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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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“My son's problems are killing my family.”


Long-distance relationships:
“I'm a single mom who's in love with a man I met online.”

Dear Annie,

My son just moved back home after a year of being on his own. He's been involved with drugs, drinking, and hasn't held a job. I fear mental illness, or maybe it's just the drugs, because he used to threaten suicide. We've had him locked up for 72 hr. hold, and he "played the game," said all the...


Hey Terra,

I am 51 years old and fell in love very deeply with a man the same age and who is also a single parent. (We both have teen daughters.) I met him because I emailed to compliment him on his web page. We've have been emailing and phoning ever since.

My question to you is: I have been asking for his...

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