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The best role play lessons are specific. Learn about how to role play with your teen in this article.
The media present and promote unrealistic body types. Learn how the media affect a teen's body image in this article.
Teens need to socialize. Learn how much social time is enough for your teen in this article.
You can help your child with homework when you get home after work or you can call from your office to direct your child. Learn how full-time working parents can assist kids with homework from this article.
Starting a little before the teen years, children's bodies start to metamorphose into adult bodies. Find out what puberty is in this article.
Puberty starts with the release of hormones that signal the beginning stages of sexual development and physical growth. Learn what types of hormones are changing during puberty in this article.
Either buy your daughter a month-at-a-glance calendar in the stationery store or use an online menstrual calendar. Learn where to find a menstruation calendar for your teen from this article.
Many families who wish to adopt look for a child in another country. Find out how international adoption works in this article.
Although more children are available for adoption internationally than domestically, the adoption process is longer and it costs more. Learn about the pros and cons of international adoption in this article.
Adoptions can be closed (there is no contact between the birth and adoptive families), mediated (with contact through an attorney or agency) or open (where there is direct contact). Find out about the benefits of open child adoption in this article.
Healthy and quick meal recipes are not hard to find, and nutritious solutions for family meals are readily available. Learn about easy meals for working parents in this article.
Teens can occasionally be surly, but there might be good reason! Learn about typical adolescent behavior in this article.
Many boys come to their parents for information about sex. Learn how to answer your adolescent son's questions about sex in this article.
You weathered the pregnancy and survived the birth. Now that baby is happy and healthy at home, it's time to get back to real life. Unfortunately, that means hearing the not-so-welcome thoughts of friends and strangers alike.
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Trust is earned by behavior. Learn whether you can trust your adolescent in this article.
Kids need parents who take an active role in their lives. Learn about being an active parent in this article.
If your teen is using drugs, he needs to feel your willingness to help him overcome his addiction as fast as possible. Learn what to do if your teenager is doing drugs from this article.
You want to be a classy gentleman, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to be a classy gentleman in this article.
If your teenager needs vitamins, ask a doctor if a multivitamin or a specific vitamin is better in your teen's particular case. Learn what kinds of vitamins adolescents should be taking from this article.
Just as we don't expect all babies to sleep through the night or crawl by a certain age, we don't expect all teenagers to follow a strict schedule of puberty. Learn whether girls will always go through puberty before boys from this article.
Adolescence is a process of physical, cognitive, and social development that starts around the ages of 10 to 13. Learn about the typical timeline for adolescent development from this article.
Unless a mistake was made in the adoption procedure, you can't get back your child once someone else adopts him or her. Learn about whether you can ever get your child back after adoption from this article.
Giving up a child for adoption is often a heart-wrenching decision. Learn how you can find a child that you gave up for adoption in this article.
When a child is given up for adoption, the process is meant to be irrevocable, although there are some instances when the birth parents may change their minds. Learn about reversal of child adoption in this article.
One of the changes caused by the hormones that the body produces during puberty is the voice change in boys. Learn when your teen's voice will change in this article.