Enter the teen years. Soon your child will be driving, getting his own part time job and moving on with his life. Help him along however you can.


The Detectable Signs of Cyber Bullying

May 23rd, 2013 posted by Jessica Salt

Unfortunately, bullying is commonplace at schools, especially in junior high and high school. However, cyber bullying is even more troubling because it is harder to monitor. Both situations contribute to […]


24 Graduation Crafts & Recipes for Grads of All Ages

May 17th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

It’s that time of year again. Time for kids all over to don their graduation gowns and caps and march down the aisle to a new beginning! Graduation is not […]

Spring Yard Clean Up: Turning Chores Into a Game

Spring Yard Clean Up: Turning Chores Into a Game

May 17th, 2013 posted by Rebecca Brea

Spring is here and that means it’s time to pay some attention to the backyard and get it ready for the coming summer. Winter’s weather probably wreaked havoc on your […]

Teaching Your Child the ABC’s of Money

February 12th, 2013 posted by IHateFinancialPlanning.com

Aaaarrrrrgh!!*!!*!! Do you scream every time you hear your kids say in that whiney, all-too familiar tone, “I want it, I need it, all the other kids have it.” Do […]

My Son’s Teacher was a Bully

February 12th, 2013 posted by Patricia Gatto and John De Angelis

When my son was in sixth grade, he came home with a rip in his new sneakers. He told me the gym teacher did it during a sneaker check. It […]

The Respectful Child

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Webster defines “respect” as “to show honor or esteem for. To treat with deference and regard.” Implied in this definition is the fact that respect must be earned, and is […]

Teens & Smoking

February 12th, 2013 posted by Joan Bramsch

This is a most serious topic. I’m keeping my promise to discuss the Parental challenge to prevent smoking and drinking by a teen child. IMO the challenge begins long before […]

What to Teach Your Teens About Money

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jonni McCoy

There’s an old saying that ‘the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’. For those of you too young to have heard that phrase before, it means that children will […]

Nine Ways to Help Children to Cope With Loss and Grief

February 12th, 2013 posted by Sally Sacks

by Sally Sacks The biggest problem children have in coping with their grief is the inattention and lack of awareness adults have in the need to talk about it, express […]

5 Secrets for Handling Difficult Teen Parenting Situations

February 12th, 2013 posted by Barbara McRae, MCC

by Barbara McRae, MCC The most common issues between parents and teens arise due to poor communication, power struggles and a lack of empathy. If you use the same parenting […]

Teens on the Internet: How Can You Ensure Their Safety?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Suzanne Donahue

by Suzanne Donahue According to a recent report by Jupiter Communications and Media Metrix, the most notable increase of Internet usage, by age group, from 1999 to 2000 was among […]

6 Ways to Protect Your Latchkey Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Steve Cross

by Steve Cross As a parent, you don’t choose to have your kids at home alone, but sometimes the pressures of two parents working, school schedules, and baby sitting problems […]

Overindulgence Hurts Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Patti Teel

Raising my own children taught me that I owe my parents a debt of gratitude, not only for the things they did for me-but for the things they were wise […]

A Pubescent Plague (humor)

February 12th, 2013 posted by Keith J. MacDonald

The world is truly becoming a frightful place to live. Almost daily we are exposed to a fresh new array of life-threatening dangers … like for instance, that hideous rumor […]

The Killer Under Our Sinks: Inhalants

February 12th, 2013 posted by TheAntiDrug.com

Inhalants are common products found right in the home and are among the most popular and deadly substances kids abuse. Inhalant abuse can result in death from the very first […]

Angry Emotions – Your Child’s and Yours

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

YOUR CHILD’S Question: My child can’t control his angry emotions. He tends to lash out at others, verbally and physically. How can I help him stop getting so angry? Think […]

Pitchin’ In – Simple Ways to Get Your Family Involved

February 12th, 2013 posted by Colleen Langenfeld

We all have ’em. Families that would rather do a million other things than… clean the garage. do their homework. make their beds. walk the dog. practice their musical instrument. […]

Accident Report (Humor)

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

Guess Who Didn’t Take a Nap? : A Baby Blues Collection (Baby Blues Scrapbook No 3) In the third collection of this heartwarming strip, parents Wanda and Darryl are bewildered […]

Try To Remember

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

FamilyCorner.com Magazine | Woops! That page doesn’t exist… The page that you requested is no longer here or did not exist.   You will be returned to FamilyCorner.com main site […]

Arguing & Back Talk

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Question: I know my kid’s going to grow up to be a lawyer! He argues whenever he’s asked to do something. He debates his rights when he’s asked to stop […]

Positive Thinking for Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

During their growth and development, children go through many stages of self-doubt. They are always comparing themselves to others, and they often see themselves as coming up short. As parents, […]

Being Involved Means You Care

February 12th, 2013 posted by Caroline Shaw

I live with a Scotch-Irishman and he is a trip! I haveoften thought tomyself “Why is it that our children are so well-behaved?” (or so I am told). My husband […]


What Every College-bound Student Needs

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

If there’s one day that high school seniors (and their exhausted parents!) both anxiously await, it’s graduation day. And while college-bound students should be equipped with positive attitudes and good […]

Beyond The Blues: Kids and Depression

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Maryann Rosenthal

Over 11 million prescriptions were written last year for kids with depression. That did not include those who didn’t even see a doctor. Growing up is never easy. It is […]

Simple Mommy Secrets to Choosing the Right Chores for Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Michele Borba

by Dr. Michele Borba Several years ago I learned a Mommy Secret from my girlfriend about kids’ chores that I’ve never forgot. Cindy and I were busy chatting away when […]

Daughters Driving (Humor)

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

My daughters are driving. Let me explain what this means. It means that two teenage girls whose primary method of observation is “distraction” are out there aiming tons of metal […]

Casual Remarks

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

It’s a curious affliction: the tendency to talk about one’s children in the most brutally honest and hurtful ways without realizing that the cherished subjects of the offensive comments are […]

So Little Time

February 12th, 2013 posted by Megan Hartmann

by Megan Hartmann “Ring, Ring,” it was the phone call that would change my life forever. My mom went over to answer and began to talk. An instant sinking feeling […]

From The Mouths of Babes – A Teen Pregnancy

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

” I got pregnant in February of ’98 so when summer arrived and all of my friends were at the beach in bikinis I was shopping for maternity clothes.” An […]

Children Should Take Responsibility for Decreasing TV Viewing

February 12th, 2013 posted by Growing Up

Getting children to decrease the amount of time they watch TV is not often easy, but researchers from Texas A&M University and the University of Mississippi say encouraging children to […]

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