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13-Year-Old Teens

Resources for parents of 13-year-old teens including developmental issues and real parent questions and experiences.

Normal Early Adolescent Development: Ages 11 to 13
Find out what's considered normal development for tweens and young teens.

13-Year-Old Social and Emotional Development
Thirteen-year-old teens are dealing with the physical changes in their body - puberty - emotionally as well as physically. Change is not easy for most people at any age and your 13-year-old is dealing with one of the biggest changes of their lives.

Behavior and Daily Routines Your 13-Year-Old Teen
Thirteen-year-old teens are finishing up one phase of life - leaving childhood behind - and entering another one - becoming a teen. This is the basis for their daily behaviors and issues. When parents keep this in mind, it becomes easier to deal with the changes in their "normal behavior."

Teens Having Sex at the age of 13, What Can a Parent Do?
A question sent in by a parent of a thirteen-year-old girl who found out she was having sex. She asked for advice and received it from our parenting teens community.

Teen Girl Left the House Without Permission, What Should Mom Do?
My 13 yr old daughter left the house while I was at the supermarket. When I returned home I saw a note that said 'went for a walk will be back later'.

Jobs for 13 Year Olds - Jobs for 13 Year Olds That Pay
Help your child find a job for 13 year olds. Jobs and pay are variable based on your location, the difficulty, and the time it takes to complete each job.

ADHD 13-year-old Son Just Getting By in School
A mom asks how to get her ADHD son more engaged with his school work and receives sage advice from our parenting community. Read what they have to say and offer your thoughts and experiences.

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