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Who Knew What We Would Find

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,...

A Quiz for Teens: Just How Stupid Are Your Parents?

Inga  01.25.2016
The query is usually related to some activity that the teen has in mind that they're fairly clear the folks wouldn't approve of but which...
WATCH: 15-Year-Old Raises $39,000 For Smile Train Charity

WATCH: 15-Year-Old Raises $39,000 For Smile Train Charity

HooplaHa  01.21.2016
Recycling can improve the world in many ways. One of our favorites comes from a very caring high school student. Sonali Ranaweera was given...

Turns Out Smoking Pot in Your Teens Didn't Make You Dumber

Science of Us  01.20.2016
The teens who used marijuana the most didn't show greater declines in cognition and intelligence than teens who only lit up occasionally,...
Enjoying The Here And Now With My High School Junior

Enjoying The Here And Now With My High School Junior

Kathy Radigan  01.19.2016
The boy I pushed in the stroller is now learning to drive.
We Make Jokes (and Teens Are the Worst!)

We Make Jokes (and Teens Are the Worst!)

Bianca Jamotte  01.15.2016
Back in the day, babies were born, childhood was short and we humans were expected to grow to maturity pretty quickly. Then, along with...

When Hope Fades

Sara Lindberg  01.15.2016
"I just can't take it anymore. The voices are getting stronger and I find that I can't pull myself away. It's getting too hard and I...
Sorry Breitbart--White People Should Talk About Race

Sorry Breitbart--White People Should Talk About Race

Celia Buckman  01.15.2016
I'm proud of my high school for celebrating Martin Luther King Day meaningfully. While this day of seminars may not be perfect, it's certainly...
The Complete Reference Guide to Paying for College:  FAFSA, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Student Loans and More

The Complete Reference Guide to Paying for College: FAFSA, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Student Loans and More

Jocelyn Paonita Pearson  01.15.2016
Let's just address the elephant in the room. College is freaking expensive. And the worst part is that paying for it can be extremely...
Safety Concerns Shouldn't Trump Students' Global Adventures

Safety Concerns Shouldn't Trump Students' Global Adventures

Jane Swift  01.14.2016
For parents with students hoping to study or travel abroad next year, the recent horrific terrorist attack in Paris is a nightmare scenario....

CES 2016 and Kids: Five Trends to Keep an Eye On

David Kleeman  01.14.2016
There's been fear that virtual reality is unsuited to developing children, but as that myth fades, Dubit researched young people's comfort,...

Four Steps to Becoming a Rock Star Parent in 2016

Todd Kestin  01.14.2016
You want to be a better parent. That's the first and most important step. But you can't stop there. To ensure your early hopes don't become...