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    Internet Safety
    8 Tips to Protect Your Kids from "Catfishing" Online
    8 Tips to Protect Your Kids from "Catfishing" OnlineIf you're like most parents, you probably didn't learn what "catfishing" means until the news of the Manti Te'o hoax broke and the new MTV documentary-style show Catfish became a hit in early 2...
    Erin Dower
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    Teen Pregnancy
    Is Teen Pregnancy Trendy? Teen Moms Take on Pop Culture
    According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, one in three teenage girls in the United States is estimated to become pregnant at least once before the age of 20. Once on the decline, the Guttmacher Institute recently reported teen ...
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    Teens and Dating
    Should Teen Be Alone with Boyfriend?
    Our expert says that teens should be allowed to socialize in any room of the house, with the exception of the bedroom. ...
  • Dating Violence
    Dating Violence and Your Teen: Know the Facts
    Dating Violence and Your Teen: Know the Facts In February 2009, teen pop star Chris Brown allegedly beat and verbally threatened his celebrity girlfriend Rihanna inside his car before leaving her and driving off. Rihanna is 21 years old; Brown is...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Homosexual Teens
    Supporting Your Gay Teen
    Supporting Your Gay Teen There are few parents who can easily and completely accept the news that their child is gay. Even those who are comfortable with homosexuality and same-sex marriage may find themselves having difficulty. They may feel th...
    Nancy Witting
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    Rejection
    Your Girl's Broken Heart
    Your Girl's Broken Heart A good reason for girls to get involved in sports, besides honing their physical talents and learning teamwork, is that they learn how to accept losses. Sooner or later, even the best female athlete or the best girls' t...
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    Homosexual Teens
    Lesbian Daughters, Straight Moms
    Lesbian Daughters, Straight Moms Most of the available information confirms that for a woman who is a lesbian, the most difficult personal task she faces is admitting that she is gay to herself and then her family—particularly her mother. The ...
  • 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.
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    Teens and Dating
    Finding a Good Boyfriend
    Finding a Good Boyfriend The teenage world is filled with all kinds of boys; some are frogs, but the majority of them—around 75 percent—are perfect princes. These princes do not ride up to your daughter's door in a coach and whisk her off to...
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    Homosexual Teens
    Lesbian Daughters, Straight Moms
    Lesbian Daughters, Straight Moms Most of the available information confirms that for a woman who is a lesbian, the most difficult personal task she faces is admitting that she is gay to herself and then her family—particularly her mother. The ...
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    Teen Love
    What to Expect When Mr. Right Enters Your Daughter's Life
    What to Expect When Mr. Right Enters Your Daughter's Life Both mother and daughter will be overcome with joy if Mr. Right seems perfect to both of you. In addition to the euphoria, you may be surprised at some of the other emotions that surface....
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    Teens and Dating
    Eleven-Year-Old Wants to Date
    Our expert believes that 11-year-olds are far too young to engage in dating behaviors. ...
  • Teens
    Teens and Dating
    Is 13 Too Young to Date?
    Very few parents let their 13-year-olds date, but parents can placate their kids with coed get-togethers. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Sex
    Mother Finds Sexual Notes to Daughter
    Our expert suggests ways a mother can help a child deal with unwanted sexual overtures. ...
  • Teens
    Homosexual Teens
    Teen Thinks He's Gay
    A mother seeks help in dealing with her feelings and advising her son, after learning that he is gay. ...
  • Teens
    Teens and Dating
    Is 14 Too Young to Date?
    It's important to set boundaries for young teens, but letting them interact in safe, supervised situations is appropriate. ...
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    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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    Sexuality
    Teen Fears That He's a Pedophile
    One incident does not make a teen a pedophile, but it does indicate the need for a discussion with a skilled, compassionate therapist. ...