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The 'L' Word: When a Friend Lies to Your Daughter

The 'L' Word: When a Friend Lies to Your Daughter

Vanessa Schenck  11.18.2015
As I picked up my daughter recently from a playdate, she got in the car and proceeded to tell me one of her friends had lied to her that...
Real Sex: On Being Bold and Breaking Taboos

Real Sex: On Being Bold and Breaking Taboos

Saundra Pelletier  11.18.2015
When Jessica Biel and I first started talking about the "If You Don't Tell Them, Then Who Will" campaign, it hit us early on that we wanted...
Abundance in Many Forms

Abundance in Many Forms

Genevieve Piturro  11.18.2015
The children never lack in enthusiasm when they nestle up with a volunteer to listen to a story, just for them. When they arrive, they...

Why We Can't Afford To Ignore 'Stage 1' Psychosis

Chantel Garrett  11.18.2015
Twenty years later, a lot has changed for the nine million Americans like my brother who are living with serious brain health challenges,...
The Rich Guy and the Time I Tried to Literally Be Someone Else

The Rich Guy and the Time I Tried to Literally Be Someone Else

Jenny G. Perry  11.17.2015
When I was 18, and I was hanging out with this rich kid. Kid, guy, whatever. He was in college; I was just about to start. My parents had...
7 Time Management Techniques for Teens

7 Time Management Techniques for Teens

Todd VanDuzer  11.16.2015
Some weeks, it seems like we have no time. Your high schooler may feel the same way. And when they're stressed about upcoming tests and...
Losing Essential Skills to Technology

Losing Essential Skills to Technology

Suren Ramasubbu  11.16.2015
The internet is rife with sites that bemoan technology-induced death of skills needed for tying knots, converting pounds and ounces, knitting,...
Holiday Heartaches? Focus on Kids!

Holiday Heartaches? Focus on Kids!

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  11.14.2015
In our multicultural world, families look forward to many different holidays in the winter months. With varied family structures, parents...
8 Lessons We Hope We've Taught Our Teenagers

8 Lessons We Hope We've Taught Our Teenagers

Ann Brenoff  11.13.2015
The teen years can be trying -- for everyone in the family. Teendom is when our kids straddle childhood and adulthood and there are many...
Advice on What Really Matters in the College Process

Advice on What Really Matters in the College Process

Michael Mulligan  11.12.2015
Work hard, do good, and light the fires of your own genuine curiosity. The more you really want to learn and know, the more powerful you...
My Teen Is a Soldier Now

My Teen Is a Soldier Now

Irene Rubaum-Keller  11.12.2015
I never thought I'd be writing those words. Jack grew up on the Westside of Los Angeles amongst the rich and famous. Not that we are...
Transphobia at School

Transphobia at School

Taylor Vidmar   11.11.2015
Transphobia is not what we should be teaching at our schools. Instead, we should be preaching and practicing tolerance and acceptance....
6 Life Lessons From Teaching My Son to Shave

6 Life Lessons From Teaching My Son to Shave

Chester Goad, Ed.D.   11.11.2015
Most of my father-son memories are documented in some way using the camera from my iPhone. It takes pretty good shots, and I'll admit it,...
12 Reasons Why Gender Matters to Understanding Teenage Sexting

12 Reasons Why Gender Matters to Understanding Teenage Sexting

Soraya Chemaly  11.10.2015
Sexting becomes a problem of safety when teens, regardless of gender, coerce, share and sell images with no respect or regard for the feelings...