 2009

Tweens and Teens

Avoiding the Over-Programming Dilemma

Teaching Teens the Importance of Free Time

July 01, 2009

Tweens and Teens

Idolizing Adults

Why Teens "Reject" Their Parents For Other Adults

June 01, 2009

Tweens and Teens

The Great Pet Dilemma

How Pet Care Helps Teens With More Than Just Responsibility

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