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What Should I Do About My Teen Using Pot?

My son is 17. We have suspected him of using marijuana for a few months now and my older son has actually caught him doing it with his girlfriend. I was cleaning up his room today and found pot in his pocket. I am extremely...

How Can I Help My Teen Reach His Potential?

My junior son is a smart kid. Good grades came easily to him in junior high, but since he has been in high school his grades have suffered significantly because he does not do a majority of his homework assignments. His GPA is currently in...

What Should We Do About Our Teens' Behavior Problems?

My husband and I have raised six children, ages 14-26. Now our two teenage girls, ages 15 and 17, are giving us a lot of problems. They are starting to have a lot of guys calling our home. They're starting to fib a lot...

My Teen Has Trouble Concentrating

What do I do with a teen son who has extreme difficulties in concentrating on his homework? Sometimes it takes hours to have him get the right answer to two problems. Help!

My Son Hates His Algebra Teacher

I have a ninth grader who is failing his algebra class. He tells me that he hates the teacher. He hates the way she dresses. He hates the way she looks. I have met with her several times and we both are frustrated. I can't...

Home green home

Whether your kids are budding Bill McKibbens or eco-novices, adopting Earth-friendly practices at home is an easy way to spend quality time together while fostering environmental awareness. And in some cases, going green can save your family green by reducing household expenses. Check out these...

If you give a child an allowance ...

Ten tips for teaching kids how money makes the world go round.

Summertime social for teens

Top tips on helping tweens and teens develop social skills.

How to raise a team player

Seven fun activities that teach kids the value of pitching in and helping others.

What teachers know

Great tips from great teachers that can make a difference for your child.