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Teens: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
101 Summer Activities for Teens
Summer resource article for teens and their parents, 101 Fun Things for Teens to Do This Summer.
Harry Potter Quiz Mega Trivia on All 7 Books
Mega Trivia quiz for Harry Potter all 7 books.: harry potter glossary mega trivia harry potter and the sorcerer s stone trivia quiz quiz test
Teen Depression Quiz for Parents of Teens
Teen Depression Quiz Is your teen depressed? Parents of teenagers can take this simple quiz to find out. Includes advice and help for parents and teens who need resources for teen depression.
Parenting Quiz Is Your Teen an At-Risk Youth
Is Your Teen At-Risk? Take this quiz to find out! Includes resources and advice for parents of struggling youth.
Quiz What is Your Parenting Style
Which of these parenting styles are you? Active, Perfectionist, Indulgent or Slacker? Find out by taking our parenting style quiz.
25 Summer Fun Water Activities for Your Kids...
Water games to play with groups of kids and teens. Balloon games, water relays, pool games and more water fun for summer parties and events.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book 1 of...
Trivia quiz for book 1, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
50 Chores Your Teen Can Handle (and Why You...
Over 50 chore ideas for parents of older kids and teens. Here is a list of task ideas and chores for your teen. You can use it to fill out a printable chore chart or to make a list. This list is made to give your teen a clear idea of what you expect from them. It is a good idea to break these jobs down even further and explain what you want done.
What Type of Behavior and Routine Should You...
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 17-year-old teens.
How to Get Your Teens to Do Chores
Teen chore charts are a great way to organize you and your teen, get chores completed and on to better things. Here is a listing of our free printable chore charts for you to use with your teenager.
50 High School Graduation Gift Ideas and Tips
Graduation gift ideas for teens who are graduating from high school, organized by price.
Birthday Party Games Your Teen Won't Hate
Teen party games make going to a teen party that much more fun. If your throwing a teen birthday party, here is a list of fun games to play with groups of teens. Some are active games, some are ice breakers and some of the birthday party games in this list go with a theme party. Birthday Party Games for teen birthday parties and other teen party fun. Ideas for birthday party games and other event or party games.
How to Make a Summer Bucket List With Your Teen
Create a bucket list of all the family activities you'd like to do with your teen this summer.
How to Plan a Successful High School Graduation...
Fun Graduation Party Ideas to use at your teen's high school graduation party. This fun graduation party planner is full of graduation party ideas that will help you organize and pull off a fantastic graduation party for your teen.
Teen Dating Quiz
Teen Dating Quiz Are they friends or are they dating? Take this simple quiz to find out.
What is a henna tattoo? Is it safe for my teen?
FAQ on the henna tattoo process. What is a henna tattoo? Is it safe for my teen?
What is Your Teen Taught about Sex at School?
What is Your Teen Taught about Sex at School?
Screening Quiz - Parents Are you raising a...
Parents, are you raising a healthy teen? Does your teen know how to eat good foods and healthy snacks, do they see a doctor regularly? Take this quiz to find out!
Summer Activities for Teens Fun Ideas a 12 Week...
Weeks of summer activities, crafts, fun things to do, places to go and more.
5 Ways to Assure Your Teen Will Stay Busy This...
These 5 activites can ensure that your teen will stay busy - and out of trouble - this summer.
Quiz Is Your Teen a Spoiled Brat?
Spoiled Brats Parenting Quiz - Is Your Teen a Spoiled Brat? Take this quiz to find out!
Teen Drug Use Screening Quiz for Parents and...
This teen drug use screening quiz will tell you if your next drug use talk with your teen should be about his/her drug use.
7 Myths About Marijuana That Teens Believe
Teens tend to believe a lot of false information about marijuana and it's essential that parents set the record straight.
Body Piercing and Tattooing Age Limits in Your...
What age can a teen get a piercing, body piercing or tattoo? Here is a listing of age limits for body art by state.
Emotional Development in 13-Year-Olds: What to...
Thirteen-year-old teens are dealing with the changes in their body, puberty, emotionally as well as physically. Learn more about their emotional development in this article.
Parenting Quiz Do you spend enough time with...
Do you spend enough time with your teen? Take this quiz to find out!
Cocaine Drug Slang Dictionary
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Harry Potter Quiz for Book 7 the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Book 7 Trivia Quiz for parents, teens and fans of the Harry Potter books.
