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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

“My daughter is too young to be friends with this boy.”


“My son and step daughter may be having a relationship.”

Dear Annie,

I have a problem concerning my daughter and a certain boy. My daughter is 13 (14 in August). The boy in question is 17. He likes her also as he calls many times during the day -- including always at 7 am and 11 pm -- everyday, brings her gifts and flowers. I don't think it is appropriate for a...


Hey Terra,

I recently remarried, my 15 year old son and I live with my new husband and his 17 year old daughter. I anticipated that there might be some conflict amongst them, but instead, I think they are possibly "hooking up" as kids call it nowadays. They are always together, they cuddle on the couch....

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