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When Graduating From High School Isn't All We Expected

David Behling | Posted 09.07.2012 | College
David Behling

They are the ones who graduate from high school into permanent jobs or marriages or boot camp, without any lag time between ending one thing and starting the next. Do they feel substantially different after graduation?

What Does the Future Hold for Barbie?

Joan Marans Dim | Posted 07.06.2012 | Women
Joan Marans Dim

Ten years have passed since the death of Ruth Handler on April 27, 2002, yet her brilliant invention, Barbie, the world's best-selling doll, lives on.

POLL: Is It Okay For This Salon To Market Waxes To Young Girls?

Posted 07.06.2012 | New York

A new deal at Uni K Waxing, which has several locations throughout New York City, offers bikini waxes to young girls for 50 percent off during the mon...

One Latina Twentysomething's 12 Tips for Teens

Erika L. Sánchez | Posted 09.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Erika L. Sánchez

I am not a wise old crone. I am only 28 and though I have been successful in many realms, I am disgruntled about plenty of things. I am not a picture ...

Summer Sightseeing for College-Bound Families

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Whether you're the parent of a high school freshman or a senior, there are ways to save some cash before it's time to buy those extra long twin size bedsheets.

The Balancing Act of Adolescence

Cory Zacker | Posted 08.25.2012 | Parents
Cory Zacker

He has one foot steadfastly rooted in childhood, while the rest of him tumbles and turns headlong into manhood. As a parent, it's a wonder to watch and a privilege to be a part of.

The Big Lie About 'Till Death Do Us Part'

Vicki Larson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

How many of married couples, a good portion about to be empty-nesters, will still be married for their kid's college graduation? My gut says not too many.

The Piercing

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Suzanne Hegland

A month ago, my soon-to-be 15-year-old asked if she could get a piercing for her birthday. "Sure," I said, distracted by work emails. I figured I'd fight this battle at a more convenient time.

WATCH: Protecting Your Child From Bullying, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 10.08.2013 | MarloThomas

I was joined by health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman, who shared her personal experience with bullying and advised us on how to handle bullies if they t...

WATCH: Self-Injury In Children, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

I was joined by health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman on Mondays with Marlo, where we discussed signs that your child or teen may be cutting, and how to ...

Your Teens are Sexting: What You Need to Know

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.16.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Sending photos may seem like fun in the moment, but the consequences could be ghastly.

How to Assess Your Teen's Risk Factors for Drug Addiction

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 08.18.2012 | Parents
David Sack, M.D.

By taking steps to shift the balance in favor of protection rather than risk, you can help your teen avoid a lifetime struggle with addiction.

Picasso Stolen From Mansion Party Recovered

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts

NOVATO, Calif. -- Police have found a Pablo Picasso lithograph that was taken from the northern California mansion of imprisoned former Ukranian Prime...

Live Discussion: Thirteen Year-Olds on Facebook?

Alicia Menendez | Posted 06.26.2012 | Parents

Join us Tuesday for a live chat: Should pre-teens be allowed to have their own Facebook accounts?

The Approximate Parent: Author Michael Simon Discusses his New Book on Parenting Teenagers

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Annie Spiegelman

I'd like parents to use something like the scientific method when it comes to raising teens: experiment, collect data, review the results and make tweaks.

How to Keep Alias Generation Off Facebook

Steven Kurlander | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
Steven Kurlander

Millions of kids like my daughter are already on Facebook and other social media sites. At this point, trying to limit their access is a joke.

Kids Today!

JJ Keith | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
JJ Keith

I generally think you're all very nice and I appreciate the way you all brought mom jeans back in style right around the time I had a second baby so I can tuck my FUPA under a high waistband.

5 Reasons It's Awesome To Be A Millennial

By Britni Berg Britni is a senior at Glenbrook North High School. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to...

The Word Young People Should Use More

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.05.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I'd like to start a movement to bring Ma'am to every city in America, starting with my own. While I admit that being called Ma'am made me feel a tad older, the truth is, I am older.

Teen Writers Get Their Showcase at Central Library

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 08.04.2012 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

Librarians have been focused on creating practices to help kids and teens understand that information online is content that must be evaluated, and that the power to create meaningful content themselves is, literally, at their fingertips.

College Prep

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Even if a bumper sticker with a university logo is already slapped on your SUV, college prep is far from over for parents of upcoming freshman.

Helping Teens Through Mindfulness

Patrick Cook-Deegan | Posted 07.31.2012 | Impact
Patrick Cook-Deegan

Teens are craving to talk about who they really are -- and given a safe place to be vulnerable, teenagers step up to the task.

How a Teenage Boy Taught Me to Be a Mother

JJ Keith | Posted 07.29.2012 | Parents
JJ Keith

For the first year of my daughter's life, everything was big: big love, big frustration, big anxiety, big mood swings, big me. Not since I was a teen had I been so transfixed by my own now-shriveled navel.

The 'Inappropriate' Outfit That Got My Daughter Into Trouble

SParker | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents
SParker

Yesterday I get one of "those" phone calls that parents dread. My daughter had been escorted to the front office by the principal, and was cooling her heels there until a parent could come in and sort stuff out. Her life of crime had begun.

NOT Like Mother, Like Daughter

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.22.2012 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

A Mother and her daughter's values clash in rural northern India. Is this what happens to teenagers everywhere, or does living in extreme poverty exacerbate these issues?