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Mom's Tough Ultimatum For Disrespectful 13-Year-Old Goes Viral

Mom's Tough Ultimatum For Disrespectful 13-Year-Old Goes Viral

Yagana Shah  09.17.2015
"When I am ignored time and time again, there are going to be greater consequences," wrote one fed-up mom to her son, after growing tired...
Don't Be Fooled by the Back-to-School Frenzy

Don't Be Fooled by the Back-to-School Frenzy

Vicki Abeles  09.16.2015
For too many of us, back-to-school comes with a high price: an achieve-at-all-costs educational culture that drives too many kids to sickness...
How Driving Lessons Sum Up Parenthood

How Driving Lessons Sum Up Parenthood

Claire McCarthy, M.D.  09.15.2015
Life is intrinsically terrifying. We don't like to think about it, because it makes getting up in the morning hard when we do, but it's...
Thank You, Elizabeth Gilbert, for Encouraging the Hummingbirds!

Thank You, Elizabeth Gilbert, for Encouraging the Hummingbirds!

Susan Stiffelman  09.15.2015
Please share this story with your daughter, and encourage her to approach life with wide-eyes and an open heart, following whatever bread...
Gratitude Tip for Positive Parenting

Gratitude Tip for Positive Parenting

Debbie Lyn Toomey  09. 9.2015
My son has come so far. From barely mumbling his one or two word replies to me, before doing the gratitude practice at home, he has written...
10 Tech Truths From Parents That Teens Need to Hear

10 Tech Truths From Parents That Teens Need to Hear

Janell Burley Hofmann  09. 9.2015
You can come to me. I can handle it. I will help you. Even if I'm unsure, I will still help you. Even if I have feelings of anger or sadness...
The Letter I Wish I had Received... from Boyfriends

The Letter I Wish I had Received... from Boyfriends

Valerie Sobel  09. 8.2015
80 teens from across the country responded. In highly personal, wise, humorous and sometimes searing letters, teens reflect on how illness--...
Dream Work by Process of Imagination

Dream Work by Process of Imagination

Paola K Amaras  09. 7.2015
I was a teen when I learned about Gestalt dream work, and I liked the idea of the self-awareness that it espoused. Being in the present,...
The Gift We Cannot Keep

The Gift We Cannot Keep

Laura Berman Fortgang  09. 3.2015
That child you love -- the one you raised from creation that centered your universe, rocked your world and drove lava into your veins at...

It Takes a Village

Jessica Markowitz  09. 3.2015
I will never forget brushing my fingers across my great uncle Adam's arm, where his number was tattooed permanently, and feeling his pain...
What I've Learned

What I've Learned

Maggie Lamond Simone  09. 2.2015
As I watch them navigate these years, I remember every single emotion each of my children is feeling at any given moment, because I felt...
I Used to Be a Brave Mom

I Used to Be a Brave Mom

Jessica Hoefer-Land  09. 1.2015
Today my son is starting 6th grade and I have all the feels on this one. It was bad enough to have a nervous stomach all night but when...

5 Ways to Help Your Teens Deal With Tryouts

Barbara Greenberg  09. 1.2015
Since many of your kids are in the thick of this, we need to have a good conversation about it sooner rather than later. I'm talking about...