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  • Health and Safety Printables
    The Good Stress Challenge Audit
    Take this survey to determine if your child could benefit from a good stress challenge. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    What Teens Worry About
    What Teens Worry About Everyone has their stress points, and teens are no exception. Here's what they report makes them worry: What people think of them. Teens are very concerned that they “select” the right identity. They don't want to be ...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    My Parents Are Pressuring Me to Get Perfect Grades
    When parents behave like this, it can make a kid feel that the only time she is appreciated by her parents is when she gets high grades. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    A Positive School Environment for Girls
    A Positive School Environment for GirlsWhen psychologist and author Daniel Goleman discusses the sort of school culture that encourages students to develop people skills or emotional literacy, he suggests building "a place where students feel res...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    Building Your Daughter's Confidence
    Building Your Daughter's Confidence Whatever your concerns are about your daughter or your relationship with her, helping her to be more self-confident will go a long way toward facilitating her success. Girls who feel competent can cope with lif...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    Stress in Teen Girls: Who's at Risk?
    Stress in Teen Girls: Who's at Risk?To find out what is really happening with today's teens--why they are so stressed, who is most at risk, and who is most resilient--I surveyed 2,298 girls (691 in grades six through eight and 1,607 in grades nin...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    What Teens Worry About
    What Teens Worry About Everyone has their stress points, and teens are no exception. Here's what they report makes them worry: What people think of them. Teens are very concerned that they “select” the right identity. They don't want to be ...
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    Recognizing Effects of Stress on Girls
    Recognizing Effects of Stress on Girls With nervous energy skyrocketing, the girls of this generation need the adults in their lives to do far more than in the past. Along with general understanding and support, they need voices of reason to coun...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    The Hidden Angst of Girls
    The Hidden Angst of Girls This kind of virulent nervous energy is rampant among today's teen girls. And yet, it is often hard to detect, even for the parents and educators who care most about them and their success. That is because teen girls are...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    Why Are Girls So Stressed?
    Why Are Girls So Stressed? By the time they enter middle school, many girls are staggering under the pressure of more than just weighty backpacks. They also face jam-packed schedules, hours of homework, heightened expectations, demanding social l...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    Building Your Daughter's Confidence
    Building Your Daughter's Confidence Whatever your concerns are about your daughter or your relationship with her, helping her to be more self-confident will go a long way toward facilitating her success. Girls who feel competent can cope with lif...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With Giftedness
    Music, Sports, and More: How Much is Too Much?
    Gifted children may exhibit talents in a variety of areas and have a voracious appetite for learning. But they also need free time to unwind and to just "hang out." ...
  • School and Learning
    Transition to Middle School
    The Pressures of Middle School
    The move to middle school can be tough, even for the best of students. ...
  • Kids
    Anxiety Disorders
    Psychosomatic Trouble
    When your daughter's worries are making her sick, that's an illness as real as anything else. ...
  • Teen Stress
    Is Your Teen More Stressed Than You Think?
    Is Your Teen More Stressed Than You Think? As a parent, you might think your teen has a pretty easygoing life. After all, being a night owl and sleeping late on the weekends doesn't exactly spell stressed out. However, recent findings are telling...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    My Parents Are Pressuring Me to Get Perfect Grades
    When parents behave like this, it can make a kid feel that the only time she is appreciated by her parents is when she gets high grades. ...