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Inside the Locker Room

Inside the Locker Room

12. 5.2014
It's football season and the playoffs are approaching! I'll admit, I'm not a huge sports fan but I can say that I do understand the basic...
How to Introduce Your Kids to Internet Ethics

How to Introduce Your Kids to Internet Ethics

12. 5.2014
It is easy to teach a child that stealing other people's pencils, crayons -- "stuff" -- is unacceptable and, more importantly punishable....
Guiding Your Teens to Envision -- And Build -- The Lives They Want

Guiding Your Teens to Envision -- And Build -- The Lives They Want

12. 3.2014
A run-in with failure can be devastating to the inexperienced. And without being taught how to respond to it, it can be destructive in...
What Do I Do About Screen Time?

What Do I Do About Screen Time?

12. 3.2014
Parents worldwide struggle with how much screen time to allow children. To hit this ever-moving target, I have found questions to ponder...
14 Essential Truths About Raising A Tween Girl

14 Essential Truths About Raising A Tween Girl

12. 2.2014
Never "dumb down" your conversations. Share with her happy things and hard things and important things. Model a good debate, a strong reaction,...
Is There An Upside to Bullying or Exclusion?

Is There An Upside to Bullying or Exclusion?

12. 1.2014
I learned to be empathic and to think about the impact of my behavior on others because of some of my less-than-positive experiences. I...
8 Things You Would Have Really, Really Wanted For Christmas If You'd Been A Teen In The 1950s

8 Things You Would Have Really, Really Wanted For Christmas If You'd Been A Teen In The 1950s

Amanda Scherker  12. 1.2014
A few years ago, "Hannah Montana" paraphernalia might have been at the top of your holiday wishlist -- now it probably seems as outdated...
Teens Now Have A Say In New York City's Government

Teens Now Have A Say In New York City's Government

By JENNIFER PELTZ  11.29.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Rashana Jackman isn't old enough to vote in an election, but she could soon have a vote on a city-appointed board that...
Teaching Your Teen to Drive

Teaching Your Teen to Drive

11.25.2014
We get in the car. Riding shotgun is new for me. She turns the key, backs out a bit too quickly, and we are on the road.
Energy Drink Ads Still Reach Young Kids

Energy Drink Ads Still Reach Young Kids

11.25.2014
Two very different studies crossed my desk this week and, when read together, they point to a disturbing problem.
9 Hilarious Ways Parents Have Tried To Get Their Kids To Move Out

9 Hilarious Ways Parents Have Tried To Get Their Kids To Move Out

Yagana Shah  11.25.2014
Empty nesters -- it could be a lot worse. While the quiet rooms of your home may feel like a bleak reality, for some parents it's something...
Why Seniors Need the Internet More Than Anyone

Why Seniors Need the Internet More Than Anyone

11.24.2014
Yep, young people, who tweet and Instagram, like, 27 hours a day are technology whizzes from birth who adore their grandparents. This holiday...

Climate Change This Week: Lightning Increasing, Solar Cloth, and More!

11.24.2014
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights...
Hold My Hand A Little Longer

Hold My Hand A Little Longer

11.20.2014
Will this sweet boy who often rests his blonde head on my shoulder someday shut me out? Will the very sight of my face and the sound of...