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Ages 11-17

Positive Parenting Strategies for the Teen Years

As your children learn new life rules and lessons during the teen years, you need to adapt your parenting techniques.

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Preventing the Pandemic Blues in Tw/eens

Unfortunately, the pandemic and its consequences are still with us. But you can practice safety protocols, rigorous self-care, love your neighbor and, yes, support your tw/een who has little control over their new reality. Read on for some suggestions on how to prevent the pandemic blues in your tw/een.

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Is Social Media Cutting into Schoolwork Time?

When 14-year-old Ellie Rosic does her homework, her phone is ‘crucial,’ says her dad, Andy, an IT specialist. “But as I see it, 2 percent of the time, Ellie is asking friends about homework and 98 percent of the time she’s texting random emojis, checking Facebook and Pinterest, and taking Buzzfeed quizzes.”

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How to Support Your Transgender Teen

Your teen girl says they are a boy and has been telling you consistently for months that they are transgender. Of course, you love them and want them to live an authentic life by supporting them but you’re not quite sure how to navigate this new territory. Read on for effective ways you can support them.

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