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I’m a parenting expert and family coach. Our 21st century tweens and teens are so savvy about pop culture, technology and social media, they may believe they’ve got the emotional and interpersonal part of life figured out too. They don’t. Middle and high school kids need their parents to teach them how to be good people who do the right thing, online and off. Because home is where kids learn the most about love, respect, empathy and resilience, you need 21st century parenting advice you can count on.

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Letters from Parents & Teens

Communication Problems:
“I'm worried that my husband is undermining my daughter's self-esteem.”

 

Drugs:
“I'm worried about my nephew's alcohol and drug use.”

Dear Annie,

My 14 year old daughter is very mature and responsible, but I don't think my husband sees that. I think he is very proud of her and sees her capability on the soccer field for example, but at home, he is constantly cautioning her to "be careful", or "don't forget this", or "I hope you didn't say...

 

Hey Terra,

My nephew is almost 16. He has a blog that he pours his heart into -- and tells all. He doesn't know I read it... or that his parent's do. He drinks quite a bit. He smokes dope, buys cough meds -- all to get high. He is very negative and hard to get along with. His parents have grounded him...

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