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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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Drugs and Alcohol:
“My marriage is in trouble and our son appears to be experimenting with drugs.”


Drugs and Alcohol:
“I don't want my daughter making the same mistakes as her friends.”

Dear Annie,

Recently there are some hints that our teenage son may be experimenting with drugs. He is angry a lot, keeps to himself while home, is obsessed with privacy, and only wants to be with friends -- constantly texting and emailing, calling, etc. He has been a straight A student and his grades have...


Hey Terra,

I'm trying to raise my 16 year old to be "alcohol and drug free," at least until she goes off to college. Recently she wanted to see what it was like to get drunk with a group of her friends. Things got out of control and she called an adult to get her out of a bad situation. Now her "friends"...

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