5 Questions to Ask Before Getting Your Kid a Phone

A phone might be at the top of their holiday wish list, but you'll want to have ...


Helicopter Parenting Hurts More Than It Helps, a New Study Says

Your teen’s self-control skills may suffer big time if you’re a hoverer.


What Every Parent Needs to Know About Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

We asked an expert at Trinitas Regional Medical Center what we can do to protect ...

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Raising Teens

Make Saving for College Easier on Your Family

How early to start, resources to trust and more.

Raising Teens

Worried About Social Media Bullying? Instagram Is Doing Something About It

The platform has released new technology that will make posters think twice befo ...

Girls & Boys

Your Son Needs to Watch Gillette’s Inspiring New Ad

“It’s only by challenging ourselves to do more that we can get closer to our ...


Could Your Tech-Obsessed Teen Take On a Rotary Phone?

This hilarious viral video shows two teens’ attempt.

Bodies & Brains

Your Teen Daughter Probably Needs to Destress ASAP

We talked to expert Rachel Simmons to get advice on making young girls communica ...

Bodies & Brains

Is Your Teen At Risk for an Eating Disorder?

How to protect your teen from EDs amid the stress of adolescence.

Raising Teens

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Vaping

Vaping. Juuling. Don't let the pretty words fool you.


Saddle River Police Warns Parents About Robotext Sent to Kids

The text tells kids to run away from home, a reminder of the importance of safeg ...

Family Fun

Okay, You Might Want to Sit Down: Parents Are Hiring Coaches to Train Their Kids in...

Does this mean we should stop warning them they can’t play video games for a l ...


13 Reasons Why Is Back (And Still Getting Major Heat from Critics)

Here’s what you need to know about the second season.


New Jersey Teens Are Organizing In Response to the Parkland Tragedy

Students and parents across the state and country are calling for gun reform and ...

Girls & Boys

Is Social Media Contributing to Eating Disorders in Teens?

How the age of Instagram and Snapchat may be harming her self-image.

Good Times

The Best Ways to Keep Your Teen Busy This Summer

From one-of-a-kind camps to volunteering experiences that'll make a difference, ...

Bodies & Brains

14 Ways You Can Help Your Overstressed Teen

Are you pushing your kids so hard they’re in danger of cracking under the pres ...


Books to Help a Reluctant Reader

If you have a kid who’s less than thrilled to crack open a book, these titles ...

Raising Teens

Got Any Hamilton Fans at Home? This Liberty Hall Museum Teen Event is A Can’t Miss

Sign them up for a celebration of all things Alexander Hamilton on February 3

Parenting Pointers

Author Nancy Jo Sales Warns About Social Media Culture

If your teen is always in front of a screen, you need to watch this interview.