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Effectively Parenting Your Teen

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Parents often become less involved in the lives of their children as they enter the middle grades. But your young adolescent needs as much attention and love from you as he needed when he was younger -- and maybe more. Here are seven ways to stay involved!

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Prepare Teens for a High-Tech Future

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Every day we're preparing our children for their future. Every day we're teaching them lessons on topics ranging from personal relationships to bank accounts. But when it comes to their future professional lives, are we giving them the skills they need to succeed? With ever-changing technologies and business ideas that come and go, it can be a daunting task. Here are some fun ideas!

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Tough Teen Parenting Situations

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The most common issues between parents and teens arise due to poor communication, power struggles and a lack of empathy. You'll exhaust your energy using the same parenting methods you used when your teen was a child. It's time to change your strategy!

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Concerts During Pregnancy

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Who doesn't like a good concert? But before you get tickets, a family physician looks at how loud music can affect your pregnancy.

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Betwixt and Between: Middle Schoolers Home Alone

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Anita Biase Many young teens stay home alone after school. This is not a new situation. Mothers have worked outside the home for decades.

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Allowance: A Hands-on Experience

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When it comes to money, topic A for discussion between parents and children is allowances.

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When Freshmen Return Home for Thanksgiving, Worlds Can Collide

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Many families of college freshman will be celebrating a belated Thanksgiving this year -- giving thanks that their son or daughter is back at school, and all have survived the first visit home.

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Parents' Depression Linked to Children's Allergy

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Parents with major depression or panic disorder are more likely to have children with asthma and other allergy-based conditions, according to study findings published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine.

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