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The 7 Worst College Application Clichés -- And How to Avoid Them

The 7 Worst College Application Clichés -- And How to Avoid Them

09.30.2014
Now that senior year is underway, only one thing stands between you and your totally awesome collegiette years: college applications. Sure,...
Sound Sleep Advice For Back-To-School Season And Beyond

Sound Sleep Advice For Back-To-School Season And Beyond

09.30.2014
Treat sleep as a learned experience. As much as we'd like to think of sleep as natural, and the ability to do it well as an inborn skill,...
Surprise. My Kids Don't Tell Me Everything.

Surprise. My Kids Don't Tell Me Everything.

09.29.2014
All I kept wondering was where had I gone wrong and how could I ensure their safety if I didn't know everything about them. Of course,...
Our Teens Go 'Electronics-free' (and Live to Tell About It)

Our Teens Go 'Electronics-free' (and Live to Tell About It)

09.29.2014
Christian's room was dark, except for a small blue glow. At 2:37 a.m., he was texting in his bed; I entered Matthew's room and discovered...
10 Secrets Your Teens Want You to Know But Won't Tell You

10 Secrets Your Teens Want You to Know But Won't Tell You

09.26.2014
have been talking to your teens for over two decades. Even though trends and styles may change, teens still have the same concerns and...
Advice For Teen Girls Dating Older Guys

Advice For Teen Girls Dating Older Guys

09.26.2014
A mom says that ever since her “all-American” 17-year-old daughter started dating a 28-year-old divorced father, she has become rude,...
15 Empty-Nesters Having Way More Fun Than Their Kids

15 Empty-Nesters Having Way More Fun Than Their Kids

Yagana Shah  09.26.2014
Did your teen just head off to college? Or did your boomerang kid finally get a job and move out of your basement? Do you find yourself...

Finding Purpose in Your Past

09.25.2014
So many people let their past define them and keep them a victim. It's when you choose to rise above your life story that your life begins...

Girl on Girl Bullying -- Mean Stinks!

09.25.2014
As girls we fail at empowering each other in so many ways. Viewing our peers in a competitive way leaves many girls feeling inadequate...
The Dark Secret Haunting One In Four Teens

The Dark Secret Haunting One In Four Teens

09.24.2014
The ugly side of prescription painkillers—and how you could get hooked. By Elizabeth Foy Larsen The afternoon of her grandmother’s...

Climate Change and Our Kids' Future: An Excerpt From A Drowning World

09.23.2014
It's not just up to scientists and activists to tell the world about climate change. It's up to storytellers. We can vividly imagine the...
Do Not Sass Talk Your Mother

Do Not Sass Talk Your Mother

09.23.2014
The next time you consider rolling your eyes and smart talking the mother who carried you for nine months and pushed out all 11 pounds...
7 Things To Make Sure You Do During Your Child's Senior Year

7 Things To Make Sure You Do During Your Child's Senior Year

09.23.2014
It seems like the kids are grown, that the need to document their gorgeous faces has lost its urgency as the transitions slow. Wrong. That...
The 10 Types Of College Applicants You'll Meet

The 10 Types Of College Applicants You'll Meet

09.23.2014
Between your common application, your list of prospective colleges and the number of schools you get accepted to, no two college application...