• Teenagers,Girls,Friends,Shopping,Mall
    Kids and Credit Cards
    Top 10 Credit Card Tips for Teens
    Parents are increasingly allowing teens to get their own credit card. When they're used correctly, credit cards can help teens learn financial responsibility. Just be sure to prepare them with some wise tips to build good credit and prevent wild ...
    Erin Dower
  • Teen Cell Phone Use
    Teen Texting and Driving: A Modern Day Hazard
    Teen Texting and Driving: A Modern Day Hazard In this digital age, it's easier than ever to stay in touch, but the convenience of technology means more dangers behind the wheel. You've probably seen it before - a person behind the wheel of a movi...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • 10 Apps for Parents to Monitor Kids
    Mobile Apps
    10 Apps for Parents to Monitor Kids' Mobile Use
    Kids and mobile devices can be a scary mix. Whether your toddler is just starting to use your family tablet or your teen has a new smartphone of her own, check out the wide variety of apps and software — free and paid — that you can use to mo...
    Erin Dower
  • Teens
    Sexting
    Teens and "Sexting": What You Need to Know About the New Trend
    Teens and "Sexting": What You Need to Know About the New Trend For Jesse Logan, an 18-year-old Ohio girl, sending cell phone pictures to her boyfriend was a natural part of their relationship. They were young and in love, and she trusted him wit...
  • Teens
    Setting Rules for Teens
    What Would You Do If...?
    Setting family rules with teens isn't easy. Take this quiz and compare your answers to the experts' suggestions! ...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Teen Room Questionnaire
    Use this questionnaire to determine whether your teen's room needs a makeover. ...
  • Teen Cell Phone Use
    Teen Texting and Driving: A Modern Day Hazard
    Teen Texting and Driving: A Modern Day Hazard In this digital age, it's easier than ever to stay in touch, but the convenience of technology means more dangers behind the wheel. You've probably seen it before - a person behind the wheel of a movi...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Health and Safety Printables
    "Teen Safe House" Agreement
    Use this agreement to make a contract with your teen to keep teen get-togethers safe. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Spring Break
    10 "Must Discuss" Items Before Your Teen Heads Off on Spring Break
    10 "Must Discuss" Items Before Your Teen Heads Off on Spring Break by Maya CohenSpring break is no longer just for college students. This annual ritual has trickled down to high-schoolers, many of whom are now attending parties and vacations with...
  • Teens
    Setting Rules for Teens
    Teens and Partying
    Teens and Partying You can already guess the drawbacks of entertaining teenagers in your own home (fingerprints all over the walls, no food left in the refrigerator, and so on), but there are some definite advantages. To begin, if they're at you...
  • Kids
    Family Rules
    Defining the Family Rules
    Defining the Family Rules How are your family's values put into action? Through personal limits and through family rules. Family rules define what is and isn't allowed in your family. They apply to everybody. (Waiting for something that says onl...
  • Kids
    Family Rules
    Defining the Family Rules
    Defining the Family Rules How are your family's values put into action? Through personal limits and through family rules. Family rules define what is and isn't allowed in your family. They apply to everybody. (Waiting for something that says onl...
  • Kids
    Setting Limits
    Setting Limits and Staying Sane
    Setting Limits and Staying SaneToo Strict or Too Lenient? Here's a surefire recipe for conflict: Mix together one parent (whose job is to make rules) and one child (whose job is to question rules). The resulting power struggle can turn a happy h...
    Laura L. Meehan
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Internet Safety
    Setting Internet Rules
    Once the Internet rules have been laid out and violated, parents need to follow through on the consequences that they set up for their children. ...
  • Teens
    Curfews
    What's a Fair Curfew for Teenagers?
    An expert advises a parent to give her children the responsibility and trust that being 15 and 17 should command. ...
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Teens
    Teen Partying
    Drinking Parties Hosted by Friends' Parents
    An expert calls it "shameful" when parents not only tolerate but also encourage teens' abuse of alcohol. ...