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An Ounce of Prevention for Teen Pregnancy

Judith Sandalow | Posted 09.11.2012 | DC
Judith Sandalow

All parents -- even teen parents -- want to give their children a better life with more opportunity than they had. As a community we should want this for our children as well.

How to Talk to Teens: The Four 'L's'

Jim Higley | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

There's a good chance that your kids are going to turn on you sometime in their teens. This is one of the most painful parts of parenting. Here is how I got through the teen years with my kids.

10 Things Parents Just DO Understand (A Rebuttal)

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Over on HuffPost Teen, 15-year-old Sam Koppelman has written a post titled "10 Things Parents Just Don't Understand About Teens." It is wise well beyond his 16 years, but, nonetheless, there are a few things that we over at the Parent's page would like clarify on behalf of our entire demographic.

10 Things Parents Just Don't Understand About Teens

Sam Koppelman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Teen
Sam Koppelman

It turns out the Fresh Prince was right: "Parents are the same no matter time nor place." So here are 10 of the most annoying things parents just don't understand about teens today.

How to Raise Good (and Safe) Kids These Days

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

This is a question that all parents ask themselves... constantly. There are no easy answers and, realistically, there is probably not one single answer. The important thing for parents is to at least ask and try to answer the question for their own family.

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.