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Rankings & Reclining, Privilege & Perception

Rankings & Reclining, Privilege & Perception

Stuart Dow  04. 3.2015
What I want most for our graduates is not blind adherence to external measures of achievement, but internal character defined by a drive...
A Better Model For Taking the Stress Out of the Competitive College Admissions Race

A Better Model For Taking the Stress Out of the Competitive College Admissions Race

Julie Halpert  04. 2.2015
As college acceptances and rejections hit the emails of students this week, the plethora of articles on the increasingly competitive process...
What Every Parent Should Know About Teen Pregnancy

What Every Parent Should Know About Teen Pregnancy

KidsInTheHouse.com  04. 1.2015
With the upcoming return of MTV's popular reality show "Teen Mom," teenage pregnancy is at the forefront of not only parent minds, but...
Dear Ms. Lewinsky

Dear Ms. Lewinsky

Lauren Galley  04. 1.2015
"The Story" should never define us. We give "The Story" credence when we choose to react to sensationalized media and place judgment, when...
Letter to My Pre-Teen Daughter

Letter to My Pre-Teen Daughter

Marwa Azab  03.31.2015
As desperate as my pre-teen might be to shed her childhood, I am desperately holding on to whatever childish reminders kind moments offer...
Advice to my Seniors

Advice to my Seniors

Emily K. Genser  03.31.2015
This year, I have a senior homeroom. These 15 students have been in my homeroom since they were freshmen. In a few months, I will send...
What A Mom Did When She Found Out Her 14-Year-Old Daughter Sent Naked Pictures To A Boy

What A Mom Did When She Found Out Her 14-Year-Old Daughter Sent Naked Pictures To A Boy

  03.31.2015
"My daughter, Jade, is putting herself out for danger," says Rhonda, claiming her 18-year-old daughter dresses provocatively and "wears...
4 Myths and 1 Truth About Teens

4 Myths and 1 Truth About Teens

Joyce Linder  03.29.2015
Kids want to feel that their parents are proud of them. The number one thing they crave is for you to not just love them, but like them...
There's A Girl In Uruguay Who Looks Exactly Like Cara Delevingne

There's A Girl In Uruguay Who Looks Exactly Like Cara Delevingne

Leigh Weingus  03.27.2015
First Taylor Swift, now Cara Delevingne? It's safe to say celebrity twins are taking over the Internet. 14-year-old Olivia Herdt -- who...
10 Times and Ways Parents Should Tattle

10 Times and Ways Parents Should Tattle

Barbara Greenberg  03.26.2015
We have all learned something about one of our kid's friends or one of our friend's kids that we are not sure what to do with.
Running Our Way Through a Mother/Son Rut

Running Our Way Through a Mother/Son Rut

Elizabeth McGuire  03.26.2015
We have found a simple space that contains only joy and ease, and nothing could keep me from showing up there. I could run for miles in...

A Bookstore Holds More Than Just Books

Genevieve Piturro  03.26.2015
Bookstores don't only hold books, they hold promises. Promises for new adventures, where new people and characters enter our lives with...
Money Management Gap Between Parents and Teens Shows Need for Education

Money Management Gap Between Parents and Teens Shows Need for Education

Jack E. Kosakowski  03.26.2015
Many young people want to learn about managing money from their parents. A significant majority of teens we surveyed (84 percent) say they...
Is Your Teen Ready for a Summer Job?

Is Your Teen Ready for a Summer Job?

Jason Alderman  03.25.2015
For teenagers, that first summer job is a major gateway to adulthood -- and the eye-opening realities that come with every paycheck.