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This Is a Story About a Girl Who Saved a Play

This Is a Story About a Girl Who Saved a Play

Christopher Lamb  02. 5.2016
I sat on a folding chair a week ago waiting for the play, "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," to begin at the Indianapolis school where...

Tides, Timing and the College Admissions Process

Stephen Gray Wallace  02. 3.2016
Making the most of a college education. Perhaps it's as simple as tides and timing to best prepare young people for what lies ahead.

Free Pass: My Son Was Drifting Away

Heidi Allen  02. 3.2016
Please remember this story I told him. In the very near future you will have a 13-year-old of your own, and you'll be tested just like...
5 Disney World Food Hacks With Kids

5 Disney World Food Hacks With Kids

Mitch Chaitin  02. 3.2016
Disney vacations are work: you are out all day, walking for miles, and navigating crowds. All of this is tougher on children, so be thoughtful...
Teens and Love: How Should a Parent Handle Their Child's First Heartbreak?

Teens and Love: How Should a Parent Handle Their Child's First Heartbreak?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  02. 2.2016
Sad Sam fell in love in tenth grade. He was quiet and cautious. He and his girl made good friends. They talked to each other about anything....
Teens Technically Can't Use Uber Until They're 18

Teens Technically Can't Use Uber Until They're 18

The Mash  02. 2.2016
Now, in the new age of "ridesharing," the dynamic of how we get around has changed dramatically.
Why Our Teens Turn Us Into Shrews

Why Our Teens Turn Us Into Shrews

Claire McCarthy, M.D.  02. 1.2016
I don't like being a Shrew Mom. It makes me feel bad about myself, and doesn't exactly do great things for my relationships with my kids,...

The George Costanza Guide to Raising a Teen

Melissa Chapman  01.29.2016
While I am only two years in -- I have learned quite a few things from this experiment of raising a teenager with ZERO guidance (and modeling...
What It's Like To Date As A Transgender Teen

What It's Like To Date As A Transgender Teen

OWN  01.29.2016
At 14, Jazz Jennings is at the age where one particular social topic tends to dominate all the others: dating. As many of her peers...
Dad Charged With Theft After Confiscating Daughter's Cell Phone

Dad Charged With Theft After Confiscating Daughter's Cell Phone

Yagana Shah  01.28.2016
It's a common parenting technique. If your child misbehaves, you take away a privilege to teach them a lesson. But one dad faced...

Who Knew What We Would Find

Genevieve Piturro  01.28.2016
Unexpected turns of fate happen every day ... One day something propels us off our path and we find ourselves in a whole new world ......
5 Ways to Prevent the 50 Shades of Middle School

5 Ways to Prevent the 50 Shades of Middle School

Keisha Howard  01.27.2016
If you are a parent with a child in middle school, it just got real. It's time to have serious sex talks with your teen, because although...

Control and the Nose Ring

Amy Lord  01.26.2016
As my almost 19 year old daughter Jackie, came home for winter break I had a laundry list of fun things we would do together like shopping,...