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Braving the Sex Talk(s)

Braving the Sex Talk(s)

03.17.2014
Kids don't lose their innocence when they learn about sex; they lose their innocence when their first understanding of sex comes from pornography,...
6 Ways To Decrease SAT Test Stress

6 Ways To Decrease SAT Test Stress

03.17.2014
Put the day and test into perspective. This test will NOT determine the rest of your life.
Struck By Hindsight

Struck By Hindsight

03.17.2014
Hindsight can, and usually does, help one gain a whole new perspective. I'm presently feeling somewhat anxious and overwhelmed by some...
6 Things You Can Teach Your Daughter About Her Body

6 Things You Can Teach Your Daughter About Her Body

03.17.2014
Little girls don't stay little forever. And as your daughter develops into a young woman, you'll need to have the "talk" with her about...

Who Needs Therapy When You Have Pets

03.16.2014
By Cindy Tansin People thought I was crazy when I expanded my family to two dogs and three cats in addition to my two teenagers. The...

The Crisis Crisis

03.14.2014
"Dr. Duffy, please call me back right away. We're really in crisis here." There was nothing unusual about this phone call. After all,...
Mother Hunger

Mother Hunger

03.13.2014
Losing my mother was one of the most gut-wrenching experiences of my life. Not a day passes that I don't think about my mother and what...
6 Ways to Help Your Teens Cope With Social Media Stress

6 Ways to Help Your Teens Cope With Social Media Stress

03.13.2014
Maintaining a certain image isn't anything new for adolescents. What is new is having to think about it 24 hours a day.
Can We Talk About Hashtags?

Can We Talk About Hashtags?

03.12.2014
Can we talk about hashtags? I know I'm an #oldfart, and if for a nanosecond I forget that wee fact my teens remind me in a flash #geezermom....
Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover, Or a Parent By Their Kid

Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover, Or a Parent By Their Kid

03.11.2014
No parent is perfect, but perfection has never been the standard. Good parents are actively and positively engaged with their children...
Author Therese Walsh Shares the Secrets Behind <i>The Moon Sisters</i>

Author Therese Walsh Shares the Secrets Behind The Moon Sisters

03.11.2014
If I had to describe The Moon Sisters in one word, it would be "beautiful." A heart-warming story about life, love, loss and family.
Interview with Jane Fonda on Her New Book About

Interview with Jane Fonda on Her New Book About "Being a Teen"

03.10.2014
Helping teens has been a longtime passion of Fonda's, and learning about their needs, problems and questions compelled her to write her...

When Girls Are Part of the Solution Everyone Benefits

03. 7.2014
Our journey began in March 2013 with the creation of Project Impact, an arts-based leadership workshop for teen trafficking survivors....

Generation "Why-Can't-I-Have-It-Right-Now?!"

03. 7.2014
It's something I've always known, but since moving to New York City my eyes have really been opened to the truth of a generation that lacks...