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Getting Ready for College

8 Things Your Teen Should Know About Debt and Student Loans

Student loan debt and credit cards are a harsh, staggering reality for most Americans today. People living outside of their means are mainstream lifestyles in today’s culture. Consumerism is a driving force for growing debt and shattered dreams. What does it mean for the next generation? Younger and

Parenting Tweens and Teens

4 Apps that Could Pose a Danger to Your Child

There are so many amazing apps we have access to—MapMyRide lets you know how many miles you log on your morning bike ride, the Facebook app keeps you connected to family and friends wherever you go, and Instagram is great for picture sharing. While apps add so much value and simplicity to our modern

Tween and Teen Health

What Your Teen Needs to Know About Energy Drinks

Wildly popular among teenagers, energy drinks of every design, label and flavor seem to be flying off the shelves into many American homes, schools and backpacks. But are they healthy for adolescents to drink? Growing research shows cause for concern in the continual consummation of these trending beverages.

Parenting Tweens and Teens

Importance of Monitoring Your Teen's Online Activity

We live in a digital age, where the “world wide web” no longer consists of simple computer lab research, but rather a living extension of nearly all forms of communication, education and recreation. Teens today have never lived in a world which did not rely heavily on digital demands and resources.

Dating; Talking About Sex

5 Dating Guidelines for Your Teens

The time will come when your teen tells you they want to start dating. Chances are you will take a long pause. Perhaps you will think back to the day you gave birth and how it felt like only yesterday you were changing their diapers or watching their first recital. There is also the possibility that

Body Issues and Self Esteem

Cutting and Self Harm in Teens: What to do

Is your teenager or a teen you know cutting themselves? Self-Harm is a dangerous trend in today’s youth. More and more teens are mishandling their stress and anxiety by hurting themselves. According to the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, an average of 13 to 35 percent of students

Dating; Talking About Sex

5 Dating Guidelines for Your Teens

The time will come when your teen tells you they want to start dating. Chances are you will take a long pause. Perhaps you will think back to the day you gave birth and how it felt like only yesterday you were changing their diapers or watching their first recital. There is also the possibility that

Fitness and Sports

Cheaters and Spoiled Sports: Teaching Your Kids to Play Fair and Have Fun

If it’s true that “nobody likes a spoiled sport,” then why are there often so many to be found? Spiteful sportsmanship is a common bleacher-side spectacle at many children sporting events. And it’s happening in both kids and adults, as depicted in popular comedy films such as Will Ferrell’s

Getting Ready for College

Combat Summer Learning Loss with these 5 Super Cool Apps

Did you know that over the summer months your child loses math computational skills, as well as reading and spelling abilities? He may also score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than he did at the beginning of summer vacation. This phenomenon is known as summer learning loss,

Parenting Tweens and Teens

Gender Identity: Raising a Transgender Youth

Your child is different. Perhaps he wants to don a dress, or you find him in your shoes and sporting your makeup. Or, maybe it’s the opposite. Maybe your daughter hates everything feminine and acts more like one of the boys. Does this mean you have a transgender youth on your hands? Not necessarily.

Socializing and Friends

Quick & Dirty Tips for Choosing the Best Summer Camp

Summertime, and the pickin’ is easy—for a summer camp, that is. Whether you’re looking for a camp where your child can enjoy outdoor adventure, or one where he or she can play rock ‘n roll music, pickin’ the right one should be stress-free. Yet, many parents are puzzled about which summer camps

Tween and Teen Health

Six Myths About Twins

Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fable with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here