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10 Things Your Teens Will Eventually Thank You For

10 Things Your Teens Will Eventually Thank You For

Ann Brenoff  04.25.2016
The teenage years can be a test of wills. Here are 10 things that your teen will eventually thank you for. 1. Being a good parent, not...
Sugaring: A New Kind of Irresistible

Sugaring: A New Kind of Irresistible

Anahita Pardiwalla  04.20.2016
Exercising power and control is a drug in itself. Young women and men are discovering this ability to covet entry into what used to be...
This Might Be The Most Relatable Film About Teenage Girls Out There

This Might Be The Most Relatable Film About Teenage Girls Out There

Melissa Radzimski  04.18.2016
At the end of "All This Panic," one of the central subjects, Lena, sits in the back of a cab, her dyed blue hair fluttering in the...
To Reduce Kids' Anxiety, Stop Telling Them How Great They Are

To Reduce Kids' Anxiety, Stop Telling Them How Great They Are

Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph.D.  04.18.2016
This advice may be counterintuitive. The self-esteem movement indoctrinated us with the idea that complimenting kids -- essentially, telling...

Disarming the Trigger of School Shootings for Bereaved Siblings

New Harbinger  04.18.2016
Providing an environment where teens can express themselves and ask questions without fear of judgment or reproach can help them develop...

Raising a Rock Star

Lisa R. Petty  04.17.2016
My son is the type of person who would NEVER call himself a rock star. He is and will be a musician. To say that I am proud of my son...

Saying No to Naysayers on Your Path

Genevieve Piturro  04.15.2016
On the road to fulfilling your true purpose you're not always joined by cheerleaders. Even those closest to you may not rally in...

Boholuv Old School: Coachella Bound

Kimann Schultz  04.10.2016
Coachella 2016, the music-founded glamfest just a few years older than my youngest daughter, is in final countdown. And my husband, my...
Today's Proms Are As Elaborate And Costly As A Small Wedding

Today's Proms Are As Elaborate And Costly As A Small Wedding

Leslie Blanchard  04.10.2016
Prom season is upon us. It's that time of year when mothers all over the country will go out and purchase dresses for their daughters that...
Timmy Being Timmy: A Day in the Life of an Aging Ballplayer

Timmy Being Timmy: A Day in the Life of an Aging Ballplayer

Tim Koechlin  04. 9.2016
I received an unexpected gift yesterday from a skinny kid named Devin - a trash-talking 15 year-old with a very good crossover. Devin...

Caught in the Middle

KidSpirit  04. 8.2016
Some people say that being Hispanic can mean a lot of things. It can mean that you are an honor student, a writer, a CEO, even a Supreme...
How to Respond When Your Teen Wants Space

How to Respond When Your Teen Wants Space

Lisa Firestone  04. 7.2016
Adolescents and teens have a natural tendency to want to separate from their parents and seek psychological autonomy. No matter how great...
Sleep-Deprived Teens Are 3 Times More Likely To Drive Drunk

Sleep-Deprived Teens Are 3 Times More Likely To Drive Drunk

Sarah Digiulio  04. 7.2016
When teens don't get enough sleep, they are at higher risk for accidents -- from car crashes to sports injuries to injuries at work....
Teen Refuses To Calculate BMI For Class Because It's 'Outdated'

Teen Refuses To Calculate BMI For Class Because It's 'Outdated'

Elyse Wanshel  04. 7.2016
This teen opted to receive an F in class rather than question her body again. When Tessa Embry was asked to calculate her body mass index...