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The Positive Side of Parenting Tweens

Remember when your toddler screeched, "I no want it!" when she was first learning to express her independence? In between the tantrums and the trials you were most likely delighting in her burgeoning …


Boys Will Be Pink Boys: Unconventional Gender Identity

As it has been pointed out to me numerous times, I like to write about gender issues on this blog. Some assume I do it because it is provocative and progressive, or that maybe I struggle with such…


It is 10:00…Do You Know if Your Kids Are on Facebook?

Just a decade or two ago, a child's social life was largely his/her own business. If you had friends, your peers were well aware (e.g. "Oh, he hangs out with Peter") and if you didn't have friends, we…


First Self-Help Book Written For Teens, By A Teen

Alex Southmayd, a 12th grade student at Groton School in Massachusetts just released his first book, a self-help guide titled "Brain Snacks for Teens on the Go! 50 Smart Ideas to Turbo-Charge Your Li…


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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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