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The Pie That Will Make Your Daughter Strong

The Pie That Will Make Your Daughter Strong

11.14.2013
It took her awhile to fill in all the pieces but she did it, and by the time she got to the decorating, she was noticeably calmer -- even...

What Every Teenager Needs: Cognitive Control Online

11.14.2013
The persona who tweets or posts online may not be the one who would get the job. So why do people act on the Web in ways that they would...
The Empty Nester's Parents' Weekend

The Empty Nester's Parents' Weekend

11.12.2013
Those two beings have influenced every aspect of my life over the last two decades, including my career decisions, social life, where to...

Finding the Goodness in Everything: This Week in Seeding the Change

11.11.2013
The Hoe Avenue Community Farm are making positive changes in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City, home of some of the nation's highest...
New Teen Trend: 'Am I Ugly?' Videos

New Teen Trend: 'Am I Ugly?' Videos

11.11.2013
Girls are relying on the opinions of others in a public forum to evaluate how they should perceive themselves based, of course, on how...
The Stress of Parenting a Teen -- and My Teen's Rebuttal

The Stress of Parenting a Teen -- and My Teen's Rebuttal

11.11.2013
Apparently, my wife and I are not the only ones bewildered by this thing called an "adolescent." More than 2,000 year ago, both Plato and...

When Cyberbullying Gets Real

11.11.2013
By Bianca Brooks and Sophie Varon Are you more likely to be bullied online or in person? We asked that question in a poll. 64 people...
Why My Daughter's Messy Room Says More About Me Than It Does About Her

Why My Daughter's Messy Room Says More About Me Than It Does About Her

11.11.2013
I could tell myself it's our small NYC apartment that demands order. We can't afford to clutter. But that's not it. Her room has a door....
What the Rise in On-Screen Violence Means for Our Kids

What the Rise in On-Screen Violence Means for Our Kids

11.11.2013
PG-13 movies now have more gun violence than R-rated ones. Proof again I suppose that violence sells, especially to teens.
Can't You Just Text Me?

Can't You Just Text Me?

11.11.2013
If you want to make an impression today, put your phone away when you are at a social function. If someone invites you to dinner, focus...

Study: Teens Taking Steps to Avoid Identity Theft

11. 9.2013
You might think that kids and teens don't need to worry about identity theft but that's not the case. It turns out that ID thieves love...
Free Speech? Free Bullying?

Free Speech? Free Bullying?

11. 8.2013
We hear more and more that schools have a "no tolerance" policy for things like bullying, and I believe that in some cases more action...

What is Going on With Our Teens? Teen Suicide & Violence

11. 7.2013
I am proposing that we are raising a generation of teens who feel lonely, disconnected and misunderstood.

Bully in the Federal Workplace

11. 7.2013
Whether they are on the staffs of senators or congressmen, or work in the myriad halls of cabinet departments and federal agencies, a large...