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Six ways to help your child deal with peer pressure

Saying "No" to friends can be hard. Here's how to make it easier.

Books on tweens and teens

Tweens and teens can drive parents crazy. Here are some books to help you understand, and better communicate, with your older child.

5 ways to boost your child's brainpower

Kids understand that to get stronger, they need to work their muscles with regular exercise. Teach them the brain is like a muscle that can also be "worked out."

Talking about sex with your teen: It's not as hard as you think

Why you need to talk to your child about sex - and why you'll be glad you did.

House rules on drugs and alcohol

When do parents start talking about it, and what are their rules? Are drunk pickups, no questions asked, a good idea? See how these parents handle tough scenarios.

Why are those girls so mean?

Why are adolescent girls so mean to each other, and what can parents do about it?

Bullying smack-down

Can a star-powered website make teen civility hip?

Is my son addicted to screens?

Is my son's screen use "normal" for kids his age? Or has our whole country gone insane, raising a generation of children who are dangerously addicted to any and every screen?

Talking to children about 9/11

Discussing 9/11 can be difficult, but experts say that talking to your kids about this day that irreparably changed our lives is necessary and valuable.

Addictive behaviors: Smoking, drinking and media

Alcohol ads affects underage drinking. Kids are bombarded with thousands of images of smoking in movies alone. Here is how parents can fight back.

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