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Parents of Teens

This Christmas Letter From A Daughter To Her Dad Proves The Best Gifts Don't Cost A Cent

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.31.2014 | Divorce

'Tis the season... for the Internet to make us all weepy. Imgur user nuthabrickindawall received an honest, heartfelt, handwritten letter from his ...

How Would You Parent If You Weren't Afraid?

Rachel Simmons | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Rachel Simmons

Many of us repurpose memories of childhood struggle into anxiety about our kids' futures. Eyeing them in the rearview mirror, or as they drop their book bags by the door, we scan their faces for the answer to one question: "Were you happy today?"

8 Tips For Parents Of Teens With Depression

Posted 05.05.2014 | Parents

By Cari Nierenberg, Contributing writer Published: 05/01/2014 10:53 AM EDT on LiveScience The teenage years are notoriously turbulent. Adolescen...

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?

GPS for the Parent of a Teenager's Soul

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

As I wrapped by scarf tighter around me and put my hands inside my poncho for warmth, I brought my teenager to mind. He was my question. What would improve our relationship? How do I make our everyday more loving and less adversarial?

Disordered Eating Tip Sheet for Teens and Their Parents

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

In anticipation of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, here's a tip sheet to help guide some thinking about not just eating disorders, but the much more common phenomenon: disordered eating.