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I'm Trading In The Words 'Be Careful'

I'm Trading In The Words 'Be Careful'

11.12.2014
I want my words to have weight as I set them in the hands of my children, when they put them in their pockets to pull out long after they've...
An Open Letter to Teens About Your Future High School Reunion

An Open Letter to Teens About Your Future High School Reunion

11.11.2014
You have the opportunity as a teen to be kind and helpful and to make an impact on a peer's life. This will not be lost on your peers....
4 Ways To Deal With College Admissions Competition

4 Ways To Deal With College Admissions Competition

11.10.2014
By Winnie Ma You used to be those friends: the ones who told one another everything, did everything together, laughed at the same things...
An Etiquette Guide to College Admissions News

An Etiquette Guide to College Admissions News

11.10.2014
Good for him! Jock scholarship I bet he can't wait! Party school Smart choice. Community college
On The Night Before Your First Middle School Dance

On The Night Before Your First Middle School Dance

11.10.2014
I wish for that boy who approaches, biting his lip and gazing down at the floor. I wish for that hopeful flicker in your eyes, the way...

Raising Rich Kids: Money and the Teenage Brain

11. 8.2014
Let's hope rich kids will find their way. But romping in a mountain of money like most kids play in a pile of leaves will not make it easy....
KidSpirit Honors Young Writers, Poets And Artists That Are Asking The Big Questions

KidSpirit Honors Young Writers, Poets And Artists That Are Asking The Big Questions

Carol Kuruvilla  11. 7.2014
They may be young, but they’re already tackling life’s big questions. KidSpirit, an online magazine that encourages teens to write...
Sports as a Battleground for Families in Transition

Sports as a Battleground for Families in Transition

11. 7.2014
I do think that these guidelines can be helpful to all coaches and parents regardless of family composition; however, at a very difficult...
That Moment When Your Last Baby Says She Doesn't Want To Grow Up

That Moment When Your Last Baby Says She Doesn't Want To Grow Up

11. 7.2014
A quiet moment and a sound different from anything I'd heard at the table happened. Finley, her head resting on the table, arms crossed...
4 Secrets For Making Your Extracurriculars Look Best On Your College Apps

4 Secrets For Making Your Extracurriculars Look Best On Your College Apps

11. 6.2014
You’ve probably been told all throughout high school to get involved and participate in clubs and extracurriculars. For many college...
Can a Teen Die of Embarrassment?

Can a Teen Die of Embarrassment?

11. 6.2014
How many teens actually die of embarrassment anyway? And you can't count the time I went to pick up the pizza in my pajama bottoms and...
3 Ways I Regularly Invade My Teenager's Privacy

3 Ways I Regularly Invade My Teenager's Privacy

11. 5.2014
I review his text messages, call log, photo album and notes. When I see something questionable, I ask him to explain (in a non-accusatory...
6 Remarkable Teens Who Are Crushing The Mental Illness Stigma

6 Remarkable Teens Who Are Crushing The Mental Illness Stigma

11. 4.2014
For years Madeline and Eva suffered in silence. Then they shared their secret with each other: “We have depression.” It was only...
One Mother Wonders, 'Can There Be Love Without Sex?'

One Mother Wonders, 'Can There Be Love Without Sex?'

11. 3.2014
I have allowed my daughter to go on dates with him as long as she checks in with me so I know their whereabouts and that she gets home...