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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

School Problems:
“My 10 year old cannot seem to focus.”

 

School Problems:
“How do you motivate an unmotivated learner?”

Dear Annie,

My 10 year old son gets distracted very easily and forgets what he supposed to do.

  1. After he comes back from school we ask him to change and come downstairs, and he forgets why he went upstairs.
  2. In school his teacher said he is very distracted and does not sit still. He walks from his desk for no...
 

Hey Terra,

My 12 year old daughter has for several years now demonstrated an extreme laziness, unwillingness, and hatred towards homework. We’ve had her tested for learning disabilities (none). We put her in professional counseling (no issues). She has weekly tutoring (no help). We’ve tried positive...

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