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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

Sex and Sexuality:
“How do I begin the puberty talk with my 10 year old daughter?”


Blended Families:
“My daughter is against the idea of my remarriage.”

Dear Annie,

I want to have the puberty discussion with my just turned 10 year old daughter. But I don't want to freak her out with too much information. On the other hand I don't want her to wake up and get her period one day without knowing what's going on. Help!



Hey Terra,

I need some advice on helping my 12 year old daughter understand and accept a relationship. I have been divorced for 10 years and during that time have focused on creating a wonderful supportive environment for my daughter and myself. I have dated but it was always a secondary pursuit...(child...

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