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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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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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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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10 Ways to Help Kids to Really Say No and Buck Peer Pressure

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Michele Borba, EdD "What were you thinking?" "But didn't you tell the kids it wasn't right?" "You did what?!!@!" Are you concerned that your kid always seems to go along with...

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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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How to Talk to Your Child's Teacher

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Parents want their kids to thrive in school, and research shows strong links between parental involvement in a child's education and academic success. Therefore, it makes sense to partner with your child's teachers to ensure a positive school experience.

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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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