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A Crisis of Confidence: Teenage Girls and the Risky Years

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Find out how mentors can help teenage girls survive the risky years and how you can find a mentor for your teenage daughter or become a mentor yourself.

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Keeping Teens Safe Online

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If you are a typical family, your kids probably know more about computers than you! You can't look over their shoulder at all times, but you can do a number of very smart things. Here are seven ways to keep your kids safe when they use the Internet.

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Video Games: Friend or Foe?

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The battle of words over the danger or safety of video games continues to rage.

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A Crisis of Confidence: Teenage Girls and the Risky Years (Part 2)

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In part two of this article, read how girls entering puberty often face a "crisis in confidence" which makes them vulnerable to risky behavior, and these bad choices can have devastating lifelong consequences.

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War Games and Preteen Boys

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How To Make Sure Your Son's Interest In War Games Is Healthy

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Bullying and Your Teenager

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The Journal of the American Medical Association reported that one out of every three students in grades six through 10 is the victim of bullies.

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Home Alone: Is Your Teen Ready?

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As summertime approaches and parents pack the last lunches and await the final report cards, they face a familiar worry: What to do with the kids during the summer? Finding quality childcare is time consuming and expensive, but leaving teens home for the whole day can be worrisome for parents. How do you know when it's time to let your teenagers and preteens stay by themselves while you're at work?

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16 Tools for Effective Parents

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The parenting path isn't always smooth. But these tips to take on your teen might help even out the rough parts.

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Maintaining Control With a Tween

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How To Maintain Control Over Yourself With a Misbehaving Tween

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Simple Mommy Secrets to Choosing the Right Chores for Kids

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Several years ago I learned a Mommy Secret from my girlfriend about kids' chores that I've never forgot.

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