From puberty to school pressures to driving, teen life is full of new experiences. Make sure your teen knows what to expect and can approach you for help.
Hold a family meeting to discuss important issues.
You Can Have Family Meetings That Will Make Your Household Run Smoothly
Two teens looking at a cellphone
9 Signs You Should Restrict Your Teen's Smartphone Privileges
Think twice before letting your teen get a tattoo.
Is It Safe for Your Teens to Get Tattoos?
Teens making flatbread pizzas in kitchen
Activities That Will Keep Your Teen Busy During the Summer
Chore charts can inspire teens to get their chores done.
How to Keep Your Teens on Task With Chore Charts
Muslim teen being bullied in school
What You Can Do About Religious Bullying
Get your teen active this spring.
50 Fun Spring Activities for Teens
Friends making selfie outside school
The Top 10 Social Issues Teens Face in the Digital World
Teen girls talking
Teen Slang Words Every Parent Should Know
Male high school student asleep in class
How You Can Help Teens When They Are Overscheduled
Smiling graduate and mother on front stoop
How Parents Can Lead High Schoolers in the Direction of Success
Female high school students using mobile phone during the class.
Creative Ways That Teens Are Using Technology to Cheat
High school football player speaking with coach
How to Help Teens Deal With the Pressure of Playing High School Sports
Young people having fun
11 Tips for Talking to Your Teen About Being a Good Friend
Four teen girls walking together at school
10 Ways to Help Your Teen Adjust to a New High School
Violent video games can influence the way your child behaves.
Are Your Child's Video Games Too Violent?
Give your teen advice in a helpful manner.
How to Give Your Teen Constructive Criticism
Encourage your teenager to vote.
At What Age Can My Teenager Register to Vote?
Teach your teen how to grow a garden.
The Surprising Reasons Why You Should Start a Garden With Your Teen
An afterschool job can teach your teen responsibility, but there are drawbacks to employment.
What Are the Best Part-Time Jobs for Teens?
These fun fall activities will keep your teen busy.
Teens Have Many Options for Fun Fall Activities
16 year old child development milestones
Here’s What to Expect From Your 16-Year-Old
Peer pressure can be positive sometimes.
How Do Negative and Positive Peer Pressure Work?
Teenage boy using smartphone at home
OMG! 100+ Common Text and Social Media Acronyms Decoded
Saying Goodbye at College
How to Pack a First Aid Kit for Your College-Bound Teen
Help your teen keep his first job.
How to Ensure Your Teen's First Job Is a Success
Father and son talking in kitchen
10 Reasons You Should Teach Your Teen Assertive Communication Skills
Pay close attention to the advice you're giving your teen.
7 "Inspirational" Messages Your Teen Doesn't Need to Hear
Create cellphone rules that will keep your teen safe.
Cell Phone Rules Every Household With a Teen Should Follow
Alternatives to sports for teens
After School Activity Ideas for Teens Who Don't Like Sports
Give your teen the skills he needs to be independent.
How to Prevent Your Teen From Becoming a Boomerang Kid
When is your teen ready to go to a concert alone?
Is It OK to Let You Let Your Teen Go to a Concert Alone?
Set healthy limits on your teen's screen time.
How Parents Can Set Limits on TV, Computers, Video Games, and Phones
Mom having an important conversation with daughter about sneaking out
How to Handle Catching Your Teen Sneaking out of the House
Teenagers being pulled on a sled
50 Activities Teens and Families Can Do in the Cold Months
Parents talking to teen as they leave the house
Is Your Teen Ready to Be Left Home Alone Overnight?
Most parents aren't doing enough to teach teens how to be good drivers.
Study Says Most Parents are Terrible at Teaching Their Teen How to Drive
duct tape
What Parents Should Know About the Duct Tape Challenge
Father helping son with schoolwork
How Parents Can Help Their Teen Get Organized for School Success
Sign your teen up for driver safety classes beyond basic driver education.
Beyond Driver Education: Programs That Teach Teen Drivers to be Safe
Portrait of teenage girl using laptop
8 Small Businesses Any Teen Entrepreneur Can Start
Teen girl helping to wash the dishes
50 Chores Your Teen Can Handle and Why You Should Let Them
A mother waving to her child after dropping them off to live independently
Help Your Teens Learn Important Skills Before They Move Out
Boy upset, mother in the background
A "Bill of Rights" for Parents of Teens
Can teenagers get a tattoo or a piercing without a parent's permission?
Can My Teen Get a Piercing or Tattoo Without Me?
teenage girl writing at desk
How Teens Can Use a Goal-Setting Worksheet to Achieve Their Potential
Eat dinner together as a family.
10 Ideas to Help Build Your Relationship and Spend Time With Your Teen
A chore contract can the be the key to getting your teen to do chores on time.
Create a Chore Contract That Will Motivate Your Teen to Get Work Done
Young woman trying to get out of bed
8 Tips for Getting Your Teen Out of Bed in the Morning
The minimum driving age in each state varies.
How Old Does Your Teen Need to Be to Legally Drive?
Selfies actually pose several emotional and physical dangers.
Think the Teenage Obsession With Selfies is Harmless? Think Again
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Tips for Helping Your Tween Make the Most of Middle School Graduation
Pictures of Inhalants and Huffing
Young teenage girl is shopping online/making reservation in the train
Best Debit Cards for Teens of 2022
Boys in a classroom using smartphones
Why Technology May Be Causing Grades to Fall in School
young woman on social media
Do You Suffer From FOMO? Find Out How to Cope
Fill a gift basket with items your teen will love.
How to Create Personalized Gift Baskets for a Teenager
Smiling mixed race teenage girl writing in journal
Privacy and Trust Go Hand-in-Hand for Teens