Parenting Teens Quiz Does Your Teen Have...
Parenting Teens Quiz- Does Your Teen Have Tourette's Syndrome? Take this quiz to find out!
Marijuana Drug Slang Dictionary
Drug Slang Dictionary - Marijuana: drug slang dictionary slang terms for marijuana potency marijuana marijuana memory marijuana cigarettes
Emotional Development in 15-Year-Olds: What You...
Fifteen-year-old teens are pushing to do more on their own. Learn more about their social and emotional development in this article.
Parenting Teen Quiz How Well Do You Know Your...
Parenting Quiz How Well Do You Really Know Your Teen? when you know your teen you are better able to gauge their behavior and help them lead a successful life.
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 16-Year-Old...
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 16-year-old teens.
101 Fun Things for Teens to Do This Summer
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Parenting Quiz Is your teen lying to you
Is your teen lying to you? Take this parenting quiz to find out!
Teens Babysitting Is your teen ready to babysit...
Teens Learning about money - Is your teen ready to babysit Take this quiz to find out!
Summer Activities for Teens: Week One
First week of summer activities for teens - 12 week series.
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 13-Year-Old...
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 13-year-old teens.
Driving Age by State
Each state in the United States has their own driving laws, including the minimum driving age. Below you will find a list of driving ages by state. When your teen reaches the age to get their permit, take them to the local police office to obtain a booklet for taking their state test.
What Does '420' Really Mean?
What Does '420' Mean? 420 drug term meaning and origin for smoking pot. Why is the 420 term so important to the pot smoking culture?
Parenting Quiz - Are you a pushover parent?
Are you a pushover parent? Take this quiz to find out!
Is Your Teen Ready for High School Quiz
Parenting Quiz: Is Your Teen Ready for High School? Take this simple quiz to find out.
Parenting Quiz Is Your Teen Independent
Is Your Teen Independent? Take this quiz to find out!
Is Your Teen Ready for College Quiz
College readiness, is your teen ready for college? Take this quiz to find out.
Stress Test Is your teen stressed out
This teen stress test screening quiz will tell you if your teen needs to work on relaxation techniques.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book 2...
Trivia quiz for book 2, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 14-Year-Old...
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 14-year-old teens.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Book 3...
Trivia quiz for book 3, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban
What Developmental Milestones Has Your Teen...
Adolescence is a time of growth, development and change. Your teen will develop emotionally and socially as well as physically. This development may seem seamless to you, but there are distinct things happening in your teenager's social and emotional development that are helping them become who they are going to be - helping them to form their identity.
Heroin Drug Slang Dictionary
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Parenting Quiz Do you have a case of parental...
Do you have a case of parental burnout? Take this quiz to find out!
Harry Potter The Half Blood Prince Book 6...
Are you a passionate Harry Potter fan? Trivia quiz for book 6, Harry Potter and Half Blood Prince trivia quiz. How much do you know about this Harry Potter book?
Social and Emotional Development: Your...
For fourteen-year-old teens, puberty has become old news and getting more and more privileges and freedom from parents and little-kid-rules is whats important.
Theme Party Ideas for Teens
Teens love having fun at birthday parties and most teen girls really enjoy the planning of their birthday events as much as having the party itself. Here is a list of teen birthday party themes and ideas for you to use for your teenager's big day. Includes a birthday party planner with budget information, do it yourself ideas as well as where to find supplies.
Quick Tips for Getting Teens to Use a Chore Chart
Your teen may be adverse to using a chore chart, thinking that they are tools to get little kids to do things. You can help your teen see the need for chore charts by using these tips.
Emotional and Social Development: Your...
Seventeen-year-old teens act more in-control of their moods and emotions. They form stronger relationships than in the past and are able to build strong bonds with friends. Learn more about a 17-year-olds emotional and social development in this article.
15 Life Skills Teens Should Learn Before Living...
Life Skills will help your teen be independent and able to live on their own, which is the goal of a successful young adult and their parents. But it isn't easy. Older teens often feel they can take the big step towards independent living without possessing all of the life skills they will need to succeed in the world at large.
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 15-Year-Old...
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 15-year-old teens.
The 8 Most Effective Ways to Discipline Teens
Find out which discipline strategies are most effective for teens.
101 Fun Things to Help Teens Avoid Boredom This...
Winter activities resource article for teens and their parents, 101 Fun Activities for Teens to Do This Winter.
