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08/12/2013
Why I Won't Let My Sixth Grader Have a Cell Phone Should you give your middle schooler a cell phone? Our Kid Focused author weighs in... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildFamily/Relationships - TeensGood Will HuntingKelly CorriganKidsMatt DamonMiddle schoolParentingSmart phoneStay-at-Home MomTED talksTeens
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02/11/2013
The Four 'B' Policy in Dressing My husband and I decided on a clothing policy a few years ago when they started choosing their own clothes. We have the "four B policy"--meaning that their clothing/outfits may not show boobs, bra straps, belly, or butt. More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - TeensMiddle schoolParentingStay-at-Home MomTeenage girlsTeens
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08/06/2012
'Dog Days' Respectably Captures Middle School Angst 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days' isn't Academy Award caliber, but the PG-rated film is recommended for any readers of the series and their younger siblings too... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildMiddle schoolMovie ReviewParentingStay-at-Home MomTeensTweens
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10/11/2010
IconHere's a scenario:  some scummy high school boy pulls down your 13-year-old daughter's sweatpants in front of other students at a middle school in New Jersey.  The combination of harassment and assault is reported to the school.  What happens?  The school superintendent asks you, the mother, what kind of underwear your daughter wears in order to determine what was revealed, as though the punishment should fit the size of her drawers instead of the crime itself. More >>

Tags: AbuseChild NeglectEducationMiddle schoolMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingSexSocial IssuesValues
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