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What are some tips for moms going back to work?

Maternity leave has ended and it's time to go back to work. Learn about some tips for moms returning to work from this article.

Who should be on an emergency contact list and why?

Every family should have an emergency contact list handy in case of a medical emergency. Learn who should be on an emergency contact list and why in this article.

What do you do if your teen doesn't have any friends?

Social development is an important part of being a teen. Learn what to do if your teen doesn't have any friends in this article.

What if teens are drinking in your child's car?

Parents have to make rules and set limits before giving their teen the car keys. Learn what to do about teens drinking in your child's car in this article.

What is the most common change in adolescence?

The most common change in adolescence is the physical growth of children into adults. Learn about the most common change in adolescence from this article.

What is the purpose of peers during adolescence?

Teens develop independence and identity by bonding with peers. Learn about the purpose of peers during adolescence in this article.

What do you do if your adolescent doesn't want to go to school?

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

What are some tips for teenage driving?

As new drivers, teens need to take extra precautions. Learn some tips for teenage driving in this article.

What are some treatments for your ADD/ADHD teen?

Having ADD/ADHD can make the teen years even harder than usual on teens and parents alike. Find out about treatments available for ADD/ADHD teens in this article.

What do you do if your teen wants a piercing?

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

What do you do if your teen wants a tattoo?

If you really don't want your teen to get a tattoo -- say so. Learn what to do if your teen wants a tattoo in this article.

What do you do if your teens want to dye their hair?

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.

What do you do if your daughter is boy crazy?

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

What are some ways to keep my teen busy during vacation?

"Mom, I'm bored," doesn't necessarily end as your kids get older. Learn some ways to keep your teen busy during vacation in this article.

What are some talking techniques to talk to my teen?

It isn't easy to teens when they are often incommunicative. Learn about some talking techniques to talk to your teen in this article.

What is parental alienation syndrome?

When children say they don't want to see one of their parents, the question sometimes arises whether the other parent has taught them to say that. Learn about parental alienation syndrome in this article.

What is Storm and Stress?

“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.

What are some statistics on parent relationships with foster or adopted children?

Families are taking on new structures. Learn about statistics on parent relationships with foster or adopted children in this article.

What are the stats on teens drinking and driving?

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.

What if your teens don't trust their parents?

Parents often don't trust their teens, but the opposite can also be true. Learn what happens if teens don't trust their parents in this article.

What are the warning signs of teenage dating?

When teens date, they should be aware of the warning signs of dangerous relationships. Learn about the warning signs of teenage dating from this article.

What are the worst summer jobs for teens?

Agricultural work, driving a forklift, construction work, and traveling youth crews are some jobs that teens should avoid. Learn about the worst summer jobs for teens.

What can you do to minimize the chances of an exploiter victimizing your teen?

The Internet can be a dangerous place for unaware teens who can be lured into dangerous situations. Learn what you can do to minimize the chances of an exploiter victimizing your teen in this article.

What causes hiccups in babies?

Babies seem to get the hiccups often. Learn what causes hiccups in babies in this article.

What are the basics of female adolescence?

Adolescence is the emotional and physical growth process that turns children into adults. Learn about the basics of female adolescence in this article.


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