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The Break-Up: Helping Your Teen Through Heartache

UPDATED April 30, 2018 Welcome to the next phase of Parenting a Teen in First Love: The Break Up. Earlier this year, I was nervous delighted when my 18-year-old daughter told me she had found true love. I'd never seen her so happy,…

7 Conversations About Sex that You Should Have with Your Daughter

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Updated April 21st, 2018 In the same way you probably cringe at the thought of your own mother engaging in risqué sexual acts, it’s fair to say that, for her, the thought of you taking part in said acts doesn't feel any better. There are…

15 Trendy Terms Your Teen is Using That You Might Want to Learn

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UPDATED April 18th, 2018 YOLO! #fungry! Grinding today. Anyone else confused out of their minds when they hear some of the trendy new slang terms our teens are using? Now, we can think back to our own teenage years and recall a few choice…

Sharing Passover to Open Tween Minds

UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Our Los Tweens team was invited by our amiga Jeannette Kaplun of Hispana Global to join her for an annual Passover celebration presented by the Latin American committee of the Miami AJC. It is a beautiful…

Quinceañera Money Savers

UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Having a Quinceañera is a special time, as it commemorates the transition from girl to young woman. The event is usually filled with beautiful gowns, flowers, food, loved ones, and stress about how to pay for…

8 Young Teen Celebrities that are Great Role Models

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If you pick up pretty much any gossip magazine you’re sure to see lots of inappropriate, and quite frankly unflattering behavior being committing by the rising stars of young Hollywood. From sex tapes to boyfriend scandals to all-night partying…

Eyes Wide Open: New Illicit Drugs on the Streets Parents Need to Be Aware Of

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No mom wants to admit that her precious offspring would ever use illicit drugs. Unfortunately, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports, "Most people use drugs for the first time when they are teenagers. There were just over 2.8 million…

Election Prep: How to Teach Kids About Politics & How the Government Works

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Turn this election season into an opportunity to teach your teen about how the government works (or doesn't work as the case may be). According to the Knight Foundation, "Voter turnout in the 2014 midterm elections (36.3 percent) was the lowest…

Go Deep: How to Use Valentine’s Day to Support Gay Teenagers

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Last year Time reported that Hallmark now offers two cards in their in-store Valentine’s Day selection for same-sex relationships: ‘Love: Man to Man’ and ‘Love: Woman to Woman.’ Wow, a whole “one” card for each grouping, what…