I Love My Teenage Daughter, But I Can’t Stand Her Right Now

Tears, fights and backtalk—raising a teenage daughter is not always a bed of roses. But what’s normal? Evelyn Resh wants you to know that loving her and liking her don’t always have to go together. I have yet to meet a woman parenting a teen girl who hasn’t looked at me at some point and […]

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Remembering Phoebe Prince: The High Cost of Bullying

The recent tragedy in Massachusetts serves as a poignant reminder to parents to remain aware of what’s happening to children across America. Whether you are worried your child is being bullied or bullying someone else, Evelyn Resh explains what to look for and how to handle it before it happens to someone you love. Burying […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Weight

When it comes to food choices and weight, few of us are comfortable talking. With teenage girls, the challenge grows larger—how do you create engaging, productive conversations without causing a fight? We’re all familiar with the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” And this is precisely what Michelle Obama advocated […]

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The Secret Culture of Cool

Every mother wants her teenage daughter to be surrounded by fun-loving friendships, as long as they are healthy. But how do you mind the dividing line between being cool and being one of the Mean Girls? I often hear from mothers of teens that the only thing their daughters want to do is hang out […]

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