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16 Games for 16 Year Olds?

16 Games for 16 Year Olds?

01.29.2015
As someone who has avidly watched and followed football for years, I failed to grasp the severity of the many injuries. I ignored the commentators...
TIME Asks Teens The Same Questions Their 1965 Counterparts Answered -- Here's What Hasn't Changed

TIME Asks Teens The Same Questions Their 1965 Counterparts Answered -- Here's What Hasn't Changed

Taylor Pittman  01.29.2015
Fifty years ago, TIME magazine released its cover story where they profiled a group of teens, asking them questions on everything from...
Vine Fame and Preferred Pronouns

Vine Fame and Preferred Pronouns

01.29.2015
Most of us who are over 20 grew up with strict rules, with ideas about the "right" way to be a man or woman. Kids don't see it this way!...
The Demise of the Summer Job

The Demise of the Summer Job

01.29.2015
From what I've learned, these expensive unpaid internships afford students an opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and acquire...
What Losing My Wedding Ring Made Me Realize About My Daughter

What Losing My Wedding Ring Made Me Realize About My Daughter

01.29.2015
When she's tested, when she's standing face-to-face with fear, these are the things I'd like to tell my girl to not only hold on to, but...
What Would Steve Jobs Do?

What Would Steve Jobs Do?

01.28.2015
If we're frustrated with not getting our kids' full attention -- much less eye contact from them -- we need to own up to what we're modeling...

A Reading Buddy

01.28.2015
When you are a child, reading alone can be lonely. If you don't know the meaning of a word, there's no one to ask, and if you stumble on...
I Hate You, Don't Leave Me (Conversations With My 12-year-old Daughter)

I Hate You, Don't Leave Me (Conversations With My 12-year-old Daughter)

01.27.2015
I awoke one morning and my logical, agreeable daughter had been replaced by one who was rude. And angry. For no apparent reason.
About a Boy

About a Boy

01.27.2015
Children and teenagers know about sex, think about sex and act on their biological and psychological urges to try it -- or to at least...
Is My Isolating Teen Destined for Addiction?

Is My Isolating Teen Destined for Addiction?

01.27.2015
The important thing is to gently steer him out of isolation and into activities that connect him with others, in ways that feel safe and...
Parenting Is Sometimes Like A Triathlon

Parenting Is Sometimes Like A Triathlon

01.26.2015
You feel like you are winning at times. You excel in one way, but always have a weaker leg of the race. You prepare, but you never know...
A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!

A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!

01.26.2015
This is about understanding your child. Be compassionately curious about his friendships and he's likely to open up.
What We All Need to Learn From Teenagers

What We All Need to Learn From Teenagers

01.25.2015
"Mother Nature is providential. She gives us 12 years to develop a love for our children before turning them into teenagers." -William...
A Birthday Message to My 14-Year-Old Daughter

A Birthday Message to My 14-Year-Old Daughter

01.23.2015
I love the fact that I still get to catch glimpses of you as a little girl when you get excited over things. Sometimes I'm jealous of the...