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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

Behavior Problems:
“My granddaughter has a problem with lying.”


Sex and Sexuality:
“Should I be upset that my 13 year old kissed her boyfriend?”

Dear Annie,

My granddaughter is 12 and has ADD. She is continually lying to her Mom and Dad. The lying has been going on well over a year. Her Mom and Dad have discussed with her (and so have myself and my husband) the importance of telling the truth many, many times. They could have a conversation with her...


Hey Terra,

I have a 13 year old daughter and her boyfriend is 12. They met at church. He goes out to eat with us sometimes and they hold hands. He also told me they kissed. Should I be upset? I do supervise when they are together but I also try to give them a little space. I told him I didn't think they...

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