The Importance of Daily Routines and Behavior...
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their teenagers.
5 Ways Teenage Depression Differs from Adult...
The signs and symptoms of teenage depression often look different from adult depression,
7 Ways Teens Can Volunteer
A listing of where youth can find opportunities to volunteer their time and efforts.
6 Things Teens Should Know About Irregular...
Article for parents of teens on Abouts Parenting of Adolescents website - Irregular Periods Things Your Teen Needs to Know About Irregular Periods.
Water Games and Activities
Water games for group fun, Wet Tshirt Relay Game - Fun Summer Games for Teens
Middle and High School Science Fair Project...
Science fair projects and ideas for middle and high school students. Use these to research your science fair project.
Is My Teen Using Marijuana? How Parents Can Know
It is hard for parents to figure out if their teen is using marijuana teens will deny using the drug. Here are some ways to ferret out if your teen is using marijuana or not.
How to Choose the Right Program for Troubled...
Here is a listing of programs for troubled teens. Even when you know your child needs it, the decision to seek professional help for your troubled teen is still a difficult one. Learn more about these programs here.
Teens and Marijuana Parenting Quiz Is your teen...
When it comes to teen drug use, an ounce of prevention is worth so much more than a pound of cure. Is your teen smoking pot? You can get a good idea here and use our resources for help.
Is Your Teen Mature Enough to be Left Home...
Is your teen ready to handle the responsibility of being home alone overnight?
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix...
Trivia quiz for book 5, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Which Core Classes Must High School Students...
A glimpse of core subjects your teen will take in high school. All schools vary, but this list shows the gist of what your teen will be taking so parents have an idea of what they are taking about when they talk to their teen about their classes.
How Socially and Emotionally Developed are...
Sixteen-year-old teens are comfortable in their own skin and know the ropes as to the life around them. They've learned much about themselves in the past few years and are able to see when they are at their best and when they are at their worst. Learn more about their social and emotional development in this article.
Parents: Decipher Your Teen's Slang with This...
A teen slang dictionary - slang dictionary for parents of teens who need help with slang communication suggestions.
What to Expect as Your Teen Matures
Find out what constitutes normal emotional, cognitive, physical, and social development throughout the teen years.
5 Things You Should Do Today if You Suspect...
If you think your teen may be depressed, it's essential to intervene right away.
7 Common Behavior Problems in Teens and How to...
Common behavior problems parents of teens have to deal with on a regular basis. Learn how to discipline your teen to minimize behaviors like lying, cheating, skipping school, swearing, talking back and more.
Teen Jobs - Is Your Teen Ready to Get a Job Quiz
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Try This Free, Printable Contract for Teen Chores
A chore contract for parents of teens who want to set clear communication with their teen about getting their chores completed.
101 Fun Spring Activities for Teens
Spring resource article for teens and their parents, 101 Fun Things for Teens to Do This Spring.
5 Things You Need to Know About Teens and Dating
When teens start dating adults make assumptions that aren't always true. Here are five truths that parents of teenagers need to know about dating.
Find Out Teen Abortion Laws in Your State
A listing of abortion laws for minors Teens by state.
OMG - 100 Common Text and Social Media Acronyms...
Discover the meaning behind all those acronyms teens are using when they're sending text messages and communicating through social media.
Crack Drug Slang Dictionary
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Easy Chores for Kids and Teens
Easy chores for kids and teens involved simple tasks that can be done in a few minutes at most. They become good habits for our children to have and should definitely be listed on your family's chore chart.
10 Startling Facts About the Issues Today's...
Here are some startling statistics about the tough issues today's teens face.
Bullying Is Your Child a Bully? Parenting Quiz
Screening quiz for parents, part of our bullying reesources, 'Is your child a bully?'
20 (Free) Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Free printable birthday party invitations that you can print out and use for birthday parties, Come to Our Pad. Use these cards to save some money. Quarter fold and will work with most printers.
5 Activities for Your Teens' 2nd Week of Summer
Second week of summer activities for teens - 12 week series.
Leaving Your Teen Home Alone Overnight? Do...
If you're thinking of leaving your teen home alone for the night, these steps can help your teen's experience go smoothly.
Let Your Teen Try These Easy and Delicious...
Have your teen cook the family dinner tonight with these ideas for dinner recipes.
