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Different teens avoid school for different reasons. Learn what to do if your adolescent doesn't want to go to school in this article.

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Make sure your teen thinks through big decisions. Learn what to do if your teen wants a piercing in this article.

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Hair will re-grow so don't get too stressed out if your teen wants to dye his or her hair. Learn what to do if your teens want to dye their hair in this article.

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Teen romances are natural, but they can be overdone. Learn what to do if your daughter is boy crazy in this article.

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“Storm and stress" refers to the period of adolescence in which teenagers are in conflict with their parents, are moody, and engage in risky behavior. Learn about Storm and Stress from this article.

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The leading cause of death among teenagers is car accidents, more than half of which are due to drinking and driving. Learn about the stats on teens drinking and driving from this article.

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You'd like to teach your kids evolution, but don't know how to explain survival of the fittest. Learn about how to explain survival of the fittest in this article.

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If you'd love to look for hidden treasure, you may want to learn how to get started in geocaching. Learn about how to get started in geocaching in this article.

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Children of teen parents may grow up with health, emotional, educational and financial problems. Learn how having a teen parent affects the child in this article.

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After childhood, teens begin to think abstractly. Learn about the cognitive changes in adolescence in this article.

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Logical consequences and natural consequences teach teens to take responsibility for their own behavior. Learn about logical consequences vs. natural consequences for teens from this article.

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Not everything you say to your kids falls on deaf ears. So if they come to you with questions about smoking, you better know how to answer them because chances are they will be listening.

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Many teens enjoy the sense of independence and the positive financial implications of working. Learn if your teen should work in this article.

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Parents want to teach their teens about responsibility and the need to contribute at home. Learn if you should pay your teen to babysit their sibling in this article.

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The teen years may be full of surprises for parents, as teens try out new behavior and try to assert their independence. Learn how to talk about inappropriate dress with your teen in this article.

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You want to get adoption records, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to get adoption records in this article.

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Many teens like to earn money their own money. Learn about whether your teen should contribute to the family income in this article.

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Relaxing doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. Learn how moms can enjoy a bit of me time from this article.

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Most teens will benefit from having some money to call their own. Learn about setting your teen's allowance in this article.

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Share statistics and your concerns with your teens, get an older teen to talk with them and set a good example. Learn how to talk to your teen about drinking and driving from this article.

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Teens need to learn to resolve arguments. Learn how parents should deal with teen sibling rivalry in this article.

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More than two hours of TV a day puts your teenager at a higher risk for undesirable consequences. Learn how many hours of TV are too much for a teen from this article.

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Your baby is just about the cutest thing in the world, but not at 3:00 am. Learn how a new mom can get more sleep from this article.

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Although it can't be qualified by economists, children who have stay-at-home moms have certain advantages. Find out whether being a stay-at-home mom benefits your children from this article.

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Teens are usually more excited than skilled, experienced drivers. Learn how to set limits on your teen's driving in this article.

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