Problems

Learn what you need to know to spot these typical teen problems and how to steer kids in the right direction. Our pros provide plenty of lessons to get it right.

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Opening Up to My Daughter About My History With Drugs and Alcohol Saved Her From a Fatal Overdose

Parenting from a place of openness and support instead of punishment and stigma helped rescue my daughter from a dangerous spiral I knew all too well.

6 Lessons in Body Positivity to Teach Your Child by Age 5

Positive body awareness and confidence is important for a child's development. Parents can start these conversations as early as kindergarten—here's how.

How to Teach Your Teen to Love Their Body

In a time when social media offers a skewed, seemingly perfect filter on real life, there are ways to break through the noise and support your teen’s self-image.

'Benzos' Are Rising in Popularity Among Teens and They're Getting Them On Social Media

Teens are able to get benzodiazepines and similar designer drugs without a prescription straight from their smartphone. Here's what parents need to know about how teens are accessing these drugs, signs of addiction, and what they can do to help.

Period Shaming: A Not-So New Type of Bullying Parents Need to Know About

Education and empowerment are key in reshaping conversations around periods and putting an end to the bullying menstruation brings for tweens and teens.

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She Seemed Like Just Any Mom to the Outside World, But Inside Was Struggling With Opioid Addiction

A woman wrote a viral obituary for her sister, a young mom who died from opioid addiction in 2018. And it's inspiring others to reveal the same hidden heartbreak of this national epidemic on the anniversary of her death.

I Was a Childhood Bully And Here's How I'm Making Sure My Kids Aren't

I tormented a classmate from eighth grade through high school so that I could fit in with the popular kids. Years later, I'm teaching my kids how not to be the bully I was.

What Parents Need to Know About the Link Between Bullying and Suicide

Bullying victims are between 2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims according to the latest research. Get the facts and statistics on bullying caused by suicide.