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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

“How can I help my son overcome his anxiety?”


School Problems:
“My son's school really blew it on this one.”

Dear Annie,

My 6 1/2 year old son suffers from anxiety. He worries about whether or not I will pick him up from school or fears that he won't see me amongst all the other parents. The teacher has commented that he takes several bathroom breaks during his most difficult subject. During a recent thunder...


Hey Terra,

My son (10 years old) just returned from an outdoor education trip with his class. Apparently the boys were exceedingly noisy in their tents (12+ boys in each cabin/tent with no adult chaperone -- the teachers slept elsewhere). As a result, the teachers took away the boys' privilege of visiting...

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