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When you tie a double Windsor knot you will create a large, symmetrical triangular-shaped knot. Learn how to tie a double Windsor knot in this article.

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Teens often has sleep difficulties. Learn what to do if your teen can't sleep in this article.

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Make the punishment fit the crime and don't be excessive. Find out what a good punishment is for teens from this article.

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Teenage promiscuity is a risky behavior that parents need to address. Learn what to do if your teenager is promiscuous in this article.

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Teens go through many physical changes in puberty, and some may cause them temporary embarrassment. Learn what to do about a teen's squeaking voice in this article.

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Talking about sex with a child is often awkward and embarrassing for parents. Learn how to talk to your teen or tween about sex in this article.

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Family night is a good time for communication and bonding. Learn how to put together a family night with your teens in this article.

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If your teen needs professional care, get it; home care is secondary. Learn how to take care of your depressed teen from this article.

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Building a strong foundation leads to communication. Learn about communicating with your teenage foster child in this article.

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Puberty is an exciting and sometimes confusing time of life. Learn why your body is changing in this article.

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The school years are hard on children with learning disabilities. Learn about supporting your teen with learning disabilities in this article.

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Learning how to find a job is a skill that has to be acquired, and teens can learn from their parents' experience and guidance. Learn how to help your teen get a job in this article.

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Do you worry every time you switch on the radio with your kids in the car that something offensive might blast through the car speakers?

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Teenagers really can overdo the amount of time they spend texting. Learn how to monitor the amount of texting your teen does from this article.

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Families may have financial problems to deal with, and parents may want to share these issues with their teens. Learn how you can talk to your teen about your financial issues in this article.

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Different people enter puberty at different ages. Learn why your puberty may be delayed in this article.

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Teens who don't perform well in school may be lacking in motivation, and that can hold them back from succeeding in the future. Learn how to motivate your teen to do better in school in this article.

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The teen years are marked by stressful changes that can affect teens socially and academically. Learn how to help your teen academically in this article.

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Set a personal example of safe driving, share statistics and stories, and clearly provide your expectations. Learn how to talk to your teen about texting and driving from this article.

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You can see what your teen does online either by stealth or upfront. Learn how to monitor what your teen is doing on the computer in this article.

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Teens who are being bullied can find it hard to cope alone. Learn how to stop your teen from being bullied in this article.

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Sometimes it seems as if a parent's very existence is embarrassing to a teenager. Find out if you're embarrassing your teen in this article.

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Usually, teenagers babysit for others and don't need a babysitter, but there are exceptions. Learn whether your teen needs a babysitter from this article.

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Stay calm, promote good study habits and try to eliminate distractions. Learn how to calm your teen's nerves before an exam from this article.

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Just let the baby cry. Rub some whiskey on his aching gums. Don't ever scold a child. We've all heard some parenting advice that gives us pause. How much of it is hokey -- and how much is downright horrific?

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