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Dating and Your Child

It's a rite of passage for any adolescent. As a parent, you can and should set ground rules for dating and relationships that will help your teen as she nagivates romantic relationships.

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Girls Need Sports Too!

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Have you ever wondered why girls drop out of sports by the truckload once they reach high school? The drop out rate is seven times greater than that of boys.

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High School Provides Ideal Time for Career Exploration

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As high school students prepare to make decisions about their future careers, they should not assume they have to focus only on the subjects they are best at, a Purdue University career and technical education expert says.

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The Best Way to Get Teens to Learn

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Getting kids interested in what they're learning is an age-old problem that continues to plague teachers and parents. Now, researchers from the University of Leuven in Belgium report in the March/April issue of the journal Child Development, that when teenagers understand that learning helps them attain an intrinsic goal (e.g., self-development, personal health, etc.), they are more likely to become interested in the topic and grasp its conceptual aspects than if they are motivated to learn only to attain extrinsic goals (e.g., financial success, physical attractiveness, etc.)

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Your Daughter Is Dating!

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Time to face the inevitable: Your teenage daughter no longer plays with Barbie, but dresses like her. And she's ready to date! Before you put your dating rules for your teen into effect, prepare yourself with these dating do's and don'ts designed for YOU.

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Middle-Schoolers Home Alone

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Many young teens stay home alone after school. Parents are concerned but feel they have few alternatives. Still, preparation is critical and there are many things to consider if you are thinking about allowing your child to remain home alone after school.

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10 Tips for Traveling with Teens

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Wee travelers need lots of outdoor time and exercise, and one of the best places to get that experience when you're traveling, just as when you're at home, is to hit the park. We wanted to let you in on some of the best parks we know of in some popular American -- and European -- cities.

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Video: Beautiful on a Budget for the Prom

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The hottest trends for prom that won't break the bank.

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