Parenting Quiz Are you raising a mean girl
Are you raising a mean girl? Take this quiz to find out!
5 Fundamental Reasons to Take a Look at Summer...
Summer school article for parents of teens who might need to attend summer school this year.
7 Water Balloon Games Teens Love to Play
These water balloon games are sure to be a hit with teens of all ages.
College Dorm Room Needs Checklist
A checklist that parents can print out of a first-time college student's dorm room needs.
5 Steps to Making Yourself a Leaf T-Shirt
Making a Tshirt camping and outdoor craft. Nature crafts for kids for camping events or family camping trips.
Plan Your Teen's Birthday Party with This Guide
Ideas for teen birthday parties, a planner for parents and teens.
50 Positive Things to Do With or For Your Teen
A list of positive and fun things parents can do with their teenagers.
Online Safety Teens Quiz - Is your teen safe...
Online Safety Teens Quiz - Is your teen safe online? Take this quiz to find out! Part of our resources, articles and quizzes for parents of teens.
Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire Book 4...
Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire Trivia Quiz Game for book 4, enjoy our questions and see if you can answer them correctly.
Plan Your Summer and Day Camp Activities with...
A summer camp planner for parents who volunteer to run camps for teens and older kids, organizations and clubs and family businesses.
Worry Your Teen is Immature? Here's What Normal...
Find out what's considered normal emotional, physical, social, and cognitive development for 14 to 18 year olds.
Try These Tasty and Easy Snack Recipes for Kids
Collection of snack recipes for Kids and Teens, includes healthy snacks, easy to make snacks and fun snacks for your party table.
5 Important Things Teens Should Know About...
Your teen needs to know about filing taxes, especially if they have an earned income or savings account. Find out what you should hare about taxes with your teen.
8 Steps to Making a Trendy Summer Tote Bag
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.
Check Out Tons of FreeNail Art Tutorials
Nail art is a fun teen activity that they can do with friends or with mom if she is adventurous. Here are some articles and videos on how to do specific designs of nail art.
Cross the River: Try This Fun Game at Your Next...
Fun party games for birthday parties, teen parties and other fun events.
10 High School Graduation Gift Ideas
Looking for high school graduation gift ideas? Check out these gift suggestions.
Make These Fun and Delicious Graduation Party...
Graduation party recipes for your teen's graduation party. These themed graduation recipes will work for all types of graduation parties and picnics.
Teen Birthday Cakes and Event Cake Ideas
Gallery of pictures of teen birthday cakes and event cake ideas. Perfect for parents or teens to get cake ideas for their next birthday party or event. If you are looking for cool cake ideas, we have them here.
Help Your Teen to Put Down the Cellphone With...
Learn which cell phone rules are most important for teens when it comes to their cell phone use.
Printable Goals Setting Worksheet for Teens
This printable worksheet will help your teen set and obtain goals by organizing their thoughts and having a place to write it down. Here are the directions to use it.
How to Make Sparklin' Hot Summer Nights Bath...
This bath salt recipe will soothe excited teens on a hot summer’s night. Plus they will love the glittery look.
Dolphin Relay Race
Water games for kids and teens group fun, this game is called Dolphin Relay Race.
What to Say to a Suicidal Teen
Do you ever wonder what you’d say to your teen during a crisis in which they threatened to take their own life? Suicide is an extreme but not uncommon response to teen problems. The threat of teen suicide is a time when knowledge can change how things turn out. Here’s information to help you know what to say in dealing with this delicate and dangerous situation.
4 Types of Depression Teens Face
Find out what types of depression most commonly affect teens.
Have a Troubled Teen at Home? 6 Helpful...
Parents of troubled teens need expert advice and support. Teens become troubled for a number of reasons and when this happens parents are forced to learn new strategies for daily survival, while at the same time figuring out how to navigate solutions for helping their teen heal. This information will help parents of troubled teens stay on the right track.
Balloon Squat Relay
Water games for kids and teens group fun, this game is called Balloon Squat Relay.
Group Homes for Troubled Teens
This type of program provides a structured, therapeutic environment in which teens receive assistance in making emotional and behavioral changes.
How You Can Make an Ice Cream Sandwich
a simple make an ice cream sandwich for parents of teens, from your about.com parenting adolescents guide
Parenting Quiz: Is your teen a slacker?
Parenting Quiz: Is your teen a slacker? Take this quiz to find out!
