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Parenting Teens (12-17) Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to the challenges of parenting teens (age 12-17), including physical, emotional, and cognitive development, handling peer pressure, activities & sports, choosing a college, and relationships.
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I don't really know how to describe what she told me but basically, my 13 year old told me that every day, since she was like 6, she hasn...
My 13 year old son is worried about his nipples, a while ago they started hurting when he was in the swimming pool, and began to be painf...
My girl is 13. I have recently found out that she has been masterbating for a year now when she is in her room. thank god she doesn't do ...
So I feel like my daughter is super busy with outside activities so when she gets home all she wants to do is screen time. She finishes h...
Well my Wife and I were married in June. We were the "Brady Bunch" minus one. She brought three kids into the marriage and I brought tw...
My children were taken from me when they were 3 and 1 and just born because I am bipolar. They were raised by their fathers parents and ...
I have two children, a boy and a girl, both 16, turning 17 in a few months. They have always been close since they were young and still a...
My daughter is 15, long story! Ok, she used to be honor role student, then when she got into hi school she completely changed! Not to men...
Hi, I know the above questions is puzzling but let me explain. I've been a single parent since the birth of my 1 and only child. My 16 y...
What kind of support do you know of for teens who suffer social anxiety? It's such an awkward time. So much can go wrong whether real o...
I usually take precautions while doing this but, yesterday my son saw me. I ignored that he saw me, and i want help suggestion from y...
Both my room and bathroom doors were closed but my one yr old had opened them when she came looking for me. My son was keeping an eye on ...
my son is a healthy 14 year old boy who will be home mostly alone all summer as I work ( like most I assume!). He will be out of school ...
I was married for brief time , for my wife refused to sleep in the same bed with me and have any intimate relationship ever, for she was...
I was wondering if there is any reason for me to be concerned about my 17 yr old son. First I should say he is “normal” and gets straight...
Kids are under so much pressure these days. School is a lot harder it seems than when I attended high school. Kids have lots of options...
My boyfriend and I became emotionally involved while we were both still married. When we expressed our love for one another, we both sep...
The teen years are hard. No doubt. And in today's educational system, they try to give kids exposure to what it means to work in a grou...
I have a 17 year old boy who will be 18 in a few months. He had a great childhood and was always happy. He has a younger sister and 2 l...
My husband and I have 2 boys, ages 13 and 10, and I am currently pregnant with our third child. Our 13 year old is not my biological chi...
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