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Lions and Tigers and Teens

Happy holidays … or are they?

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Your teen wants to spend time with a significant other or friends during the holidays, but you want him to stay with the family. Try offering your teen a responsibility, so he feels like an important part of the event — not like a spectator. Comment.

Life after playdates

Lions and Tigers and Teens: What does one do when one is not exactly thrilled with a teen’s new friend? Comment.

Tornadoes and other hazards of slobby teens

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Charging in to clean it yourself or simply ignoring the mess won’t make the problem go away. Comment.

Now that you’ve given them wings: Exploring your new parenting role and lifestyle

Lions and Tigers and Teens: When the last of the kids is off to college, it’s an opportunity to enjoy some rekindling of romance in the empty nest. Comment.

Getting teens interested in politics

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Hosw to encourage teen interest iand involvement in government. Comment.

Teens need more shut-eye

Lions and Tigers and Teens: What’s a parent to do when she realizes her teen is on a downward spiral due to lack of sleep? Comment.

Pomp and circumstance

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Creative ways to celebrate your teen’s high school graduation without all the stress. Comment.

Are you a cool parent?

Lions and Tigers and Teens: How to keep up with your teen’s changes and culture without clumsily trying to be a teen yourself. Comment.

‘Cool parent’ dos and don’ts

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Here are some more tips for being a “cool” parent. Comment.

Hooked on hookah

Lions and Tigers and Teens: If you are a parent of a teen and you’ve never heard of hookahs, you need to start educating yourself on this dangerous method of smoking. Comment.

Steps to get out of an abusive relationship

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Share these steps with your teen. Comment.

Brutal boyfriends: What every parent should know

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Experts offer tips on how to help your your teen daughter avoid or disengage from an abusive relationship. Learn the warning signs. Comments (1).

Tattletale parents

Lions and Tigers and Teens: When and how to tell another parent about her teen’s bad behavior. Comment.

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