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A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!

A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!

Annie Fox  01.26.2015
This is about understanding your child. Be compassionately curious about his friendships and he's likely to open up.
What We All Need to Learn From Teenagers

What We All Need to Learn From Teenagers

Tami Shaikh  01.25.2015
"Mother Nature is providential. She gives us 12 years to develop a love for our children before turning them into teenagers." -William...
A Birthday Message to My 14-Year-Old Daughter

A Birthday Message to My 14-Year-Old Daughter

Kristen Daukas  01.23.2015
I love the fact that I still get to catch glimpses of you as a little girl when you get excited over things. Sometimes I'm jealous of the...
Open-Ended, Mouth Shut

Open-Ended, Mouth Shut

Peyton Price  01.23.2015
As you can see, the key is to continue asking questions with increasing levels of specificity. Under no circumstances should you allow...
The Dangers of Texting While Driving

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

Suren Ramasubbu  01.23.2015
"It is common sense," one may exclaim in exasperation, "that reading and texting while driving is dangerous. Isn't the warning superfluous?"...
7 Rules of Hiring a Teenager to Babysit

7 Rules of Hiring a Teenager to Babysit

Angela Keck  01.21.2015
Hiring a sitter and having an evening out on the town is a treat. By following these steps, you can (hopefully) relax enough to enjoy yourself!...
The Passion Myth: Why Teens Struggle to Find Their Purpose in Life

The Passion Myth: Why Teens Struggle to Find Their Purpose in Life

Todd Kestin  01.20.2015
It seems you can't look, listen, or feel for sixty seconds without seeing, hearing, or bumping into the word. It's always and it's everywhere,...
How a Stranger's Parenting Story Made Me Realize How Life Perspectives Can Change

How a Stranger's Parenting Story Made Me Realize How Life Perspectives Can Change

Catherine Zinger  01.20.2015
It's been said that those who know the deepest sadness wear the brightest smiles or that the most compassionate are those who have experienced...
How To Communicate With Your Teen Daughter, Explained

How To Communicate With Your Teen Daughter, Explained

Trisha de Borchgrave  01.20.2015
Telephone occasionally and bring the call to an end yourself, citing things you need to do. If leaving a voicemail (not more than one or...
How To Avoid Having Your College Acceptance Rescinded

How To Avoid Having Your College Acceptance Rescinded

01.20.2015
“Dear Pre-collegiette, Congratulations! On behalf of Awesome University…” Phew! You can breathe a sigh of relief, because you’re...
That Time Kanye West

That Time Kanye West "Discovered" Sir Paul McCartney: A Modern Fairytale

Chiara Cortese  01.15.2015
So, for all you tweens and teens and people who live under rocks in general, just in case Kanye decides to do any more collaborating with...
Illinois Is the Third-Best State for Teen Drivers

Illinois Is the Third-Best State for Teen Drivers

Reboot Illinois  01.13.2015
Something teenagers do every day is also the thing that kills more of them every year than anything else: driving. Car accidents are the...
Teen Accused Of Being A Bully: ‘Somebody Has To Tell People They're Ugly'

Teen Accused Of Being A Bully: ‘Somebody Has To Tell People They're Ugly'

  01.13.2015
Why do bullies do what they do? Dr. Phil sits down with a group of girls — some of them who admit they’ve been bullies and others who’ve...
7 Ways To Stay Calm When Waiting For College Decisions

7 Ways To Stay Calm When Waiting For College Decisions

01.12.2015
You do a ton of work applying to college— prepping for the SAT, gathering all of your application materials and writing the perfect college...