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Prom 2.0: If I Knew Then...

Prom 2.0: If I Knew Then...

Annie Fox  04.28.2015
The anticipation. The awkwardness. The fear of rejection. The actual rejection. The logistics. The clothes. The cost. I've been thinking...
TV Host Apologizes After Congratulating Light Skin Of Biracial Teen

TV Host Apologizes After Congratulating Light Skin Of Biracial Teen

Cavan Sieczkowski  04.28.2015
An Australian TV host has apologized for an on-air comment she made last month about a biracial teen's fair complexion. Twins Lucy and...
The Boy Who Couldn't Be A Cub Scout

The Boy Who Couldn't Be A Cub Scout

Mary Hickey  04.27.2015
Do you know that this boy was born a month too soon? Do you know that in the hospital, I watched him through the glass as warming lights...
Weighing In On Your Daughters And Scales

Weighing In On Your Daughters And Scales

Barbara Greenberg  04.27.2015
Take a look at your own relationship with the scale. What are you modeling for your kids? Are you on the scale frequently and making constant...
Stand Up for Sleep-Deprived Students

Stand Up for Sleep-Deprived Students

Vicki Abeles  04.26.2015
For growing teens, this daily trudge is more than a minor annoyance. Countless studies and medical experts are sounding the alarm (no pun...
Senate's Proposed 2016 Budget Turns a Deaf Ear to the Needs of Young Families

Senate's Proposed 2016 Budget Turns a Deaf Ear to the Needs of Young Families

Aline Gubrium  04.24.2015
Some of the nation's most vulnerable families are headed by young parents, many who juggle poverty-level wages and social shaming. From...
Why We Should All Log Off the College Process

Why We Should All Log Off the College Process

Cameron Schaeffer  04.22.2015
Every process or journey has a million different turns, but rejection isn't the end. Besides, my generation will all be drowning in student...
Stop and Be a Child Again

Stop and Be a Child Again

Genevieve Piturro  04.22.2015
Children are always in the moment. Watching them reminds us what it felt like when we were kids. We played too, we had fun, we were spontaneously...
How Not to Raise Your Tween Daughter

How Not to Raise Your Tween Daughter

Benjamin Rubenstein  04.22.2015
I am the "father" to my nearly-12-year-old bone marrow "daughter." Twelve years ago, I received a bone marrow transplant to treat myelodysplastic...
Are You Confident In Your Parenting?

Are You Confident In Your Parenting?

Joshua Wayne  04.21.2015
Building up this self-confidence is critical to restoring balance at home. It's the first step in reducing the terrible stress of being...
Don't Be the 'Creepy' Dad

Don't Be the 'Creepy' Dad

Phil Corless  04.21.2015
"A grown man shouldn't be calling teenage girls cute," he explained. Yes, he has a point, I guess. Men have to be careful with their adjectives....
Manners Revival: Respect the Elderly

Manners Revival: Respect the Elderly

Dana Holmes  04.21.2015
Grandparents have the sweetest gig. They just get to spoil their grandchildren, right? Well, grandparents in the 21st century also have...
The Next Frontier For A Special Needs Princess And Her Mom

The Next Frontier For A Special Needs Princess And Her Mom

Kathy Radigan  04.21.2015
Why my daughter? Why my family? It's not fair. It's just not fair. I'm ashamed to admit these were the feelings that were going through...
An Open Letter to Teens: Just Keep Winging It

An Open Letter to Teens: Just Keep Winging It

Deborah Dunham  04.21.2015
If you're feeling not-so-together right now, know this: You are not alone. You are going to be JUST FINE. And you are going to land in...