Perfect for that phone that was a gift at Christmas.

Have you ever thought about saying any of these to the kids? It might help when kids get fresh, or talks back and says "I hate you mom."

There are so many apps available for kids, but often some of the most popular ones, especially among teens and tweens, are not meant for their age group and pose serious safety risks. Do you want to know what apps are the worst for kids? We can tell you about the "Apps you Don't Want on Your Child's Phone"

Why Do Teenagers Rebel? A 19-year-old explains how it doesn't HAVE to happen!

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A new take on grounding that gets around the arbitrary time frames and minimizes the adversarial vibes between you and your child. (parenting teens, discipline tips, pre-teens, bad behavior)

Excellent article - especially if you have a tween or teen.... the 100 dollar allowance! It's definitely an interesting idea.

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I know I'll have to say "no," but I think it's good to use positive language when possible. I think it gives more weight when you really have to say "no." Plus it's a bummer for kids to hear "no" all the time.

Author says she loved the teen years because she did these things with her kids when they were young.

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disney movie night ideas... Menu ideas to go with each movie. Can't wait to do this as part of "countdown to Disney" time!!

Haha! Good parent.

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Dear Kids, Living in this house isn’t always easy. Just like being a teen isn’t easy. You see your friends who seemingly have no boundaries and all the baubles in the world and you wonder why. …