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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:
“Are we doing too much for our 10 year old?”

 

Sex and Sexuality:
“Should I let my teen daughter wear a thong?”

Dear Annie,

We have a 10-year-old daughter. I have always felt that we were good parents, but looking back, I can see now how we have over-protected her and have not required her to grow up. For instance, she won't unbutton her pants to put them on or take them off because she can't do the buttons. She will...

 

Hey Terra,

Hello- I am behind the times I guess, but can you tell me if there is anything wrong with teens wearing a thong and at what age it would be appropriate? I know nothing about these things!

I guess the question is, if they aren't comfortable, why wear one? I can imagine reasons including: being...

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