Social & Emotional Growth: Teens

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British PM Cracks Down on Sexualization of Children ... Politely

Under the proposed legislation, retailers would be asked not to sell salacious so-called "lad's mags" in brown sleeves. Credit: Getty...Cameron urges "social responsibility, not state control" in protecting children.

Free to Be ... Not Anymore

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According to current statistics, one out of every four teenagers across America is bullied in...
Marlo Thomas sends a message to parents reminding them of a time when just being a kid was good enough.

Facebook Can Lead to Depression in Adolescents, Report Says

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Facebook depression is common among teens. Credit: Getty Images Just when you think you've got...
Just when you think you've got the whole social media thing covered with your tween or teen, a new tech-related monster rears its ugly head.

SmackDown: Should Parents Drug Test Their Kids?

Is drug testing your kids a deterrent or a sign that you're not paying attention as a parent? Illustration by Dori...Would you drug test your kids at home? These two ParentDish writers duke it out.

When 20-Somethings Move Back Home, It's Not Such a Horrible Thing, Study Says

It's OK if they move back in! Credit: Getty Images If you happen to look out your window only to find a moving van backing up into your...A new study that finds young adults are heading back to the homestead in rising numbers -- and that it's alright, Time magazine reports.

CDC: Fewer Teens Having Sex

Credit: Getty Images Apparently, fewer teens and young adults are having sex, according to a federal study which offers numbers, but...Apparently, fewer teens and young adults are having sex, according to a federal study which offers numbers but doesn't examine the reasons.

School Officials Often React Poorly to Student Suicides, Experts Say

The outpouring of grief over a suicide could be seen as glorifying the person who completed suicide, which may cause other teens to think...The outpouring of grief over a student suicide could be seen as glorifying the person who completed suicide, which may cause other teens to think they want all that attention.

Try This: How Do You Punish a Teenager?

Your rebellious teenager is acting up and you know that banning dessert or giving timeouts won't work anymore. So, now what? When it...
Moms chime in on what works.

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