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Parents and Teens

What's It Like To Be Your Son Or Daughter?

Dr. Tim Cavell | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Dr. Tim Cavell

Think about the relationship you have with your children. More importantly, consider what your children think about that relationship. Is it a plus for them? How invested are they in that relationship?

6th Grader Calls 911 Overdose From Bus

Elaine Pawlowski | Posted 11.01.2013 | Impact
Elaine Pawlowski

Sixth grader Drew Carlson saved a life. He called 911 for an overdose while on the school bus to Woodland Middle School in Illinois. He was upset that the student he was sitting with mentioned that he had just taken lots of pills and hoped that he would die in peace before they got to school.

10 Things Parents Just DO Understand (A Rebuttal)

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Over on HuffPost Teen, 15-year-old Sam Koppelman has written a post titled "10 Things Parents Just Don't Understand About Teens." It is wise well beyond his 16 years, but, nonetheless, there are a few things that we over at the Parent's page would like clarify on behalf of our entire demographic.

10 Things Parents Just Don't Understand About Teens

Sam Koppelman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Teen
Sam Koppelman

It turns out the Fresh Prince was right: "Parents are the same no matter time nor place." So here are 10 of the most annoying things parents just don't understand about teens today.

6 Crucial Questions For Tommy Jordan's Family

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 03.08.2012 | Parents

The media is focusing yet again on Tommy Jordan, the North Carolinan dad who gained notoriety for having posted a video on YouTube of himself berating...

How Do I Disapprove of My Daughter's Friend or Boyfriend Without Being an Invasive Mom?

Elizabeth Berkley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Berkley

Whether it's a new boyfriend or a friend who sets off that little warning light in your brain, deciding how to handle these kinds of situations is one of the biggest struggles I've heard moms talk about.