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Advice for Parents of Teens

10 Most Annoying Things Adults Say To Teens About Love

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.04.2015 | Teen

It's pretty much inevitable that, at some point during your teen years, you'll be rejected or dumped or even heart broken. And when that happens, it's...

Sleeping Beauties: 5 Ways to Protect Our Girls

GalTime | Posted 02.22.2014 | Parents
GalTime

In our uber-busy culture that overvalues achievement, external rewards and looks, we have neglected to inform girls about what it takes to successfully navigate this stage of life.

An Open Letter To The Parents Of The Stephentown 300

Kelly Lynch | Posted 11.24.2013 | Parents
Kelly Lynch

Look, I don't blame you for what your kids did. Teens will be teens, and they do stupid things sometimes. It's not fair to judge parents on the mistakes their kids make. It is how you handle that behavior afterwards that reflects on you as a parent.

School Colors

Yves Durif | Posted 10.23.2013 | Style
Yves Durif

Now more than ever, teens have the desire to experiment with bold hair color as a means to shape their image, and it's leaving their parents with questions. How young is too young for color or highlights?

An Open Letter to Parents of Teens Who Are Going to College

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.12.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

remember dropping my then-18-year-old daughter off at college and thinking: Who are these strange people at this strange place and why am I giving them my daughter?

7 Great Tips For Parents Sending Their Kids Off To College

Katerina Rosen | Posted 10.10.2013 | Fifty
Katerina Rosen

A year ago, I was getting ready to go to college 900 miles away from home. When the day finally came, I wasn't one of those girls who teared up about leaving home for the first time. Instead, I unleashed an entire waterfall of salty tears from my eyes at the airport.

Influencing Teens and Tweeners, Part 2

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.29.2013 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Have your teens tell you their vision for their success -- how will they (and you) know that they have been successful, or if the plan is working?

20 Things You Need to Say to Your Teenager

Mara Shapiro | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Mara Shapiro

Kids these days are have so many choices. They're exposed to a lot, much of which they are not equipped or mature enough to handle.

6 Rules Teens Want Parents to Know

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.02.2011 | Parents
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Teens love their parents and deep down they want to get along and have a relationship that they can always count on. However, some things parents do that can drive their kids crazy -- and even sabotage a good relationship.