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Teens Take Manhattan

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel
Tracy Shaffer

Wondering what to do with teenagers in New York City? So was I. But in my typical Virgo style I set out to take Manhattan by storm, by geographic zone, on time and on a budget.

Watch This Teen Apologize To An Entire Flight (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.07.2012 | Teen

Mac Breedlove, a Texas teenager, thought he was going to get away with cutting in line to board a flight. The teenager quickly learned he was too big ...

Wellness Tips for Teenagers Only

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

It's so important for teenage girls to feel happy about their bodies and to have high self-esteem. Since it's also bikini season, it's the perfect time to share a few of my practical health tips and facts on wellness for teens.

First Goodbye to a Friend

Leigh Flayton | Posted 10.01.2012 | Women
Leigh Flayton

I had other friends, but Renee was my favorite. I admired her in a way that I didn't admire anyone else.

Mommy Bloggers: So Young, Clever And Inexperienced

Lisa Endlich Heffernan | Posted 09.30.2012 | Fifty
Lisa Endlich Heffernan

It is much easier to blog about parenthood when it is all sitting out in front of you, a pristine panorama of possibilities where the mistakes have not been made and the missteps are so small that they are still undetectable.

10 Things To Look Forward To As An Empty Nester

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.30.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

This is probably the most jolting part of the empty nest -- when you look at each other and think, 'Oh wow, it's just us now.'

7 Tips for Parents to Manage Empty Nest Syndrome

John Tsilimparis | Posted 09.26.2012 | Parents
John Tsilimparis

With September approaching, many teenagers will be leaving the nest and parents will be left with mixed feelings that are sometimes difficult to manage. Here are some tips for coping.

14 Simple Rules For Parenting A Teenager

Lisa Endlich Heffernan | Posted 09.24.2012 | Fifty
Lisa Endlich Heffernan

Parenting teens can be an emotional whirlwind and in the heat of the battle it is easy to forget lessons learned the hard way.

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.