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By: Jeff Herring
A bunch of years age, my wife was out of town on business for the weekend, and Jonathon, our then two year old son and I were at the house playing. The phone rings, and it's a friend of my wife. When (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
For Students* The Law of a Good Start: Both parents and students say they get off to a great start and then begin to fall off. It's human nature. We start to do well and then think we have arrived and (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
Q: I've never written a letter like this before because I've never been faced with a situation like this before. I'm getting married soon for the second time and have two kids that I'm bringing to the (read entire article)
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Essence Magazine's annual music festival is in New Orleans through July 3 and has slated performers, speakers and seminars as part of its 35th anniver (read entire article)
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By: Rachel Paxton
When we found out we were having twins, our teenage daughter volunteered to move into a smaller bedroom so that the twins could have the bigger one. I (read entire article)
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By: Lin Miao
A: Acquire a Strong and Positive AttitudeB: Break Out of Your ShellC: Characterize Your HeroD: Demand (read entire article)
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By: Christine McGogy
How would you like to have a closer relationship with your teen again? Your ability to communicate effectively with your teen is one of th (read entire article)
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By: Rachel Paxton
The older my daughter gets the more it's sinking in that I don't have much time left to spend with her! She's turning 16 in a couple of months, (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
Q: We are having a big problem at our house over the use of the phone. It rings constantly, we never get to see our daughter and she would talk all night if we let her. Help!!A. Using the phone seem (read entire article)
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By: Karen Alonge
Any parent of a teenager today who sees their child's face in full frontal view is lucky indeed. Many of us are accustomed to addressing the back of our offspring's head, silhouetted against the glow (read entire article)
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By: Sue Blaney
Have you heard the expression: “A parent is only as happy as her unhappiest child?” That sentiment has rung true for parents many times, as unfortunate as that is. A child suffering from a failed (read entire article)
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By: Lois Center-Shabazz
We are failing our children in one of the most important areas of life. But, if more parents and schools understood the significance of credit reports and early credit education, that could be fixe (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
The first part of a management approach is that the parents are clearly in charge.Notice I am saying in charge, not in control.Now in no way am I saying that parents should let teens do whatever they (read entire article)
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By: Kelly Nault
The teenage years are perhaps the most difficult years for parents and kids. As with any relationship, your relationship with your kids goes through different cycles and stages. While you were their (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
You are a good parent and you have been very careful raising your kids. Now that they are teens you worry a little about the teen scene. You trust you kids good judgment, but often worry about some of (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
Recent statistics show that one of the age groups in which the suicide rate is rising is adolescents.In my experience, this statistic is the direct result of a lack of hope.One of the things I have te (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
I've had the privilege of working with teenagers and their families now for over 25 years. I've been at it long enough to have a teen with whom I once worked in the eighties bring in their teenager to (read entire article)
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By: Sue Blaney
Teenagers are a work-in-progress, and parenting teenagers can be tricky business. Many kids get into some kind of trouble at some point, and, although this can provide them a powerful learning opportu (read entire article)
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By: Brian Fong
Q. I'm a new 8th grade teacher and I don't have a lot of experience with teens. Could you help me with a teen quiz that will get them thinking?A. Before I help you with a teen quiz, let me say "good f (read entire article)
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