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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

Sexual orientation:
“Our son's friend is gay!”

 

Peer pressure:
“I'm worried about my daughter becoming Goth!”

Dear Annie,

My teenage son has a close friend who is gay. Our son has been very secretive lately (with his computer and phone use). What can we say to make sure our son doesn't make a bad decision like his friend? Help!

Worried parent

 

Hey Terra,

My pre-teen daughter says she wants to be Goth. When I asked her why, she said, "I don't know." Because she has no good reason, it feels like she's just going along with a fad in order to be popular. I want her to know what she stand for. Doing something just because others do it isn't going to...

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