teenagers

When I look into his eyes, I see my own. And in them, I see the disease we share reflected, bipolar disorder.

I Gave My Son Bipolar Disorder

I look in his eyes and I see my own. I see pain and confusion; I see the boy I loved so dearly and the man I love even more. I gave my son bipolar disorder.

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My daughter moves unabashedly through this world taking up as much space as she damn well pleases.

I Want To Be Like My 12-Year-Old Daughter When I Grow Up​

My daughter moves unabashedly through this world taking up as much space as she damn well pleases. I want to be like my 12-year-old daughter!

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 I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on!  Wrong. It’s real.

Weight Watchers Offering Free Memberships To Teens (AKA Future Of Yo-Yo Dieting)

I actually thought this was a joke. I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real.

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Talking to your kids about consent is important at any age.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Consent (At Any Age)

Wondering how to talk to your kids about consent? It's not hard as you’d think — the conversation changes over the years, but it’s all the same framework.

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Dear Mommabare,

Dear Mommabare: A Video Column For Young People Who Have Questions

Welcome to Dear Mommabare. The place young people go when they need answers they just can't get from other adults. 

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Even now, I hesitate to call my child’s behavior abusive. But it’s impossible to avoid the parallels between my situation now and how I felt when I was being abused by my partner.

When Your Child Is Abusive

Yelling. Throwing things. Name-calling. The only thing that holds me back from calling my teenager’s behavior abuse is that they are my child.

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There are some advantages to giving your child that automotive freedom and responsibility.

Should You Buy Your Teenager A Car?

Are there any good reasons to buy your teenager a car, other than making them happy?

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Teenage Girl Pimps Out Other Teenage Girls (You Won't Believe Where)

How is a teenage pimp made?

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