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  • A parent lets go of her child during stages of child development, allowing the child to grow up and eventually become independent. This can be more difficult for the parent than it is for the child.

    How to Let Go and Let Your Child Grow Up

    How to Let Go and Let Your Child Grow Up

    by Janis Leslie Evans69

  • Many parents report back talk as a behavior of concern. Learn what really constitutes back talk and how to encourage your child to express themselves in a respectful, healthy way.

    Rethinking Back Talk

    Rethinking Back Talk

    by Jules Ker0

  • Do you have a teen who drives you crazy? Many things that trouble us about our kids at this stage of development—negativity, self-absorption, poor choices—are normal and no cause for alarm.

    How to Keep Your Sanity While Parenting a Teenager

    How to Keep Your Sanity While Parenting a Teenager

    by McKenna Meyers6

  • Some parents dread, “the talk.” However, talking to your daughter about puberty can be reframed from drudgery to a rite of passage. Learn how to talk with your daughter with confidence and reverence.

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    by CarlySullens39

  • Your child has just come out to you. Now what? These days, more and more parents are being faced with homosexuality in their children as it becomes more accepted by society. Tips on how to respond.

    When Your Child Admits They're Homosexual

    When Your Child Admits They're Homosexual

    by Tracy Sheppard2

  • Car insurance for teen drivers cost more since accidents by teenage drivers are the number one cause of death among teens. Tips to help decide if your teenager is ready to drive are given.

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    by Kristin Trapp8

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