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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.

Exercise and the brain

Think that sweating only benefits the body? Think again. Find out what the latest science says about intense physical activity and how it can help your child learn.

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.

Bullying smack-down

Can a star-powered website make teen civility hip?

The wilderness transformed my son

What happens when a desperate mom helps her unhappy teen by sending him away? Nothing short of a small miracle.

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.

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