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Your Boy Prom Mom Guide

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Sure, Boy Prom Moms avoid the dress drama and vetoes, but that's little consolation for the boring tuxedo experience. Not to mention transportation and after-party negotiations...

Study: Heavy Teens Have Trouble Managing Diabetes

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 04.29.2012 | Teen

LOS ANGELES -- New research sends a stark warning to overweight teens: If you develop diabetes, you'll have a very tough time keeping it under control...

How to Meet Your Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your experiences with your children and encouraging them to share with you. Sit down with your own mother and chat about her life's journey.

How Asians See America

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.26.2012 | Arts

In the film "Chungking Express," the actress Faye Wong listens to the Mamas and the Papas hit "California Dreaming" on repeat while she works odd hour...

Not Loving Like

John Brown | Posted 06.21.2012 | Entertainment
John Brown

"Like" is not only America's number one verb, it's, like, its most humongous verbal tic in our, like, most, like, likeable land.

Bandstand and the Headband

Lea Lane | Posted 06.20.2012 | TV
Lea Lane

I remember dressing the morning of the show, putting on my snappiest outfit, aware that the TV cameras would probably do head shots of the audience, as they often did in the smaller Philadelphia studio.

WATCH: Teens Play Chicken With Subway Train

Posted 04.17.2012 | New York

Sure, the teens in this video don't get hit, but jumping onto the train tracks in the New York City subway is always a bad idea New York. Always. T...

Reset the Clock

Elischia Fludd | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Elischia Fludd

Perhaps the nucleus to a better humanity is to practice deep listening, humility and reconstruct the harmful, seductive narratives of violence into healing, self-actualizing narratives of deliberate peace.

What's Next After The Hunger Games: 10 Young Adult Dystopias Coming Out 2012

Lisa Parkin | Posted 06.05.2012 | Books
Lisa Parkin

The number of dystopian-themed books is at its highest since the 1960s. What Young Adult dystopians are you looking forward to reading this year?

Parents, Kids and OCD

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Maggie Lamond Simone

"You'd think they would know it's not a disease," my daughter said as we watched Emma's parents on Glee discuss her OCD. "Jeesh. I'm a kid and I know that."

Why Our Daughters Are Going in 'One Direction' (and Why It's Mother Approved)

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I, for one, am thrilled that our girls have the opportunity to experience something close to what iyr generation had with the Beatles.

The Ultimate Internet Lingo Guide. WDYT?

Posted 04.15.2012 | Teen

Sometimes parents just don't get it, and when it comes to Internet lingo, they really don't get it. Although you may not even be aware of it, chances...

Can Our Children Handle College Rejections?

Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents
Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW

Modern parents have been coached to build their children's self-esteem by offering lavish praise. What parents often fail to do is prepare them for the inevitable disappointments and failures they will encounter.

Happiness Lost: When Kids Take Their Lives

Randy Taran | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

If we fail to offer the skills of self-awareness, self-mastery, and resilience to this generation, we are leaving them disadvantaged and ill-equipped, with some in a precarious position as they try to find their way in this increasingly high-stress world.

Things I Hope I Never Have to Tell My Teenage Children

The Stir | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
The Stir

I remember when I was a teenager and I believed my mother didn't understand a thing about me. Now, of course, I realize what a confused, angry, mixed-up, total pain in the ass I was back then. I also realize my mother was the same age when she had me as I was when I had my first child.

Why It Scares Me That Kate Beckinsale's Daughter Finds Her Embarrassing

Kate Torgovnick | Posted 05.21.2012 | Celebrity
Kate Torgovnick

When I'm a parent, I hope I can do what my parents did when I was so annoyed by them -- brush it off, carry on, and know that some day I'd grow up and be able to truly appreciate them.

Mrs. Davy Jones 4Ever: Remembrance Of Crushes Past

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 05.21.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

Mrs. Davy Jones. This is what I wrote all over the inside front over of my three-ring notebook in 7th grade. I couldn't write it on the front cover because that was plastered with "Mrs. Paul McCartney."

Tackling One of the Biggest Threats to Our Children: Suicide

Richard Attias | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Attias

While I usually speak about economic issues or geopolitic or global issues, today I would like to discuss an issue that's about care for our kids, about the next generation and about a specific danger they are facing: suicide.

Teens Will Do WHAT For Their Phones

Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.15.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Watch your back -- and your teens' -- if anything comes between them and what one researcher calls their "electronic security blanket."

Just-Announced: Top Teens in America Picked for Their Do-Gooder Service

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 05.15.2012 | Good News
Ilana Donna Arazie

When do we actually get to celebrate teens in the headlines? Each year the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards awards 100 teens around the country f...

What Teenage Girls Still Think About Divorce

Miriam Novogrodsky | Posted 05.13.2012 | Divorce
Miriam Novogrodsky

Part of growing up is imagining your future. Who would plan their life with a divorce slap-dab in the middle?

Teen Sex Study Shows Surprising Effect Of Sex Education

Posted 03.12.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/08/2012 01:56 PM EST on LiveScience Teens who receive formal sex education wait lo...

Trymaine Lee

Neighborhood Watch Captain Who Killed Florida Teen Was Charged With Violence Before

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.12.2012 | Black Voices

An attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin, the teenager shot to death last month by a ...

Give Women The Right Not to Choose

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Indra Adnan

Imagine now a world in which women -- and men -- had a right NOT to choose. Where they didn't have to choose between a fulfilling life at work AND a real, invested life at home.

Sisters, We've Let Our Daughters Down

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Christina Patterson

How did it happen that so many of our children are going to school, and studying math, and science, and history, and design, and deciding that the best way to get on in the world is to let boys use their bodies?