What are the signs of teen depression? How do I...
Teen depression, what are the signs? How do I know if my teen is depressed? A resource for parents you think their teen may be depressed, a listing of the signs of teen depression.
Teens Social Life Quiz Parents Are You...
Parents, Are You Sabotaging Your Teens Social Life? Take this quiz to find out!
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 18-Year-Old...
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 18-year-old teens.
6 Money Skills Your Teen Needs to Be Independent
Teens need independent living skills to be successful as adults. Here is some advice for parents to teach their older teens and young adults money skills.
Have a Sleepover Party for Teen Girls That Rocks
Putting together a sleepover party can be almost as fun as having one. Here you will find articles and resources for teens and older kids on how to have a sleepover party for teen girls that they will love.
8 Wordless Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship...
There are plenty of ways to bond with your teen without having heart-to-heart conversations.
How confident is your teen quiz
Teen Confidence - How confident is your teen Take this quiz to find out!
Top 4 Inspirational Books For Teenagers
Top 5 Inspirational Books For Teenagers
Parents: What to Do If Your Child Runs Away
Teen runaways, tips for parents.
Teens and Discipline: Natural or Logical...
How consequences are used in discipline with teens. How to distinguish between logical and natural consequences. Learn about consequences and teens here.
Beach Ball Relay Race
Water games for kids and teens group fun, this game is called Beach Ball Relay Race.
Think You Have a Troubled Teen? Look for These...
Article for parents of teens includes: What is a troubled teen? and Warning Signs of Troubled Teens
What Is Tough Love Parenting?
Tough love is an approach designed to help parents struggling to raise a troubled teen.The overall idea behind the tough love approach is parents loving their troubled teen enough to consistently set firm limits and follow through on appropriate consequences when they are not followed. Another important tenet of tough love is that teens need to be responsible for their behavior, making choices about what they do and being held accountable for any bad choices they make.
Parenting Teens Contracts: Teen Dating
A parenting contract for parents of teens who want to set clear communication with their teen about teen dating.
7 Ways to Respond to Eye Rolling, Back Talk,...
All teens behave disrespectfully at one time or another. The way you respond determines whether or not disrespectful behaviors are likely to continue.
The 8 Most Important Ways Parents Can Teach...
Find out the best ways to help your teen manage his anger in a safe and socially appropriate manner.
Parenting Quiz - Are You a Helicopter Parent?
Parenting Quiz Are You a Helicopter Parent? Take this quiz to find out!
Summer Activities for Teens: Week Three
Third week of summer activities for teens - 12 week series.
10 Ways to Send a Clear Message to Your Teenager
A sure-fire way of inviting problems into your relationship with your teenager is by sending mixed or unclear messages. Clear communication is an absolute must if you want to have a bonding relationship with your teenager. It helps build a foundation of trust, fosters a healthy self-esteem, encourages positive behavior and helps tone down frustration and stress in the family.
Birthday Party Theme Ideas for Teens
Pool party ideas for our birthday party themes for older kids and teens index.
Parenting Quiz Are You Giving Your Teen Too...
Parenting Quiz Are You Giving Your Teen Too Much Freedom? Take this quiz to find out!
Food Trivia Fun Food Facts Trivia Quiz
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10 Quick and Easy Craft Ideas Teens Will Love
Here is a list of quick and easy crafts, ideas and projects that teens can make in less than an hour. Simple step-by-step instructions for fun, trendy and creative crafts your teen can enjoy making alone to bust their boredom, with friends or if you need a craft for a group of youths.
Teaching Time Management Skills to Teens
Time management is an important skill for teens to learn in order to be successful. Parents, learn how you can teach your teen to use good time management skills.
How to Keep Your Teen from Boredom This Summer
Article for parents of teens, Keep Your Teen from Getting Bored this Summer by Organizing Their Time.
Does Your Teen Want More Privileges? Sign a...
Find out how to use a behavior contract with your teen to prevent behaviors and make your expectations clear.
How to Make Bracelets Patterns for Friends
Make friendship bracelets with and for your friends. Instructions include the basic friendship knot, how to reorder the threads and bracelet patterns.
5 Mistakes You Should Let Your Teen Make
Teens can learn important life lessons from these mistakes - if you're willing to allow them.
8 Communication Strategies that Encourage Teens...
These 8 techniques can improve your communication and encourage your teen to talk to you.

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