When Should Puberty Start for Boys?

What is the average age of puberty onset in boys? On average, boys start between 12 and 16, though recent studies have shown boys are starting puberty as early as 9 and 10. What does the beginning of puberty look like for a boy? Sparse pubic hair and growth of the testicles are early signs […]

Skin Care For Your Preteen

Some days, it is all I can do to not chase them around the house with an anti-acne cleanser, an exfoliator and some Clearasil.

Does Your Child Suffer From Anxiety And Stress?

Get your questions answered this week.

We Need TEENS Who Like to TALK

WANTED: High School student who likes to write, wants to learn a new skill and isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. WHY: TEENS make up a huge, vibrant and exciting part of our community. We want to know what is going on in your world. We are looking for sports and the arts […]

Tattoos for Tweens

So is middle school too young for a tattoo? Not if it’s a henna tattoo!  To celebrate the start of school, I took my 11-year-old and her friend to go get Henna tattoos. For just five dollars, they did a beautiful and unique henna tattoo on the girls hands. I thought it was so beautiful that […]

Shopping for Teens and Tweens

  If you are on the hunt for stylish juniors apparel, search no further! Here is a list of my favorite places to shop for teens and tweens. Be sure to keep these stores in mind on your next shopping trip! Abercrombie Kids In recent years, this classic brand has expanded its offerings from preppy polos and […]

Raising Healthy Athletes

If you have young athletes in your home you will want to read these tips for injury prevention.

Beware of Molly – She’s Not a Friend

Our teens and young adults are being inundated with designer drugs these days. As parents, we need to be in the know.

Should Your Son Get the HPV Vaccine?

I will never forgive Michael Douglas for tarnishing my image of oral sex. But, he did contribute to awareness about HPV.