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What Teens Don't Know Can Hurt Them (and Their Futures) -- Why STD Testing Is Critical

What Teens Don't Know Can Hurt Them (and Their Futures) -- Why STD Testing Is Critical

12.16.2014
We all need to break the silence that surrounds STDs in our communities -- we should talk about STDs without shame or stigma and help young...
5 Ways to Deal With the College Kids Coming Home

5 Ways to Deal With the College Kids Coming Home

12.16.2014
It's that remarkable time of year parents of college kids have been looking forward to with excitement and just a little bit of trepidation....
What Is It About Anonymous Apps That Kids Love?

What Is It About Anonymous Apps That Kids Love?

12.11.2014
You'd think with all the bad press anonymous apps like Yik Yak, Secret, Ask.fm, and Whisper get, we'd have heard the last of them, right?...
8 Ways to Raise Kids With Grit

8 Ways to Raise Kids With Grit

12.10.2014
When I was in graduate school we were taught that individuals are either born with the magical quality of resiliency or not. These days...

Books as Chariots

12.10.2014
So many youngsters and teens alike are facing difficult days as the holidays near. They are in search of another world, a more loving...
New Book Is a Message to Parents With Drug Addicted Teens

New Book Is a Message to Parents With Drug Addicted Teens

12. 8.2014
There's a lot of wisdom in this thin volume. Kaye tells us her story -- including information about her brother who died early on from...
Inside the Locker Room

Inside the Locker Room

12. 5.2014
It's football season and the playoffs are approaching! I'll admit, I'm not a huge sports fan but I can say that I do understand the basic...
Guiding Your Teens to Envision -- And Build -- The Lives They Want

Guiding Your Teens to Envision -- And Build -- The Lives They Want

12. 3.2014
A run-in with failure can be devastating to the inexperienced. And without being taught how to respond to it, it can be destructive in...
What Do I Do About Screen Time?

What Do I Do About Screen Time?

12. 3.2014
Parents worldwide struggle with how much screen time to allow children. To hit this ever-moving target, I have found questions to ponder...
14 Essential Truths About Raising A Tween Girl

14 Essential Truths About Raising A Tween Girl

12. 2.2014
Never "dumb down" your conversations. Share with her happy things and hard things and important things. Model a good debate, a strong reaction,...
Is There An Upside to Bullying or Exclusion?

Is There An Upside to Bullying or Exclusion?

12. 1.2014
I learned to be empathic and to think about the impact of my behavior on others because of some of my less-than-positive experiences. I...
8 Things You Would Have Really, Really Wanted For Christmas If You'd Been A Teen In The 1950s

8 Things You Would Have Really, Really Wanted For Christmas If You'd Been A Teen In The 1950s

Amanda Scherker  12. 1.2014
A few years ago, "Hannah Montana" paraphernalia might have been at the top of your holiday wishlist -- now it probably seems as outdated...
Teens Now Have A Say In New York City's Government

Teens Now Have A Say In New York City's Government

By JENNIFER PELTZ  11.29.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Rashana Jackman isn't old enough to vote in an election, but she could soon have a vote on a city-appointed board that...
Teaching Your Teen to Drive

Teaching Your Teen to Drive

11.25.2014
We get in the car. Riding shotgun is new for me. She turns the key, backs out a bit too quickly, and we are on the road.