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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?

Growing Pains From the Sidelines

Janell Burley Hofmann | Posted 07.22.2012 | Parents
Janell Burley Hofmann

The humbling tumble from the world of boyhood to confused, chaotic adolescence is upon us. And I am sick over it.

'I Am Their Living Yearbook'

Penny Love | Posted 07.22.2012 | Fifty
Penny Love

In my head, I know that parenthood is just a scaffolding, a temporary support during our children's construction of the actual building of their adult lives. But inwardly, I am beginning the uneasy process of squaring my heart with their growing up and leaving.

Introducing Our Parents' Generation To Transgender Children Can Be Hard But Rewarding

Wayne Maines | Posted 07.16.2012 | Parents
Wayne Maines

I waited for the old man to tell me I was nuts. He looked at me and said, "Maybe I am too old to change. Maybe your son and my grandson will be able to make things better."

What Is It Like to Be a Teenager Today?

Quora | Posted 07.14.2012 | Education
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By James Wang, Quora user I am 18. Let me tell you what life is like. It's awesome and I love it....

Thank You, Single Moms

Don McNay | Posted 07.13.2012 | Home
Don McNay

It's no accident that I fell in love with a single mother. They know how to give unconditional love in a way the average people can't.

A Mother's Scorecard

Sherri Edwards | Posted 07.10.2012 | Parents
Sherri Edwards

Year 7: Nothing will be more endearing than coming home to find your husband with his hair in barrettes having a tea party with your daughters.

Meet The 16-Year-Old Book Reviewer

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Claire Bidwell Smith

Robby Auld came onto my radar when he reviewed my book for The Nervous Breakdown, writing one of the most thoughtful assessments of my memoir to date. I couldn't help wanting to know more about the kid who cracked the literary scene.

What Is the Difference Between a Prom Invitation and a Marriage Proposal? Not Much

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.08.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Marriage proposals have always been expected to be beautiful, creative, and memorable events. Well now, too, prom proposals or invitations are expected to be equally creative.