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Teenage Daughters

The Dad's Guide to Raising Daughters: Infancy to Adolescence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Dads and daughters are a unique pair. Daughters look up to you as their top guy, so it's important to form this precious bond early. Girls seem a bit foreign to most new dads, but with these tips, you can form a special bond that will last a lifetime.

Why All Mothers Should Be Sex Positive

Gracie X | Posted 09.22.2015 | Parents
Gracie X

Educating my children on sex, love and relationships is a crucial part of what I consider good parenting. It's right up there with keeping them out of danger, teaching them to respect the environment, and making them responsible for their own actions.

I Used to Know Where My Stuff Was...

Teri Biebel | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Teri Biebel

I've taken to hiding things that I just refuse to part with. My deodorant is now in my sock drawer. Shampoo and conditioner? I hide those in my closet under my shoe rack and take them in when I shower each day. Razor? Underwear drawer. Shaving cream? The garage, where else?

Afraid to Eat

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

We, as a society, have got to change. This unhealthy focus on appearance has to stop. It's all pervasive -- every magazine, TV show, movie, video game seems to be just a disguise for a how-to guide on how we're supposed to look, feel, and act.

The Reverse Commute

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 04.17.2013 | Books
Sheila Blanchette

My advice to my daughters and to all young women out there is this: no one can "have it all" unless they are willing to change. The days of staying in the same job until retirement are over. We will all have to reinvent ourselves at various stages throughout our lives.

7 Reasons I'm Jealous Of My Daughter

Shelley Emling | Posted 04.06.2013 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

No, I don't want to be 12 again, but sometimes I can't help but marvel at certain aspects of her life.

An Unconventional Gap Year

Nina Lorez Collins | Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents
Nina Lorez Collins

Children gain an enormous amount by being exposed to other family units. Living in another culture, which is what each family is, is enlightening, challenging, scary and often fun.

You Just Had A Fight With Your Kids... Now What?

Judith Brisman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Brisman, Ph.D.

Staying steady in the wake -- when emotional detritus slams the walls, and tears stain the faces -- may be what is needed to allow for the very next moment, when indeed a step forward actually might occur.

What To Do When Your Teenage Daughter Becomes A Terror

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

Teenagers still need their parents as guides and advisers -- not friends. The more you define yourself as her parent and show her what is and isn't acceptable, the sooner things between you and your daughter will improve.

Jeanne Robertson on Mothers and Teenage Daughters

Posted 06.25.2011 | Women

Award-winning humorist and speaker Jeanne Robertson ( doesn't technically qualify as a "new comedian" - she's been keepi...