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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

BF/GF Relationships:
“Is our no dating until 16 rule fair?”


Blended Families:
“How can I be a father figure to my girlfriend's daughter?”

Dear Annie,

My daughter who is 13 has a "boyfriend" a year older than her. She wants to start going to the movies with him and another couple. The rule in our house has always been no dating until 16. She can't see the difference between going to the movies with a group of friends and this, and thinks I am...


Hey Terra,

My girlfriend and I have a promising relationship. She is the mother of a 15-year-old daughter who has no "father figure" in her life. The mom has expressed a need for me to develop that kind of relationship with her daughter. This girl is a great kid. She is active, healthy, smart, outgoing and...

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